Category Archives: quotable

Quotable royal wedding commentary

I didn’t get up in the middle of my night to watch Kate and William wed so I missed hearing them sing “And Did Those Feet in Ancient Times?” at the end. The following, by Colin McEnroe, is about that. … Continue reading

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Quotable op-ed

Carol Forsloff questions why Christians are skeptical of Obama’s birth certificate, etc. The claim used by Christians most to support their beliefs is that people should have faith and that faith will allow them to believe these exceptional ideas about … Continue reading

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Quotable Deepak Chopra (sorry)

I like what he writes here about the conflicts between Islam and Christian sentiments in an article titled What would Jesus do about Islam? These uprisings are part of a global phenomenon, the rise of the dispossessed. People don’t emerge … Continue reading

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Random quotes for lack of other ideas

“A hidden connection is stronger than an obvious one.” — Heraclitus of Ephesus “One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes … and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.” — … Continue reading

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To quote the man of the day…

“Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.” “In the long history of … Continue reading

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Quotable Tom Waits

I can see why the Man was so reluctant to loan me his most treasured book. Lowside of the Road: a life of Tom Waits by Barney Hoskyns turned out to be a fantastic read and the kind of book … Continue reading

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Quotable Soldier

From an article entitled Serving in Iraq killed my faith in God: I asked myself how could there be some guy in the sky watching over this mess? How was there a God who was fine with Luke being killed, … Continue reading

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