quote 1960

"When a Christian shuns fellowship with other Christians, the devil smiles.
When he stops studying the Bible, the devil laughs.
When he stops praying, the devil shouts for joy."

- Corrie ten Boom

child sadLittle Emily ran into the house, crying as though her heart would break.

"What's wrong, dear?" asked her mother.

"My doll! Billy broke it!" she sobbed.

"How did he break it, Emily?"

"I hit him over the head with it."

quote 1959

"A change imposed is a change opposed."

- Dr. Spencer Johnson, in Who Moved the Cheese?

studentThe social studies teacher had just finished a unit on war and peace. "How many of you," he asked, "would say you're opposed to war?"

Not surprisingly, all hands went up. The teacher asked, "Who'll give us the reason for being opposed to war?"

A large, bored-looking boy in the back of the room raised his hand.

"Alex?" The teacher said.

"I hate war," Alex said, "because wars make history, and I hate history."

quote 1958

"Evil preaches tolerance until it is dominant, then it tries to silence good."

- Archbishop Charles J. Chaput


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