Woo Hoo! It’s the next round of quotes. Strangely, no Bono this go around. I’ve got some interesting people here. At the bottom are down loadable PDF files of a 45 page eBook of quotes I put together. Feel free to add your own fav quotes in the comments!
previous editions of Wise Stuff are here:
Wise Stuff I’ve Heard pt 1
Wise Stuff I’ve Heard pt 2
What other people think of me is none of my business. –RuPaul
You want to know how big God’s love is? The answer is: It’s very big. It’s bigger than you’re comfortable with.” –Anne Lamott
When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.— Dom Helder Camara, former Archbishop of Olinda and Recife, Brazil.
Thou shalt not be a victim. Thou shalt not be a perpetrator. Above all, thou shalt not be a bystander.— Holocaust Museum, Washington, D.C.
Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition. –Timothy Leary, philosopher and psychologist
The supreme satisfaction is to be able to despise one’s neighbor and this fact goes far to account for religious intolerance. It is evidently consoling to reflect that the people next door are headed for hell.–Aleister Crowley Author and occultist
The bigotry of the nonbeliever is for me nearly as funny as the bigotry of the believer.–Albert Einstein,
Einstein and his tongue.theoretical physicist
The wiser you are, the more you believe in equality, because the difference between what the most and the least learned people know is inexpressibly trivial in relation to all that is unknown.–Albert Einstein
You can safely assume that you’ve created God in your own image, when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.–Unknown
I screamed at God for all the starving children, and then I realized that all of the starving children were God screaming at me.–Unknown
I think it’s about time we gave up religion and got back to God.–Lenny Bruce, Stand-up comedian, writer, social critic and satirist
If it weren’t for Christians, I’d be a Christian. –Mahatma Gandhi
Religious tolerance is not religious indifference. Tolerance means to value the right of another person to hold beliefs that you know are absolutely wrong.–Unknown
I have a dream…that some day my children will be judged not by the color of their skin but rather by the content of their character.–Martin Luther King, Jr.
In Germany, the Nazis first came for the Communists, and I did not speak up, for I was not a Communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak up, for I was not a Jew. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak up, for I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for the Catholics, and I did not speak up, for I was a Protestant. And then they came for me, and by that time, no one was left to speak up.–Martin Niemoller
It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.–Helen Keller
What I am looking for is not out there; it is in me.–Helen Keller
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting; by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.–Pierre Abelard
The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.–Bertrand Russell
Here are a booklet of quotes I did some time ago. Each have 15 pages of quotes. Download them!
Wise Stuff I’ve Heard pt 1 (pages 1-15)
Wise Stuff I’ve Heard pt 2 (pages 16-30)
Wise Stuff I’ve Heard pt 3 (pages 31-45)
Wise Stuff I’ve Heard pt 4 (pages 46-60