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And here at our Anglican Consultative Council,
by George Carey

And here at our Anglican Consultative Council,
we have many reports of growth and great encouragement.
- George Carey

But, as you have intimated, I am among those who would
be very wary of any military action in the light of
Saddam Hussein's willingness to allow the weapons inspectors to go in.
- George Carey

God loves us all, wants us all to share his kingdom,
has a role for us all.
- George Carey

We've got to trust the politicians with these decisions.
- George Carey

 

I think what Calvinism may offer us is that God's in charge of his world.
- George Carey

I think what has happened, actually,
is that September 11 has given a spur,
a renewed urgency, to dialogue between the great faiths.
- George Carey

The Israelis have suffered a great deal,
we must condemn suicide bombers, and we must never
say that the plight of the Palestinians justifies this terrible thing.
- George Carey

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I see no room in holy Scripture for any sexual activity outside of matrimony.
- George Carey

One I've been passionately committed to,
of course, is women's ministry; I believe solidly in
it as a Gospel issue and we've found our way through that.
- George Carey

What I'd say about that is that we must respect homosexuals in the church.
I've got many homosexual friends, the issue is not
in any way a homophobic reaction on my part.
- George Carey

In my time as Archbishop of Canterbury I've seen a
growing sense of unity and mission.
- George Carey

When the fire of prayer goes out, the barrenness of busyness takes over.
- George Carey

And I hope America will realise, as the only superpower now,
it really must use its power in a way that's going to build up the world,
and to support the United Nations.
- George Carey

We must get back to a very strong Christianity...
Christianity shaped America and England,
and we need to get back to those moral foundations that made us great.
- George Carey

I believe with all my heart that the Church of Jesus
Christ should be a Church of blurred edges.
- George Carey

We've got to find ways of confronting the issues that divide -
and at the heart of cultural issues,
you often find religions.
- George Carey

What I think is that we in the church -
and especially I as an Archbishop -
I'm responsible for maintaining our rules,
and making sure we hold to unity in the Body of Christ.
- George Carey

I'm on record as being understood to be a supporter
of a reformed establishment,
in which other Christian denominations,
and other faiths, play a major part.
- George Carey

People have described me as a management bishop but I say to my critics,
Jesus was a management expert too.
- George Carey

I mean, I can look back with great pleasure on what has happened in Sudan,
and our commitment to people who are persecuted in that kind of way.
- George Carey

If someone talks about union, fidelity,
a monogamous relationship, love, blessing;
I would say it sounds like marriage to me.
And blessing, you see, I think is undermining our sacrament of marriage.
- George Carey

An office boy in London was the lowest of the low.
The office boy was the tea boy.
He would be the dog's body: It means someone who would do anything at all.
I was quite prepared for that and enjoyed it.
- George Carey

And so in my warnings, I was pointing to a number of
incidents around the communion that could undermine
our growing sense of communion -
of becoming a global communion.
So that's why I pointed to New Westminster in Canada,
to incidents in the United States, and Sydney itself.
- George Carey

I think in my own country, at the way we've seen through
the ordination of women to the priesthood,
which I'm delighted about, and that will move on to
another level before very long.
- George Carey

From a Christian point of view of course we do want a peaceful world,
and I think September 11 did actually make people aware
not only of vulnerability and how transitory life is,
but there are forces of good and honor and justice
which speak to us of God and his love for us.
- George Carey

If there are Muslims who believe that they've got to
kill Christians to make a way for the Islamic faith in the West,
not only would they be disappointed,
but it will lead to conflict,
there's no doubt about that.
- George Carey

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach

We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

The buck stops here.
- Harry S. Truman

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

This moment! - this here-now - is forgotten
when you start thinking in terms of achieving something.
When the achieving mind arises,
you lose contact with the paradise you are in.
- Osho

For as long as I can remember, I've been searching for something,
some reason why we're here. What are we doing here? Who are we?
If this is a chance to find out
even just a little part of that answer...
I don't know, I think it's worth a human life. Don't you?
- the Jodie Foster movie Contact (1997)

Where am I? Who am I? How did I come to be here?
What is this thing called the world?
How did I come into the world?
Why was I not consulted?
And If I am compelled to take part in it,
Where is the director? I want to see him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Every decision you make - every decision -
is not a decision about what to do.
It's a decision about Who You Are.
When you see this, when you understand it, everything changes.
You begin to see life in a new way.
All events, occurrences, and situations
turn into opportunities to do what you came here to do.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Be here now.
- Ram Dass

Love is what we were born with.
Fear is what we learned here.
Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- Marianne Williamson

Okay, here's your first lesson: how to take a FALL!
- the movie Karate Kid

Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

The world is a better place because I am here.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living;
the world owes you nothing; it was here first.
- Mark Twain

Here are the opinions on which my facts are based.
- Anonymous

Seek always to do some good, somewhere.
Every man has to seek in his own way to realize his true worth.
You must give some time to your fellow man.
For remember, you don't live in a world all your own.
Your brothers are here too.
- Albert Schweitzer

It's not the situation that's causing your stress,
it's your thoughts,
and you can change that right here and now.
You can choose to be peaceful right here and now.
Peace is a choice,
and it has nothing to do with
what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Well excuse me - we've got something
a little unusual going on here -
time travel, parallel universes,
or just a little common ordinary insanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Those who have come here to hate should leave now;
for in their hate, they only betray themselves.
- Terry Goodkind

"But I don't want to go among mad people," said Alice.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the cat. "We're all mad here."
- Lewis Carroll

And you, Sonja, you look more beautiful
standing here than you do in person.
- the movie Love and Death (1975)

Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,
A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou
Beside me singing in the Wilderness -
And Wilderness is Paradise enow.
- Omar Khayyam

The world is a better place because I am here;
the energy that I radiate into this world
is a gift beyond my own understanding.
Through ME, an all encompassing Love enters this world;
and I am profoundly grateful that the Powers of Light
have chosen ME to be a conduit for Infinite Love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The past is no more and the future is not yet.
The only right person is one who lives moment to moment,
whose arrow is directed to the moment,
who is always here and now; wherever he is,
his whole consciousness, his whole being,
is involved in the reality of here and in the reality of now.
- Osho

Our creator is the same and never changes
despite the names given Him by people here
and in all parts of the world.
Even if we gave Him no name at all,
He would still be there, within us,
waiting to give us good on this earth.
- George Washington Carver

It's YOUR time - it's YOUR life -
YOU get to choose how you use it. T
here is no way that your life is "supposed" to be.
Your parents had their vision for your life.
Your boss, your spouse, your church, your friends,
and even the family next door have their ideas
of how you should live your life.
What about YOUR vision for your life?
What do YOU want?
YES, it matters what you want.
YES you can have what you want.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

Life is a constant opponent,
and an overpowering adversary if attacked directly.
The successful and happy ones dance lightly with life -
a parry here, a feint there - always engaged,
but never in the direct line of life's heaviest blows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Many of our own people here in this country do not ask about computers,
telephones and television sets.
They ask - when will we get a road to our village.
- Thabo Mbeki

Beauty saves.
Beauty heals.
Beauty motivates.
Beauty unites.
Beauty returns us to our origins, and here lies the ultimate act of saving,
of healing, of overcoming dualism.
- Matthew Fox

As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly.
Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime.
That's the toughest part of the day.
- Michael Jordan

Isn't it a shame that future generations can't be here
to see all the wonderful things we're doing with their money?
- Earl Wilson

Why wait until you're dead,
when you can create your own Hell right here and now.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Service to others is the rent you pay
for your room here on earth.
- Muhammad Ali

It is a mark of soulfulness to be present in the here and now.
When we are present, we are not fabricating inner movies.
We are seeing what is before us.
- John Bradshaw

He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife.
Then he realized there was a contradiction involved
here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife.
- Douglas Adams

A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're
talking about real money.
- Everett Dirksen

If Christ were here now there is one thing
he would not be - a Christian.
- Mark Twain


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