Aug 20 2014

Quotable: Peter Drucker

“Whenever anything is being accomplished, it is being done, I have learned, by a monomaniac with a mission.” ~

via http://techpinions.com/microsoft-is-the-very-antithesis-of-strategy/32303

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May 15 2014

Quotable: James Baldwin

“The price one pays for pursuing any profession or calling is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.”

from “The Black Boy Looks at the White Boy” in Esquire (May 1961); republished in Nobody Knows My Name: More Notes of a Native Son (1961)

Via wikiquote

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Apr 17 2014

Quotable: Steve Pettit

“People are down on what they’re not up on.”

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Apr 1 2014

Quotable: Denny Burk on Noah

“As far as midrash is concerned, Noah is the midrashiest midrash that ever was midrashed.”

–Denny Burk from his review of Russell Crowe’s Noah, via Challies.com

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Mar 3 2014

Quotable: Sam Horn

“God’s protection lies in God’s instruction.”

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Feb 6 2014

Quotable: J. B. Morton

“Not only must Justice be done; it must also be seen to be done.” from Rex v. Sussex, though I first heard it in the 1985 movie The Black Arrow, based on the Robert Louis Stevenson novel of the same name.

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Dec 31 2013

Quotable: Pat Carroll

Pat Carroll, describing her attitude toward her characterization of Ursula in The Little Mermaid:

“I (saw Ursula as this) ex-Shakespearean actress who now sold cars.”

via Jim Hill Media

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Dec 27 2013

Quotable: Wayne Grudem

“Everything that looks different than the fires of hell is the result of common grace.”

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Oct 9 2013

Quotable: D.A. Carson

“There’s no rulebook in Haddon Robinson’s ‘Homiletics’ that says, ‘Thou shalt preach the entire flipping book or thou shalt be damned.'”

 

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Sep 28 2013

Quotable: Otto von Bismark

“They treat me like a fox, a cunning fellow (Schlaukopf) of the first rank. But the truth is that with a gentleman I am always a gentleman and a half, and when I have to do with a pirate, I try to be a pirate and a half.”

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