Quotable Quotes

"From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked."
- Luke 12:48

"With great power comes great responsibility."
- Spider-Man

"A bureaucrat is a Democrat who holds some office that a Republican wants." 
- Harry S. Truman

"Is marriage really something that should be incentivised? And where the hell are all the small government conservatives when we're talking about Washington getting into the Yente business?" 
- The West Wing (Josiah Bartlet)

"As the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without deeds is dead."
- James 2:26

"Chapter and verse. I wanted to ask you a couple of questions while I had you here. I'm interested in selling my youngest daughter into slavery as sanctioned in Exodus 21:7. She's a Georgetown sophomore, speaks fluent Italian, always cleared the table when it was her turn. What would a good price for her be? While thinking about that, can I ask another? My Chief of Staff Leo McGarry insists on working on the Sabbath. Exodus 35:2 clearly says he should be put to death. Am I morally obligated to kill him myself, or is it okay to call the police? Here's one that's really important 'cause we've got a lot of sports fans in this town: touching the skin of a dead pig makes one unclean. Leviticus 11:7. If they promise to wear gloves, can the Washington Redskins still play football? Can Notre Dame? Can West Point? Does the whole town really have to be together to stone my brother John for planting different crops side by side? Can I burn my mother in a small family gathering for wearing garments made from two different threads? Think about those questions, would you?"
- The West Wing (Josiah Bartlet)

"Leo: We spent millions of dollars developing a pen that could write in space. Do you know what the Russians did?
Josh: Used a pencil?
Leo: Used a pencil." 
- The West Wing

"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all I can borrow."
- Woodrow Wilson 

"...if you combine the populations of Great Britain, France, Germany, Japan, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark and Australia, you'll get a population roughly the size of the United States. We had 32,000 gun deaths last year, they had 112. Do you think it's because Americans are more homicidal by nature? Or do you think it's because those guys have gun control laws?"
- The West Wing (Toby Ziegler)

"We have exactly enough time - starting now."
- Donella Meadows

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