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Century Marks

“Genius . . . sometimes consists of knowing when to stop.”
     â€”Columnist George Will, citing a Charles de Gaulle maxim in making a case forthe U.S. to withdraw from Afghanistan
“We all pray that our Lord, in His grace, may spare us from the devastation of a pandemic. Considering the implications, however, it would be prudent to prepare.”
     â€”Christian Reformed World Relief Committee, in a letter to Christian Reformed churches on the global H1N1 flu pandemic

“I take the ones I can afford and then trust in the Lord.”
     â€”Robert Brown, 60, from North Carolina, who has heart disease and emphysema, on coping with the rising cost of prescription drugs

“People wanted bigger weddings, newer carriages. . . . They were buying things they didn’t need.”
     â€”Mervin Lehman on why his Indiana Amish community is struggling financially

 

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