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Marvin Olasky Quotes

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Marvin Olasky quotes

A job should employ God-given talents in a way that glorifies Him.

It starts this way: The worth of a job is not defined by what it allows you to do when you're not working.

Passover and Easter are the only Jewish and Christian holidays that move in sync, like the ice skating pairs we saw during the winter Olympics.

I grew up Jewish, became an atheist and a Marxist, and 28 years ago, at age 26, became a Christian.

I still favor alternatives to governmental race-based preferences.

Most organizations should be pro-active, but philanthropists concerned with poverty should deliberately be reactive, learning from the efforts of ordinary folks who tired of looking the other way as their communities fell apart.

But to understand what it means to be strong and courageous, Christians should look to the person of Christ.

On sensitive issues, talk isn't cheap - it takes real courage to pry open topics nailed shut.

Those who believe in the importance of serving others should lead the way by fighting against the temptation we all have, and maybe especially as we age, to close in upon ourselves.

More people need to understand the games secular liberals play. Here's one rule-of-thumb: No matter how bad a story sounds - particularly if it sounds bad - recognize the pattern of defamation.

And yet, those who speak loudly and call anyone who disagrees with them a wimp often do a disservice to the cause they are promoting.

I don't know the right number of immigrants to let in.

Many American Muslims are peaceful and define jihad primarily as an internal struggle to improve.

That should be our test regarding immigrants. Those who come to America to tear it down or live off of others should not be welcomed.

Those who give of themselves rarely regret it.

Baseball needs to put the steroids era behind it by having and enforcing tough rules against all kinds of artificial advantages, so that spring can return.

Epidemics historically have tended to kill the very young and the very old, but AIDS is different: Those ages 20 to 40 are most affected, which means that so far over 12 million African children have been orphaned because of AIDS.

Fifteen years ago, while I was temporarily chairing meetings of pro-life leaders, I pleaded with the angry males to say no to interviews, and instead let beautiful pro-life women become the face for the movement.

Materialist philosophies that treat human beings as machines or animals possess the high ground in our culture - academia, the most powerful media and many of our courts.

Now that it's officially summer, here's my advice to parents who want to continue teaching their kids during the next two months and learn something themselves: visit Civil War battlefields.