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#1. I think it would be truer to say,' Philippa said, 'that both of us at the time had our reasons for hurting you. - Author: Dorothy Dunnett
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#2. Q: How can I help myself?
A: By remembering the proverb: 'The Path is not to be found anywhere except in human service', from Saadi. - Author: Idries Shah
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#3. Hence our verdict on these reformulated versions of St. Anselm's argument must be as follows. They cannot, perhaps, be said to prove or establish their conclusion. - Author: Alvin Plantinga
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#4. In religious belief as elsewhere, we must take our chances, recognizing that we could be wrong, dreadfully wrong. There are no guarantees; the religious life is a venture; foolish and debilitating error is a permanent possibility. (If we can be wrong, however, we can also be right.) - Author: Alvin Plantinga
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#5. Apparent failure may hold in its rough shell the germs of a success that will blossom in time, and bear fruit throughout eternity. - Author: Frances Harper
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#6. It must be an odd feeling to be thankful to nobody in particular. Christians in public institutions often see this odd thing happening on Thanksgiving Day. Everyone in the institution seems to be thankful 'in general.' It's very strange. It's a little like being married in general. - Author: Cornelius Plantinga
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#7. The mere fact that a belief is unpopular at present (or at some other time) is interesting from a sociological point of view but evidentially irrelevant. - Author: Alvin Plantinga
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#8. Things don't look hopeful for Darwinian naturalists. - Author: Alvin Plantinga
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#9. A humble person is more likely to be self confident ... a person with real humility knows how much they are loved. - Author: Cornelius Plantinga
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#10. To show that there are natural processes that produce religious belief does nothing, so far, to discredit it; perhaps God designed us in such a way that it is by virtue of those processes that we come to have knowledge of him. - Author: Alvin Plantinga
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#11. We know the excitement of getting a present - we love to unwrap it to see what is inside. So it is with our children. They are gifts we unwrap for years as we discover the unique characters God has made them. - Author: Cornelius Plantinga
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#12. There were car gods there: a powerful, serious-faced contingent, with blood on their black gloves and on their chrome teeth: recipients of human sacrifice on a scale undreamed-of since the Aztecs. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#13. If all we needed were ideas and positive thinking, then we all would have had ponies when we were kids and we would all be living our "dream life" now. - Author: Tony Robbins
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#14. To speak of sin without grace is to minimize the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the fruit of the Spirit, and the hope of shalom. - Author: Cornelius Plantinga
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#15. Alvin Plantinga is arguably the greatest philosopher of the last century. - Author: Alvin Plantinga
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#16. Human sin is stubborn," says Cornelius Plantinga, "but not as stubborn as the grace of God and not half so persistent, not half so ready to suffer to win its way."3 Stubborn, persistent, unrelenting grace that changes us. Now that's good news indeed. - Author: Dave Harvey
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#17. At the drop of a hat, people will say there are no roles for women after 40. It's there with a bunch of other rules I'm not interested in. - Author: Lesley Nicol
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#18. Christ, Elizabeth! Get your head back in the game. You're here to do a job, not drool over a hunky Brit. In my hurry to put some distance between me and the sex god, my knees wobble. I clutch the edge of the conference table to keep from - Author: Magda Alexander
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#19. To try deliberately for self-actualization is like trying very hard to fall asleep or to have a good time. - Author: Cornelius Plantinga
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#20. The Christian philosopher has a perfect right to the point of view and prephilosophical assumptions he brings to philosophic work; the fact that these are not widely shared outside the Christian or theistic community is interesting but fundamentally irrelevant. - Author: Alvin Plantinga
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#21. When God signs a check it never bounces. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#22. I think they look upon me as an old child, because I'm so little. - Author: Estelle Getty
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#23. It's all right to sit on your pity pot every now and again. Just be sure to flush when you are finished.
Mrs. Miracle - Author: Debbie Macomber
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#24. I grew up in and identify with and that she works and exists in. - Author: Abdellatif Kechiche
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#25. Reason is the power or capacity whereby we see or detect logical relationships among propositions. - Author: Alvin Plantinga
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#26. All sin is equally wrong, but not all sin is equally bad. - Author: Cornelius Plantinga
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#27. People tethered to God by faith can let themselves go because they know they will get themselves back. - Author: Cornelius Plantinga
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#28. Patience is like good motor oil. It doesn't remove all the contaminants. It just puts them into suspension so they don't get into your works and seize them up. Patient people have, so to speak, a large crankcase. They can put a lot of irritants into suspension. - Author: Cornelius Plantinga
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#29. At every stage, addiction is driven by one of the most powerful, mysterious, and vital forces of human existence. What drives addiction is longing
a longing not just of brain, belly, or loins but finally of the heart. - Author: Cornelius Plantinga
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#30. If you believe in evolution and naturalism then you have a reason not to think your faculties are reliable. - Author: Alvin Plantinga
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#31. Conservatives, come out of the closet - Author: Jon Bruning
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#32. Because they are human beings, addicts long for wholeness, for fulfillment, and for the final good that believers call God. Like all idolatries, addiction taps this vital spiritual force and draws off its energies to objects and processes that drain the addict instead of fulfilling him. - Author: Cornelius Plantinga
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#33. all you can do is he there and suffer. - Author: V.C. Andrews
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#34. Recalling and confessing our sin is like taking out the garbage: once is not enough. - Author: Cornelius Plantinga
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#35. Most of us form estimates of our intelligence, wisdom, and moral fiber that are considerably higher than an objective estimate would warrant; no doubt 90 percent of us think ourselves well above average along these lines. - Author: Alvin Plantinga
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#36. The way to thrive is to help others thrive; the way to flourish is to help others flourish; the way to fulfill yourself is to spend yourself. - Author: Cornelius Plantinga
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#37. There is superficial conflict but deep concord between science and theistic religion, but superficial concord and deep conflict between science and naturalism. - Author: Alvin Plantinga
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#38. For the Christian church ... to ignore, euphemize, or otherwise mute the lethal reality of sin is to cut the nerve of the gospel. For the sober truth is that without full disclosure on sin, the gospel of grace becomes impertinent, unnecessary, and finally uninteresting. - Author: Cornelius Plantinga
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#39. The thing about caller ID is," Red said, more or less to himself, "it seems a little like cheating. A person should be willing to take his chances, answering the phone. - Author: Anne Tyler
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#40. People are like animals. Some are happiest penned in, some need to roam free. You go to recognize what's in her nature and accept it. - Author: Jeannette Walls
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