Here are some of my favourite quotes.
I am just starting this page and will add more later. I need to acknowledge the authors (when I can find them).
23 Sept. 98.
Updated Jan 2015


 
Act in haste, repent at leisure.
"Old" = 15 year older than you are now.
He who cannot forgive another breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself.
-- George Herbert
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
-- Agatha Christie
Good advice is easily to give, but hard to take.
The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself. -- Oscar Wilde
(see http://thinkexist.com/quotations/advice/)
One of the main functions of formalized religion is to protect people against a direct experience of God." Carl Jung.
"The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul." Johann Sebastian Bach
The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.
"Democracy means despair of finding any heroes to govern you." Thomas Carlyle, 1795-1881
The God that I believe in is not the same as the god that you don't believe in. - Michael Harwood (2008)
None are more enslaved than those who falsely believe that they are free. - Goethe
A good speech should be like a skirt: long enough to cover the important parts and short enough to keep you interested.
- paraphrashed from Martin Bashir
Every prayerless day is a statement by helpless individuals "I do not need God today".
Failing to pray reflects idolatry - a trust in substitutes for God.
Never miss the chance to keep your mouth shut. - Robert Peck
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. 
A man's live does not consist in the abundance of his possessions. - Jesus 
Morality is the foundation of society. 
You are what you think (not what you eat). You only have one mind. Protect it! 
Only dead men have seen an end to war. - Plato 
The impossible is only the untried.
Spare a penny for Belisarius.
Life is like a game of tennis; the player who serves well seldom loses. - Anonymous
The best revenge is a good life.
Beware, walls have ears, but ears have walls as well.
Not everything that is true should be said.
Only read authorized biographies.
Innuendo, gossip, and character assassination have been elevated to entertainment.
 -- Dr. Laura Schessinger
If you don't like hanging around thieves and murderers, don't go to heaven. There'll be a lot of them there.
There are only two problems in life: one is not getting what you want and the other is getting it.
In life, pain is inevitable,
Pain make men wise,
Wisdom makes life endurable.
Faith doesn't go against reason, but beyond it.
Sarcasm is the lowest form of humour.
Do not be deceived; God is not mocked, for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap. For he who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption; but he who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.
-- Galatians 6:7,8
We see things not as they are, but as we are.
"Love is a feeling, marriage is a contract and a relationship is work."
-- Lori Gordon
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
-- Sir Winston Churchill
We are all faced with a series of great opportunities - cleverly disguised as insoluble problems.
John Garner.
Do you remember the test for amnesia that I gave you?
-- Michael Harwood
Art must be within certain confines and conform to rules or it can't be beautiful -- just like life. (We need to stay within certain rules ... for our lives to be beautiful.) -- M.R.H.
Most of us get so wrapped up in fighting alligators that we completely forget about draining the swamp. -- engineering quote
Ad hominem attacks are most often carried out by those who accuse others of ad hominem attacks.
The maid who sweeps her kitchen is doing the will of God just as much as the monk who prays - not because she may sing a Christian hymn as she sweeps but because God loves clean floors. The Christian shoemaker does his Christian duty not by putting little crosses on the shoes, but by making good shoes, because God is interested in good craftsmanship.
-- This quote is falsely attributed to Martin Luther
"If the bee disappears from the surface of the earth, man would have no more than four years to live." -- falsely attributed to Albert Einstein.
See, guys think of a woman as a swamp: You can't see where you're stepping, and sooner or later you just know you're going to get stuck in quicksand. And the more you struggle to get free the deeper you get sucked in. So every guy on the planet knows that the best thing to do is just shut down and hope somebody comes along to rescue you.?
- from "For Men Only" by: Shaunti Feldhahn
"Here in the body pent,
Absent from Him I roam,
Yet nightly pitch my moving tent
A day's march nearer home"
-- James Montgomery
"Those who believe that it is wrong, always and everywhere, to believe anything on insufficent evidence believe that very proposition on insufficient evidence, indeed on no evidence at all."
(theistic philosopher William Vallicella, 2012)
I won't admit that I'm superstitious because then something bad will happen to me.
-- Michael Harwood (2014)
You are unique, but so is everybody else.
History teaches us that history teaches us nothing - Hegel
Three people can keep a secret only if two of them are dead.
If we are victorious in one more battle … we shall be utterly ruined.
- Pyrrhus, pyrrhic victory"

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