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7 Famous Quotes by Frederick Buechner
7/11/1926 - (Present)
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Compassion is sometimes the fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else's skin. It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too.

Compassion Quotes, by Frederick Buechner

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Lust is the craving for salt of a man who is dying of thirst

Lust Quotes, by Frederick Buechner

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In his holy flirtation with the world, God occasionally drops a handkerchief. These handkerchiefs are called saints.

Saints Quotes, by Frederick Buechner

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In his holy flirtation with the world, God occasionally drops a handkerchief. These handkerchiefs are called saints.

Flirtation Quotes, by Frederick Buechner

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Religion points to that area of human experience where in one way or another man comes upon mystery as a summons to pilgrimage.

Mystery Quotes, by Frederick Buechner

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According to Jesus, by far the most important thing about praying is to keep at it... Be importunate, Jesus says -- not, one assumes, because you have to beat a path to God's door before he'll open it, but because until you beat the path maybe there's no way of getting to your door.

Christianity Quotes, by Frederick Buechner

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Something terrible happens, and you might say, "God help us!", or "Jesus Christ!" -- the poor, crippled prayers that are hidden in the minor blasphemies of people for whom in every sense God is dead, except that they still have to speak to him, if only through clenched teeth.

Christianity Quotes, by Frederick Buechner

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