"Quotables"

“I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.”

BARRY GOLDWATER, 1964 Republican Presidential Candidate


“It is increasingly rare to hear Scripture quoted in public, partly because of legal constraints, but largely because the Bible has become unfamiliar territory.”

Author DAVID YOUNT, in a Scripps Howard News Service column


“Kids are looking up to you. Don’t go out there rambling if you don’t know what you’re talking about.”

Actor MARK WAHLBERG on "a lot of dumb stars" who share their political opinions.


“I am finding that everywhere we go, ministers are hungry for a new and fresh touch of God. They are weary, and many are discouraged. They are sick of the American hype-gospel coming here. The foolishness and emphasis on money and prosperity have destroyed churches and incensed the press. Before we came here, we decided to take no offerings, and pay all our own expenses, for travel, food and housing. The press and the pastors can hardly believe it. An American evangelist who has no agenda, nothing to sell, and asks for nothing?

Pastor and Evangelist DAVID WILKERSON, during a ministry crusade to England and Ireland in June


“No matter where one stands on the issue of abortion, I think all would agree that no one should be forced to kill their child.”

U.S. Rep. JO ANN DAVIS, R-Va., at a press conference urging Congress to withhold funds from the United Nations Population Fund to countries that force women to have abortions.

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