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Fairy tales are more than true.


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Against a dark sky, all flowers look like fireworks.

Against a dark sky, all flowers look like fireworks.



God is like the sun; you cannot look at it, but without it you cannot look at anything else.

God is like the sun; you cannot look at it, but without it you cannot look at anything else.



Tolerance is the virtue of people who do not believe in anything.

Tolerance is the virtue of people who do not believe in anything.



Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried.

Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried.



I don't need a church to tell me I'm wrong where I already know I'm wrong; I need a Church to tell me I'm wrong where I think I'm right

I don't need a church to tell me I'm wrong where I already know I'm wrong; I need a Church to tell me I'm wrong where I think I'm right



The more I considered Christianity, the more I found that while it had established a rule and order, the chief aim of that order was to give room for good things to run wild.

The more I considered Christianity, the more I found that while it had established a rule and order, the chief aim of that order was to give room for good things to run wild.



A really great person is the person who makes every person feel great.

A really great person is the person who makes every person feel great.



When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?

When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?



It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged.

It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged.



But the truth is that it is only by believing in God that we can ever criticise the Government. Once abolish the God, and the Government becomes the God.

But the truth is that it is only by believing in God that we can ever criticise the Government. Once abolish the God, and the Government becomes the God.





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Nothing is easier than self-deceit.

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It is hard to read a newspaper or watch a television newscast without encountering someone who has come up with a new 'solution' to society's 'problems.'

It is hard to read a newspaper or watch a television newscast without encountering someone who has come up with a new 'solution' to society's 'problems.'



Humor is like music. It's a rhythm, and you just kind of get the rhythm of it, and you have to know not to let the beat go too long, but to leave a beat in there for it to gel.

Humor is like music. It's a rhythm, and you just kind of get the rhythm of it, and you have to know not to let the beat go too long, but to leave a beat in there for it to gel.



With Jace, you don't really get to choose your insulting nickname.

With Jace, you don't really get to choose your insulting nickname.



We must all wage an intense, lifelong battle against the constant downward pull. If we relax, the bugs and weeds of negativity will move into the garden and take away everything of value.

We must all wage an intense, lifelong battle against the constant downward pull. If we relax, the bugs and weeds of negativity will move into the garden and take away everything of value.



Man's most intelligent age may have gotten lost in history.

Man's most intelligent age may have gotten lost in history.



You watch people run for president, and a large part of what they say, they don't ever follow through on. But I don't think you can afford to wait on this [trade agreements].

You watch people run for president, and a large part of what they say, they don't ever follow through on. But I don't think you can afford to wait on this [trade agreements].



We all have different priorities. There's no one single set of ethical rules.

We all have different priorities. There's no one single set of ethical rules.



When we realize what we were before Christ and what we deserved in that state, it further magnifies the enormity of the gospel for us.

When we realize what we were before Christ and what we deserved in that state, it further magnifies the enormity of the gospel for us.




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