quotes tagged with 'hypocrisy'

Lesson number one for the establishment of Zion in the 21st century: You never "check your religion at the door." Not ever. My young friends, that kind of discipleship cannot be—it isn't discipleship at all.

Author: Jeffery R. Holland, Source: CES Devotional 2012Saved by jarvie in religion duty disciple consistency hypocrisy discipleship zion 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Ronald Reagan summarized the entire pro-life message this way: “We cannot diminish the value of one category of human life—the unborn—without diminishing the value of all human life.”

To be consistent, Reagan’s quote cannot simply be applied to unborn. Rather, it must apply to all categories of human life, not just the babies-to-be that rightly receive so much attention. But it seems that many in the pro-life crowd would amend Reagan’s words to say “American life” rather than “human life.”

Author: Connor Boyack, Source: http://www.connorboyack.com/blog/being-pro-life-means-being-an...Saved by thebeninator in conservative hypocrisy doublestandard prolife 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Anas relates that, “We asked the Prophet (saws), ‘O Messenger of Allah, shouldn’t we refrain from calling others to goodness if we don’t practice all good things ourselves, and shouldn’t we refrain from forbidding wrong things until we ourselves have abstained from all the bad?’ ‘No,’ he replied, ‘You should call others to goodness even if you don’t do all good, and you should forbid bad things even if you don’t abstain from all of them yourselves.’”

Author: Prophet Muhammad, Source: Al-TabaraniSaved by skkanani in hypocrisy piety hadith callingtogoodforbiddingevil 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]
This thoughtful, unassuming man has a rare ability to get under people’s skin without trying to. The anger his gentle consistency provokes is something to behold; it’s not the Democrats who detest him, it’s the Republicans! He is, in spite of himself, a walking rebuke to hypocrisy.
Author: Joe Sobran, Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com/blog/lewrw/archives/016370.htmlSaved by cboyack in politics hypocrisy ronpaul gop 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
I like your Christ. I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ." The materialism of affluent Christian countries appears to contradict the claims of Jesus Christ that says it's not possible to worship both Mammon and God at the same time.
Author: Mohandas Ghandi, Source: unknownSaved by Doc in apostasy christianity materialism hypocrisy 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
If you really seek to understand, without hypocrisy and without guile, there will be times when you will be literally stunned with the pure knowledge and understanding that will flow to you from another human being.
Author: Stephen R. Covey, Source: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, 1990 edition, 252Saved by rickety in knowledge hypocrisy seek understand guile pure human 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Often we Christians constitute the worst obstacle for those who try to become closer to Christ; we often preach a gospel we do not live. This is the principle reason why people of the world don't believe.
Author: Mother Teresa, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in example missionary obstacle hypocrisy 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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