Pasting: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 167 pages
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Familiar Quotations PastingIf the church wants a better pastor, it only needs to pray for the one it has.ndash;AnonymousThe pastor would appreciate it if the ladies of the congregation would lend him their electric girdles for the pancake breakfast next Sunday morning.ndash;AnonymousWhen a church seeks a pastor, they want the strength of an eagle, the grace of a swan, the gentleness of a dove, the friendliness of a sparrow, and the night hours of an owl. And when they catch that bird, they expect him to live on the food of a canary.ndash;AnonymousEvery age has a keyhole to which its eye is pasted.ndash;Mary McCarthyWe do NOT know the past in chronological sequence. It may be convenient to lay it out anesthetized on the table with dates pasted on here and there, but what we know we know by ripples and spirals eddying out from us and from our own time.ndash;Ezra PoundPasting ndash; ClergymanAvoid, as you would the plague, a clergyman who is also a man of business.ndash;Saint JeromePasting ndash; DivineDivine morality is the absolute negation of human morality.ndash;Mikhail BakuninThe fear of some divine and supreme powers keeps men in obedience.ndash;Robert BurtonTobacco, divine, rare, superexcellent tobacco, which goes far beyond all the panaceas, potable gold and philosopher's stones, a sovereign remedy to all diseases.ndash;Robert BurtonOf all acts is not repentance most divine? The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none.ndash;Thomas Carlyle

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