Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.
True humility is not thinking less of yourself. It is thinking of yourself less.
“We are all called, good and bad. The Church is not only for the good, or for those who seem good or believe themselves good. The Church is for everyone, and even preferably for the wicked, because the Church is mercy.”
~ Pope Francis
The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.
~ Paul Coelho
“This is a person out of control…He is the Chief Law Enforcement Officer of the land. He encouraged people to lie for him. He lied. I think he obstructed justice. I think there’s a compelling case…that [it] would be better for him to leave office than stay in office. ”
~ Republican Senator Lindsey Graham (1999)
Just a reminder, Trump’s attacked immigrants & refugees, people of color, war heroes & Gold Star families, the press, the FBI, Intel leaders & Democrats, Western allies incl. Justin Trudeau, Americans of all shapes & sizes. Who has he not attacked or questioned? Vladimir Putin.
~ Steve Beschloss
“You cannot be a Christian truth-bearer while simultaneously spewing political propaganda that contradicts the love of Jesus.” – Stephen Mattson
“The [political position] was a clever man, who had made his own way, heedless of those things which present obstacles, and which are called conscience, sworn faith, justice, duty: he had marched straight to his goal, without once flinching in the line of his advancement and his interest.”
The above was written by Victor Hugo in Les Misérables in 1862. It could easily have been written about a contemporary U.S. politician.
“The simple fact is that one of our two major parties — the one that likes to wrap itself in the flag — no longer believes in American values. And it’s very much up in the air whether America as we know it will survive.”
~ Paul Krugman