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American columnist 1907-
Somebody figured it out - we have 35 million laws trying to enforce Ten Commandments.
Thomas B. Macaulay
American essayist and historian 1800-1859
A system in which the two great commandments are to hate your neighbor and to love your neighbor's wife.
A. W. Tozer
American Christian pastor, preacher and author 1897-1963
Faith, as Paul saw it, was a living, flaming thing leading to surrender and obedience to the commandments of Christ.
American academic and social critic 1947-
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)
I know a fellow who's as broke as the Ten Commandments.
English author and academic 1932-2000
If God had been a liberal, we wouldn't have had the Ten Commandments - we'd have the Ten Suggestions.
American author, salesman, and motivational speaker. 1926-2012
If God would have wanted us to live in a permissive society He would have given us Ten Suggestions and not Ten Commandments.
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
American feminist historian and author 1945-
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
American journalist and critic 1880-1956
Say what you will about the ten commandments, you must always come back to the pleasant fact that there are only ten of them.
American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
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?
American basketball coach 1945-
The Ten Commandments were not a suggestion.
American Dancer 1878-1927
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.
American politician and actor 1911-2004
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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