Thursday, October 08, 2020

Consistency, and other quotes

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‘The word of our Lord endureth forever.’ “Hammer away ye hostile hands! Your hammers break; God’s anvil stands.” -- Credited variously to the Waldenses and Samuel Valentine Cole

“Misbehaviour is an ideal time to demonstrate unconditional love.” -- Heard on the radio

“If it’s true, it’s not new, and if it’s new, it’s not true.” -- Old Adage

“Battle not with monsters, lest ye become a monster. And if you gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes back into you.” -- Friedrich Nietzsche

“Some people do not want to be fixed, because being broken brings them attention!” -- Seen on Facebook

“The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.” -- Marcus Aurelius

“Moriendo, revixi; or Dying, I have revived.” -- Henry Vaughan

“You can’t kill off a culture until you kill the last person who cares about it.” -- Alan Lomax

“A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.” -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The essence of Christian maturity is to have a high tolerance for ambiguity.” -- Fred Smith

“Consistency, thou art a jewel!” -- Unknown, but often attributed to Shakespeare

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” -- Ronald Reagan

“You contribute nothing to your salvation except the sin that made it necessary.” --  Jonathan Edwards

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