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Quotes

  • The trouble with some self-made men is that they worship their creator. - Bits and Pieces, October, 1989, p. 9
  • “Designer-inspired Western-style jeans say ‘Me’ on the pocket.” - Sears Roebuck & Co. catalog.
  • God sends no one away empty except those who are full of themselves. - D. L. Moody
  • Come over here and sit next to me, I’m dying to tell you all about myself.” - Oscar Wilde
  • “I have found within myself all I need and all I ever shall need. I am a man of great faith, but my faith is in George Gordon Liddy. I have never failed me.” - George Gordon Liddy, Watergate conspirator, in The Christian Century, 9-28-77, p. 836
  • When Mother Teresa was passing through a crowd in Detroit a woman remarked, “Her secret is that she is free to be nothing. Therefore God can use her for anything.” - Michael Glazier, Inc. catalog advertising Free to be Nothing
  • At a party: “My husband and I have managed to be happy together for 20 years. I guess this is because we’re both in love with the same man.”
  • The smallest package in the world is a person wrapped up in himself.- Transformed by Thorns, pp. 77ff.
  • It is vain, O men, that you seek within yourselves the cure for your miseries. All your insight only leads you to the knowledge that it is not in yourselves that you will discover the true and the good. - Blaise Pascal
  • For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will save it. What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, and yet lose or forfeit his very self? - Jesus Christ