|Quotable & Notable|
Issue Date: April 1, 2005
Quotable & Notable
The cause of global development -- the fight to curb disease and hunger in Africa and elsewhere -- needs a forceful, charismatic spokesman who can marshal private resources and shame governments into living up to their commitments.
-- The Los Angeles Times endorsing rock star Bono as the next president of the World Bank
He is a compassionate, decent man who will do a fine job.
-- President George Bush endorsing his nominee for World Bank president, Paul Wolfowitz
Despite the churchs long, wonderful tradition of women in leadership, women still face a stained-glass ceiling in church employment.
-- Carol Fowler, Chicago archdiocesan director of personnel, speaking at Women of Faith: A Conference on Participation and Leadership
Society isnt doing a great job of, quote-unquote, integrating us. So we are setting up a place to show our unique culture, our unique society.
-- Marvin T. Miller who hopes to build a town in South Dakota where American Sign Language would be the lingua franca
Even St. Francis -- who was one of the two or three greatest human beings ever to walk the earth -- could be a bit weird.
-- Frank Cottrell Bryce, screenwriter of the film Millions
National Catholic Reporter, April 1, 2005
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