Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Quotes on Government, Christianity, and Education

“External freedom is only an aspect of interior freedom. Political freedom, as the western world has known it, is only a political reading of the Bible. Religion and freedom are indivisible.”
-Whittaker Chambers

“It is not possible to separate art from instruction. Great literature will teach and instruct in a way that is not heavy-handed, but it will teach and instruct. Lousy fiction will preach away like a bad toothache.”
-Douglas Wilson
Omnibus III, p.446

“A government big enough to give you everything you want is big enough to take everything you have.”
-Barry Goldwater

“Christians do not need to be in the majority in order to influence society.”
-Francis Schaeffer

“We’ve been creeping closer to socialism, a system that someone once said works only in heaven, where it isn’t needed, and in hell, where they’ve already got it.”
-Ronald Reagan

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