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We are to introduce our people into the life of the Church,
by Arthur Middleton

We are to introduce our people into the life of the Church,
which is salvation, that they may grasp its meaning,
its contents and purpose, to taste and see how good the Lord is.
- Arthur Middleton

Priesthood is not a convenient, historically conditioned
form of Church organisation,
but is rooted in the Incarnation, in the priesthood
and mission of Christ himself.
- Arthur Middleton

There is a rising generation in this country who do
not know God because of a general decay of religion.
- Arthur Middleton

Priesthood is forever and does not cease when a priest
cannot carry out that priestly ministry.
- Arthur Middleton

 

As priests uphold their people in prayer,
so their people are to uphold them with prayer and love,
for he cannot work without his people.
- Arthur Middleton

The Church's note must be a supernatural note which
distinguishes incarnation from immanence,
redemption from evolution, the Kingdom of God from mere spiritual process.
- Arthur Middleton

Many people experience Gethsemane moments.
- Arthur Middleton

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Times have changed since George Herbert...
but the principle and spirit in which he ministered
as a priest remains an inspiration and model for all priests.
- Arthur Middleton

The Incarnation is the medicine of the soul,
undoing the Fall and bringing man to the Tree of Life,
and the office of a priest is to administer this medicine in the sacraments.
- Arthur Middleton

The task of a priest, in some respects,
may be different today, but the principles upon which
Herbert built his life as a priest are of universal application.
- Arthur Middleton

The priest is Christ's slave, and Christ himself took
the form of a slave and became obedient to death.
So the priest in serving human needs lives a Godward life,
possessed by God and witnessing that only when lives
are utterly possessed by God do they find their true freedom.
- Arthur Middleton

There is a kind of thinking in the Church that wants
to reduce the priest to a mere functionary,
a managing director, where administration rather than
doctrine and worship are to determine the form of the Church.
- Arthur Middleton

If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation,
introduce the subject of eating.
- Leigh Hunt

I asked my friend Greg Andersson to introduce me to
people that can distribute my album.
- Joshua Homme

I pledge to you today that as president,
in my first budget, I will introduce the largest increase
in special education ever.
- Al Gore

They suggested I should introduce an element of reincarnation in the story.
At first, I thought that was silly.
But then, this whole time dimension began to fascinate me.
- Roland Joffe

Essentially my contribution was to introduce repetition
into Western music as the main ingredient without any melody over it,
without anything just repeated patterns,
musical patterns.
- Terry Riley

We are still waiting for the president to introduce a concrete plan.
He has just hinted at what he is thinking about doing,
but no one has seen a proposal.
- Grace Napolitano

You could say that when you introduce humour to your work,
you also step back a little from it.
You create a distance.
- Lars von Trier

As time went on, I did campaign to lighten the character a little bit,
to introduce some romance into the episodes,
outside activities, horse riding and fencing and mountaineering.
- Patrick Stewart

Part of my plan was not only to introduce all useful
animals that I possibly could into this part of Australia,
but also the most valuable plants of every description.
- George Grey

What must be the nature of the world...
if human beings are able to introduce changes into it?
- Paul Ricoeur

Being a Christian, I'm eager to introduce people to Jesus.
I just don't think I should do it in the science classroom.
- Kenneth Miller

You're creating an intimacy that everybody feels,
that it's their experience, not yours.
I'll never introduce a song and say,
now this song is about 'my' broken heart.
- Diana Krall

The jury could get the case as early as next week,
but the defense says they just want to introduce one
last-minute load of crap.
- Bill Maher

I've always wanted to introduce hip-hop filmmaking to film.
There's hip-hop art, dance, music, but there really isn't hip-hop film.
So I was trying to do that.
- Darren Aronofsky

One of the things I wanted to introduce in The Same
Sea beyond transcending the conflict,
is the fact that deep down below all our secrets are the same.
- Amos Oz

Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world,
and ten to one but she has the means of settling well,
without further expense to anybody.
- Jane Austen

Kant introduced the concept of the negative into philosophy.
Would it not also be worthwhile to try to introduce
the concept of the positive into philosophy?
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Creativity is the ability to introduce order into the randomness of nature.
- Eric Hoffer

If you ever have to support a flagging conversation,
introduce the topic of eating.
- Leigh Hunt

Humanity today possesses sufficient economic,
cultural and spiritual resources to introduce a better global order.
- Hans Kung

White lies always introduce others of a darker complexion.
- William S. Paley

With animal behavior, they're all fine until you introduce
some rogue element into the cage,
and then they go crazy.
- Jeanette Winterson

Everybody is somebody, so you don't have to introduce anybody.
- Vartan Gregorian

I met a congressman who claimed that he could introduce
me to two people who saw Amelia Earhart.
- Jim Sullivan

If I can introduce someone to something new,
as is constantly happening to me, then I am elated.
- Trevor Dunn

I limited myself to introduce a change in my way of
thinking and the way I see things.
When I look at my child, I do it in a different way
then when I'm contemplating a chair.
They are different...
the child is a living being, and the chair is an object.
- Meg Tilly

It would be wrong to assume that one must stay with
a research programme until it has exhausted all its heuristic power,
that one must not introduce a rival programme before
everybody agrees that the point of degeneration has probably been reached.
- Imre Lakatos

We don't watch the film anymore because we've seen it so many times,
so we'll introduce it, walk out and we'll come back
in right about when I wake up in the morning and walk
over to the shop and everything's changed.
- Simon Pegg

Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry,
but by demonstrating that all peoples cry,
laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea
that if we try and understand each other,
we may even become friends.
- Maya Angelou

You know that a given in life in human nature,
is that at a sporting event, a baseball game,
a football game, you never introduce a politician,
is because he'll be booed.
I don't care if he's the most beloved person in the world,
its part of the game.
- Mark Russell

And introduce an element of cynicism and darkness into
it and just realize that we're all vulnerable.
We are humans.
There is a finite end to this life and we're all going
to face it and a little silliness can help.
- Alan Thicke

I'm not playing myself.
It's a symbolic situation, where I want to introduce
a fascist behind the table.
I couldn't have had anybody else do that;
for it to be successful,
I had to do it myself.
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf

This year I hope to introduce legislation that would
require Power Administrations to list direct and indirect
costs associated with ESA compliance as a line item
on customer's power bills.
- Cathy McMorris

I'm sure there's going to be some material from This
Is Not Going To Be Pretty.
I usually use that song to just introduce myself to the audience,
although the patter in between the song is always different.
- Harvey Fierstein

It's like the old rule-if you introduce a gun into the first act of a play,
it's going to be used in the third act.
So if you do a movie about criminals,
you have to accept there's going to be Some action.
- Harold Ramis

I'd like to introduce someone who has just come into my life.
I've admired him for 35 years.
He's someone who represents integrity,
honesty, art, and on top of that stuff I'm actually sleeping with him.
- Shirley MacLaine

And I just think that to introduce an unknown Shakespeare is thrilling,
too - not to do Hamlet or Romeo and Juliet,
to do the richer Shakespeare.
People will come to this and not know the story.
- Julie Taymor

Unaware of the absurdity of it, we introduce our own
petty household rules into the economy of the universe
for which the life of generations,
peoples, of entire planets, has no importance in relation
to the general development.
- Alexander Herzen

The decree of a coercive tribunal would not need to
conform to the true standard of wages,
the final productivity of social labor.
It would introduce into distribution a genuinely arbitrary element,
with a very large ultimate power to pervert the natural system.
- John Bates Clark

During half a century of literary work,
I have endeavoured to introduce the philosophy of evolution
into the sphere of literature,
and to inspire my readers to think in evolutionary terms.
- Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

I thank you for your kind invitation to introduce me
to the president of the Republic.
Since I have not been out of my atelier for two months,
I have no appropriate costume for this circumstance.
Please excuse me.
- Camille Claudel

Declining overseas admissions costs us not only much
needed revenues for colleges and universities,
but much more importantly, we lose the best opportunity
we have to introduce foreign students to all that America has to offer the world.
- Richard Lugar

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

Each of us dwells in a cathedral of our own BEing
that is created vast enough to encompass Unity with all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May


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