Quotes: commandments

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  • Earl Wilson
    Earl Wilson
    American columnist 1907-
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    Somebody figured it out - we have 35 million laws trying to enforce Ten Commandments.
  • Thomas B. Macaulay
    Thomas B. Macaulay
    American essayist and historian 1800-1859
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    A system in which the two great commandments are to hate your neighbor and to love your neighbor's wife.
  • A. W. Tozer
    A. W. Tozer
    American Christian pastor, preacher and author 1897-1963
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    Faith, as Paul saw it, was a living, flaming thing leading to surrender and obedience to the commandments of Christ.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Hollywood movies of the Fifties, like The Ten Commandments and Ben-Hur, with their epic clash of pagan and Judeo-Christian cultures, tell more about art and society than the French-infatuated ideologues who have made a travesty of the best American higher criticism.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
  • John Marquand
    John Marquand
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    I know a fellow who's as broke as the Ten Commandments.
  • Malcolm Bradbury
    Malcolm Bradbury
    English author and academic 1932-2000
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    If God had been a liberal, we wouldn't have had the Ten Commandments - we'd have the Ten Suggestions.
  • Zig Ziglar
    Zig Ziglar
    American author, salesman, and motivational speaker. 1926-2012
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    If God would have wanted us to live in a permissive society He would have given us Ten Suggestions and not Ten Commandments.
  • Charles Morgan
    Charles Morgan
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    If Moses had gone to Harvard Law School and spent three years working on the Hill, he would have written the Ten Commandments with three exceptions and a saving clause.
  • Carol P. Christ
    Carol P. Christ
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    In my book I specifically discussed the structural nature of injustice and offered Nine Touchstones of Goddess ethics as an alternative to the Ten Commandments of Biblical religion.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
    Henry Louis Mencken
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    Say what you will about the ten commandments, you must always come back to the pleasant fact that there are only ten of them.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
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    Socialism violates at least three of the Ten Commandments: It turns government into God, it legalizes thievery and it elevates covetousness. Discussions of income inequality, after all, aren't about prosperity but about petty spite. Why should you care how much money I make, so long as you are happy?
  • Pat Riley
    Pat Riley
    American basketball coach 1945-
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    The Ten Commandments were not a suggestion.
  • Isadora Duncan
    Isadora Duncan
    American Dancer 1878-1927
    Isadora Duncan
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    We may not all break the Ten Commandments, but we are certainly all capable of it. Within us lurks the breaker of all laws, ready to spring out at the first real opportunity.
  • Ronald Reagan
    Ronald Reagan
    American politician and actor 1911-2004
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    We might come closer to balancing the Budget if all of us lived closer to the Commandments and the Golden Rule.
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