Showing posts with label quotations. Show all posts
Showing posts with label quotations. Show all posts

Friday, February 08, 2013

Friday's QOTD

Decisions become easier when your will to please God outweighs your will to please the world. 

-- Anso Coetzer

HT Busted Halo

Friday, October 12, 2012

Friday's QOTD

"The trouble with some of us is that we have been inoculated with small doses of Christianity which keep us from catching the real thing."

~ Leslie Weatherhead

Friday, October 05, 2012

Friday's QOTD

"Like a good chess player, Satan is always trying to maneuver you into a position where you can save your castle only by losing your bishop."

~ C.S. Lewis

Friday, September 21, 2012

Friday's QOTD

If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.

--Oscar Wilde

Friday, September 14, 2012

Friday's QOTD

"At least six times during the last few years, I have found myself in a situation in which I should certainly have become a Catholic, if I had not been restrained from that rash step by the fortunate accident that I was one already."

- G.K. Chesterton


and Blimey!  Countdown clock t' International Talk Like a Pirate day, when th' blog goes all Piratical on ye: See you September 19th!

Friday, August 24, 2012

Friday's QOTD: back to school edition

“If someone had told me I would be Pope one day, I would have studied harder.”
--Pope John Paul I

(Yes, I've used it before, but it's good.)

Friday, November 18, 2011

Friday's QOTD

If you are not tempted, you have no hope; if you are not tempted, it is because you are used to sinning.

--Abba Cyrun of Alexandria

Friday, November 11, 2011

Friday's QOTD extra

"The only text sent in this class would be to God, alerting him you'll be meeting him soon."

--Br. Stephen at my little Catholic university

Friday's QOTD

"Fundamentally, I don't think the Catholic church gets enough credit for being a hell of a lot of fun. There's great warmth and laughter in most Catholic circles, a rich intellectual tradition, a vast body of lore, an incredible range of characters, a deep desire to do good, an abiding faith against all odds, an ability to go anywhere and feel instantly at home, and even a deep love of good food, good drink, and good company. All that is part of the tapestry of Catholic life, but it rarely sees the light of day in commentary and reporting that focuses exclusively on crisis, scandal, and heartache."

--John Allen

(p.s. Thanks for the tip, Annmarie!)

Friday, November 04, 2011

Friday's QOTD

At least five times . . . with the Arian and the Albigensian, with the Humanist skeptic, after Voltaire and after Darwin, the Faith has to all appearance gone to the dogs. In each of these five cases it was the dog that died.

-- G.K. Chesterton, The Everlasting Man

Friday, October 28, 2011

Friday's QOTD

The man who lives in contact with what he believes to be a living Church is a man always expecting to meet Plato and Shakespeare tomorrow at breakfast. He is always expecting to see some truth that he has never seen before.

-- GK Chesterton,
Ch. 9

Friday, October 21, 2011

Friday's QOTD

"I can't. God can. I'll let Him."

--from a student paper

Friday, October 14, 2011

Friday's QOTD

“Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep.”


Along that line, we thank you all in hearts and prayers and the emails are coming....The Big Bleg for Adopting Alex and cool giveaway continues through Oct 21.

Friday, October 07, 2011

Friday's QOTD

"The Lord knew I lived in a hard town, so he gave me a hard head."

--The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth,
in front of his home bombed by the KKK.
Civil rights activist in Birmingham, AL.
d. 10-5-2011

Friday, September 30, 2011

Friday's QOTD

Courtesy the twitter feed of Mercury Falls and soon to be released Mercury Rises author, Rob Kroese.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Friday's QOTD

Atheism is a non-prophet organization.


p.s. Remember--Talk Like a Pirate Day is Sept 19th! Blimey, mates! The saga of Pete the Pirate, now F'thr Pete, continues!

Friday, September 09, 2011

Friday's QOTD

Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.

--David Hume

Friday, September 02, 2011

Friday's QOTD

Sunrise 30-4-2011
Politicians are talking about "Acts of God" again. Why do they focus only on disasters? A sunrise and the birth of a child are "Acts of God," too.
--Fr. James Martin, SJ (via fb, 8/30/11)

Friday, August 26, 2011

Friday's QOTD

“God has editing rights over our prayers. He will . . . edit them, correct them, bring them in line with His will and then hand them back to us to be resubmitted.”

– Stephen Crotts

Friday, August 19, 2011

Friday's QOTD

Many people want to serve God, but only as advisors.