13 things about Dane Bramage
The Quote and Epigram Edition
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- The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of one's self.
--Jane Addams, American social worker and Nobel Peace laureate (1860-1935).
- "The tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach. It isn't a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream…It is not a disgrace not to reach the stars, but it is a disgrace to have no stars to reach for."
--Benjamin Elijah Mays
- "Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged."
- Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- As a former fetus I oppose abortion.
- "Love. Fall in love and stay in love. Write only what you love, and love what you write. The key word is love. You have to get up in the morning and write something you love, something to live for."
--Ray Bradbury (who just turned 86)
- I am for the separation of liberalism and state.
- "Simply consider why those blacks who have been accused of bad behavior or demonstrate questionable character do not have their 'blackness' questioned, but those who are conservative and/or preach the virtues of hard work do.
--Juliette "Baldilocks" Ochieng, conservative Republican
- Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.
--Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915)
- It is inevitable that some defeat will enter even the most victorious life. The human spirit is never finished when it is defeated... it is finished when it surrenders.
- But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
--Philippians 4:19 authored by The Holy Spirit.(This is my life's verse
- Men of honor never stand for ANY question of their integrity. Liberals on the other hand, are so used to being called liars, that they don't even notice.
- Appeasers believe that if you continue feeding steak to a wolf, it will eventually become a vegetarian.
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