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That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
William Boetcker
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Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.
Hosea Ballou
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Robert H Schuller
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H Schuller
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Is there in all the history of human folly a greater fool than a clergymen in politics?
Pat Robertson
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Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Fulton Sheen
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Charles Swindoll
With vision there is no room to be frightened., No reason for intimidation. It's time to march forward! Let's be confident and positive!
Charles Swindoll
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We've had drive-by shootings. I've been spat on, slapped, shot at. One guy tried to stab me with a broken beer bottle. But the way we look at it, if people do the worst they can, we'll still wake up in glory.
Troy Perry
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Robert H Schuller
What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail?
Robert H Schuller
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I have a zero tolerance for sanctimonious morons who try to scare people.
Pat Robertson
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Edwin Chapin
No more duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.
Edwin Chapin
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Civil rights leaders are involved in helping poor people. That's what I've been doing all my life.
Andrew Young
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The Media is ruled by Satan. But yet I wonder if many Christians fully understand that.
Jimmy Swaggart
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Suspicion is far more to be wrong than right; more often unjust than just. It is no friend to virtue, and always an enemy to happiness.
Hosea Ballou
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Billy Graham
The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course.
Billy Graham
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The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Theodore Hesburgh
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Malcolm X
I believe in the brotherhood of all men, but I don't believe in wasting brotherhood on anyone who doesn't want to practice it with me. Brotherhood is a two-way street.
Malcolm X
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John Maxwell
People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.
John Maxwell
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The reason why the Son of God took upon him our nature, was, the fall of our first parents.
George Whitefield
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Life comes before literature, as the material always comes before the work. The hills are full of marble before the world blooms with statues.
Phillips Brooks
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Robert H Schuller
Every person is responsible for all the good within the scope of his abilities, and for no more, and none can tell whose sphere is the largest.
Robert H Schuller
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An adolescent is somebody who is in between things. A teenager is somebody who's kind of permanently there. And so living with them through the various teenage hopes and sorrows and joys was curiously enough a maturing experience for me.
Andrew Greeley
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Is the patience of the American people that long suffering? Is there no outrage left in the country?
Andrew Greeley
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Practically speaking, your religion is the story you tell about your life.
Andrew Greeley
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Would it not be much better to have a president who deliberately lied to the people because he thought a war was essential than to have one who was so dumb as to be taken in by intelligence agencies, especially those who told him what he wanted to hear?
Andrew Greeley
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I write easily, let's put it that way. And in a novel particularly, the characters take over. And they tell me what to say and they tell me what they're doing. And I'm a third of the way into a novel and then I just let the characters finish it for me.
Andrew Greeley
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If we get you in the early years of your life and we fill your head with all of the Catholic stories, then it's very hard for you to stop being Catholic. Catholics are Catholics because they like being Catholic.
Andrew Greeley
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You're a Catholic in Italy when you're born, it's unthinkable to stop being Catholic. You just take the rules a lot more seriously, because it pervades your culture.
Andrew Greeley
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There has always been a certain proportion of people who leave the Church on issues of authority and sex. That hasn't changed since we started doing research on it back in the early 1960s.
Andrew Greeley
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Two studies from the year 2000, however, indicate that Catholics give lower ratings to their clergy's ministerial activities across the board than do Protestants.
Andrew Greeley
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I have to say that I have no regrets about my decision to become a priest or about the major directions my ministry has taken me... I have been and am happy as a priest, and I have never been lonely... I could have used a bit more solitude.
Andrew Greeley
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