Quotations of the Day

Quotations of the Day

Different statements resonate at different times. These shimmered today.

A person has no religion who has not slowly and painfully gathered one together, adding to it, shaping it, and one’s religion is never complete and final, it seems, but must always be undergoing modification.
— D.H. Lawrence

It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.
— Hubert H. Humphrey

The religion that is afraid of science dishonors God and commits suicide.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love.
— Jonathan Swift

The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority.
— Stanley Milgram

Christianity, with its doctrine of humility, of forgiveness, of love, is incompatible with the State, with its haughtiness, its violence, its punishment, its wars.
— Leo Tolstoy

Christianity has been buried inside the walls of churches and secured with the shackles of dogmatism. Let it be liberated to come into the midst of us and teach us freedom, equality and love.
— Minna Canth

The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic, or intellectual, forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the basis for understanding much of what is not shared between them, and lessens the threat of their difference.
— Audre Lorde

A person will worship something, have no doubt about that. We may think our tribute is paid in secret in the dark recesses of our hearts, but it will out. That which dominates our imaginations and our thoughts will determine our lives, and our character. Therefore, it behooves us to be careful what we worship, for what we are worshipping we are becoming.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fundamentalism isn’t about religion. It’s about power.
— Salman Rushdie

I want you to just let a wave of intolerance wash over you. I want you to let a wave of hatred wash over you. Yes, hate is good … if a Christian voted for Clinton, he sinned against God. It’s that simple. Our goal is a Christian nation. We have a biblical duty, we are called by God to conquer this country.
— Randall Terry, former leader of Operation Rescue

Who does not see that the same authority which can establish Christianity, in exclusion of all other religions, may establish with the same ease any particular sect of Christians, in exclusion of all other sects?
— James Madison

Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church, and the private school, supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and state forever separate.
— Ulysses S. Grant

When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
— Anais Nin

The Press was protected so that it could bare the secrets of the government and inform the people. Only a free and unrestrained press can effectively expose deception in government. And paramount among the responsibilities of a free press is the duty to prevent any part of the government from deceiving the people.
— Justice Hugo L. Black

The people of this country, not special interest big money, should be the source of all political power.
— Paul Wellstone

In politics, strangely enough, the best way to play your cards is to lay them face upwards on the table.
— H. G. Wells

There is no reason to accept the doctrines crafted to sustain power and privilege, or to believe that we are constrained by mysterious and unknown social laws. These are simply decisions made within institutions that are subject to human will and that must face the test of legitimacy. And if they do not meet the test, they can be replaced by other institutions that are more free and more just, as has happened often in the past.
— Noam Chomsky

Justice is conscience, not a personal conscience but the conscience of the whole of humanity. Those who clearly recognize the voice of their own conscience usually recognize also the voice of justice.
— Alexander Solzhenitsyn

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    MARK13V30TO37
    PART2 BY…CLOUD1
    Introduction :Please, let us, each and everyone of us ,in the privacy of our own homes,or in our public or educational library, exercise our Godly domain, of freedom of thought, and TAKE OUT THE BIBLE, AND PUT TO THE BIBLICAL TEST, THE SPIRIT INSPIRED TEACHINGS, AS PRESENTED HERE, BY “CLOUD 1″.The early disciples of Jesus, used this method of testing and examining the scriptures.They used it to make those ones, that they were converting,sure of all the things.Sure of all the teaching that they were being taught by them.{ acts 17 verses 10 to 13} Yes,Johns’directive was for the believers to test the teachings, they were being taught, by teachers, within their congregations. This is what the spirit directed, apostle John, advised all Christians, who wanted to be found faithful, to contining doing. John ADVISED,”TEST THE SPIRIT”, TEST THE INSPIRED EXPRESSIONS. {2 thess.2 verses1,2}{2PETER2VERSES1TO9} JOHN ADVISED THEM TO DO IT OPENLY, IN PUBLIC, IN THEIR MEETING TOGETHER. IN THAT WAY THERE COULD BE NO SECRET SOCIETY, NO PERSON OR PERSONS ABOVE HAVING THEIR TEACHINGS, QUESTIONED AND PUT TO THE BIBLE TEST.What John advised,I ADVISE;TEST TEACHINGS BEFORE ACCEPTING AND BELIEVING THEM. …
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