A nervous young minister, new to the church, told the flock, “For my text today, I will take the words, ‘And they fed five men with five thousand loaves of bread and two thousand fishes.'”
A member of the flock raised his hand and said, “That’s not much of a trick. I could do that.”
The minister didn’t respond. However, the next Sunday he decided to repeat the text. This time he did it properly: “And they fed five thousand men with five loaves of bread and two fishes.”
Smiling, the minister said to the noisy man, “Could you do that, Mr. Perkins?”
The member of the flock said, “I sure could.”
“How would you do it?”
“With all the food I had left over from last Sunday!”
The commandments, “You shall not commit adultery; You shall not murder; You shall not steal; You shall not covet,” and any other commandment, are summed up in this word, “Love your neighbor as yourself.”
– Romans 13:9
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary — the evil it does is permanent.
– Mahatma Gandhi
In many parts of the world the people are searching for a solution which would link the two basic values: peace and justice. The two are like bread and salt for mankind.
– Lech Walesa
from his Nobel Lecture
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