Monday, July 30, 2012

"The glory of great men should always be measured by the means they have used to acquire it."
-- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

"Stoop and you'll be stepped on; stand tall and you'll be shot at."  

-- Carlos A. Urbizo

Monday, July 23, 2012

“The miracles of Jesus were the ordinary works of his Father, wrought small and swift that we might take them in.”

-- George MacDonald

Thursday, July 05, 2012

"Ye know, doan't ye, what it feels like when ye burn yer hand . . wi' a match when ye're lightin' one of they godless cigarettes? Aye. It stings wi' a fearful pain, doan't it? And ye run away to clap a bit o' butter on it . . . Ah but there'll be no butter in hell!"

-- Amos Starkadder, in the novel Cold Comfort Farm (Stella Gibbons, author)