Wednesday, June 23, 2010

more words of wisdom...

O Lord. Breathe on us new life.

Words for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
as the General Assembly prepares to meet:

Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people.
-.George Bernard Shaw.

There are, in every age, new error to be rectified and new prejudices to be opposed.
- Samuel Johnson

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable....Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals
. - Martin Luther King Jr.

Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of
of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions. - Albert Einstein

We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it presses.
- Carl Gustav Jung

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
- Oscar Wilde

People only see what they are prepared to see. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation. - Mark Twain

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