|Quotable & Notable|
Issue Date: January 13, 2006
Quotable & Notable
I think everyone born is born with talent. We all come from the creator trailing wisps of glory.
-- Poet Maya Angelou
Abramoff deals, Congress quakes
-- Headline in The Christian Science Monitor above a story about Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoffs reaching a plea bargain with federal prosecutors investigating allegations of bribery among members of Congress and Capitol Hill aides
We just love to give away money.
-- Sister of Mercy Ruth Ravey announcing that the order will use proceeds from the 2000 sale of Trinity College, Burlington, Vt., to make grants of up to $10,000 to Vermont groups or individuals working for peace
We cannot presume that members of Congress cannot discern right from wrong.
-- Philippine Congressman Rolex Suplico rejecting Archbishop Fernando Capallas suggestion to create a Bishops-Congressmens Forum that would give elected officials moral guidance
Perhaps we should give out cell phone numbers for members of Congress so that our patients can call them for help.
-- Bismarck, N.D., pharmacist Tony P. Welder, who said he was snarled in the electronic equivalent of red tape Jan. 2 when the new Medicare prescription program went into effect
Disneys bid to establish a bankable family movie franchise on the order of the Harry Potter series appears to have succeeded.
-- L.A. Times entertainment business reporter R. Kinsey Lowes assessment of the movie The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
National Catholic Reporter, January 13, 2006
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