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  • #1
    Dorothy Day
    “Those who cannot see Christ in the poor are atheists indeed. ”
    Dorothy Day


  • #2
    Dorothy Day
    “The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us?”
    Dorothy Day


  • #3
    Dorothy Day
    “I really only love God as much as I love the person I love the least.”
    Dorothy Day


  • #4
    Molly Ivins
    “Next time I tell you someone from Texas should not be president of the United States, please pay attention."

    [Shrub Flubs His Dub, The Nation, June 18, 2001]”
    Molly Ivins


  • #5
    Molly Ivins
    “Politics is not a picture on a wall or a television sitcom that you can decide you don't much care for.”
    Molly Ivins


  • #6
    Molly Ivins
    “I believe all Southern liberals come from the same starting point--race. Once you figure out they are lying to you about race, you start to question everything.”
    Molly Ivins


  • #7
    Molly Ivins
    “I dearly love the state of Texas, but I consider that a harmless perversion on my part, and discuss it only with consenting adults.”
    Molly Ivins


  • #8
    Molly Ivins
    “When politicians start talking about large groups of their fellow Americans as 'enemies,' it's time for a quiet stir of alertness. Polarizing people is a good way to win an election, and also a good way to wreck a country.”
    Molly Ivins


  • #9
    Molly Ivins
    “Margaret Atwood, the Canadian novelist, once asked a group of women at a university why they felt threatened by men. The women said they were afraid of being beaten, raped, or killed by men. She then asked a group of men why they felt threatened by women. They said they were afraid women would laugh at them.”
    Molly Ivins, Molly Ivins Can't Say That, Can She?


  • #10
    Molly Ivins
    “I believe that ignorance is the root of all evil.
    And that no one knows the truth.”
    Molly Ivins


  • #11
    Molly Ivins
    “The first rule of holes: When you're in one stop digging.”
    Molly Ivins


  • #12
    Molly Ivins
    “It's all very well to run around saying regulation is bad, get the government off our backs, etc. Of course our lives are regulated. When you come to a stop sign, you stop; if you want to go fishing, you get a license; if you want to shoot ducks, you can shoot only three ducks. The alternative is dead bodies at the intersection, no fish, and no ducks. OK?

    (Getting Control of the Frontier, Gainsville Sun, March 22, 1995)”
    Molly Ivins


  • #13
    Molly Ivins
    “What you need is sustained outrage...there's far too much unthinking respect given to authority.”
    Molly Ivins


  • #14
    Stephen Colbert
    “I cannot stand people who disagree with me on the issue of Roe v. Wade... which I believe is about the proper way to cross a lake.”
    Stephen Colbert




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