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Quote of the Day: New York Times film critic A.O. Scott

“‘Noah’ is rated PG-13 (Parents strongly cautioned). ‘And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven; and they were destroyed from the earth: and only Noah remained alive, and they that were with him in the […]

Quote of the Day: President Obama

“His job is a little more elevated. We’re down on the ground dealing with the often profane, and he’s dealing with higher powers.”  – President Obama, talking about Pope Francis after their first meeting on Thursday.

Quote of the Day: Timberlake Christian School

“We believe that unless Sunnie as well as her family clearly understand that God has made her female and her dress and behavior need to follow suit with her God-ordained identity, that TCS is not the best place for her future education.” – Timberlake Christian School in Forest, Va., in a letter the family of […]

Quote of the Day: Evangelist Franklin Graham

“World Vision maintains that their decision is based on unifying the church – which I find offensive – as if supporting sin and sinful behavior can unite the church.” – Evangelist Franklin Graham, after the evangelical relief group World Vision said it would recognize the same-sex marriages of its employees.

Quote of the Day: U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman

“Many Michigan residents have religious convictions whose principles govern the conduct of their daily lives and inform their own viewpoints about marriage. Nonetheless, these views cannot strip other citizens of the guarantees of equal protection under the law.” – U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman, in striking down Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage.

Quote of the Day: Microsoft founder Bill Gates

“The mystery and the beauty of the world is overwhelmingly amazing, and there’s no scientific explanation of how it came about. To say that it was generated by random numbers, that does seem, you know, sort of an uncharitable view.” – Microsoft founder Bill Gates, in an interview with Rolling Stone.

Quote of the Day: Catholic League president Bill Donohue

“I have had my last Guinness and Sam Adams. Heineken was always slop, to there is no sacrifice there.” – Catholic League president Bill Donohue, in urging Catholics to boycott the beers after corporate officials pulled out of sponsoring St. Patrick’s Day parades in Boston and New York because gay groups are banned.