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That was one of the things she held against missionaries: how they stressed Christ's submission to humiliation, and so had conditioned the people of Africa to humiliation by the white man.

Nadine Gordimer

I have seen, at different times, the smoke of a thousand villages --- villages whose people are without Christ, without God, and without hope in the world.

Robert Moffat

And people who do not know the Lord ask why in the world we waste our lives as missionaries. They forget that they too are expending their lives... and when the bubble has burst they will have nothing of eternal significance to show for the years they have wasted.

Nate Saint

I was intrigued and enormously drawn to extremism by people who had blown their lives or who had taken their lives outside the normal conventions of society.

Brett Whiteley

Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.

Coco Chanel

Vulgarity is the conduct of other people, just as falsehoods are the truths of other people.

Oscar Wilde

Governments are republican only in proportion as they employ the will of the people and execute it.

Thomas Jefferson

There are people still in the Republican Party that I believe practice the communication of anger, of disappointment, of regret, of pain, of sorrow, of suffering. That's not what the American people want to hear.

Frank Luntz

Our economy is robust and will remain strong as more Americans who want a job find one. Republican economic policies based on tax relief are working for the American people.

Dennis Hastert

What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.

Henry David Thoreau

Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly, even if they roll a few stones upon it.

Albert Schweitzer

Do not fear risk. All exploration, all growth is calculated. Without challenge people cannot reach their higher selves. Only if we are willing to walk over the edge can we become winners.


If people never did silly things, then nothing intelligent would ever get done.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.

William Hazlitt

Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness.

Henri Frederic Amiel

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