We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.permalink source: Abigail Adams
In adultery, there is usually tenderness and self-sacrifice; in murder, courage; in profanation and blasphemy, a certain satanic splendor. Judas elected those offenses unvisited by any virtues: abuse of confidence and informing.permalink source: J.L. Borges, Three Versions of Judas
We cannot tolerate failure in our struggle with sin chiefly because we are success-oriented, not because we know it is offensive to God.permalink source: Jerry Bridges
As we grow in holiness, we grow in hatred of sin; and God, being infinitely holy, has an infinite hatred of sin.permalink source: Jerry Bridges
[Sir Stafford Cripps] has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.permalink source: Winston Churchill
Between the idea And the reality Between the motion And the act Falls the Shadowpermalink source: T.S. Eliot, "The Hollow Men"
Between the conception And the creation Between the emotion And the response Falls the Shadowpermalink source: T.S. Eliot, "The Hollow Men"
What Goes Around Comes Around
During one riot in Michigan, one woman sold stones to rioters. . . . Small stones went for $1, larger stones brought in $5 a piece. Most of the rocks were thrown at police. . . . The woman claimed that she collected about $70 from her efforts, but she stopped when she was hit by a rock herself.permalink source: Discover Your Inner Economist, Tyler Cowen via http://www.blog.sethroberts.net/2007/08/18/what-goes-around-comes-around/