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Sunday, January 20, 2013

They said it ...

The Bible tells us to love our neighbours and also to love our enemies, probably because they are the same people
--G. K. Chesterton

Based on what you know about him in history books, what do you think Abraham Lincoln would be doing if he were alive today? (1) Writing his memoirs of the Civil War. (2) Advising the President. (3) Desperately clawing at the inside of his coffin.
- David Letterman

I like long walks, espcially when they are taken by people who annoy me
--Sir Fred Allen (old All Black)

I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Their paranoid fear of a possible dystopic future prevents us from addressing our actual dystopic present
--TV host Jon Stewart on opponents of gun control

Nothing reassures parents more than surrounding their kids with the kind of guys who have a lot of weapons and nothing to do on weekdays
--TV host Stephen Colbert on putting armed guards in schools

There were flames flying around everywhere ... I just felt calm and I know God would look after me.  He didn't do a very good job with the house, though
--Clive Hartley, survivor of a Canterbury bushfire where his parents' house was razed.

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