Klaus Barbie quotes

  • When I write I have no loyalty except to historical truth as I see it and care no more about British achievements and mistakes than any other.

  • Late to bed and late to wake will keep you long on money and short on mistakes.

  • Most people are slow to champion love because they fear the transformation it brings into their lives. And make no mistake about it: love does take over and transform the schemes and operations of our egos in a very mighty way.

  • All my life I've been aware of the Second World War humming in the background. I was born 10 years after it was finished, and without ever seeing it. It formed my generation and the world we lived in. I played Hurricanes and Spitfires in the playground, and war films still form the basis of all my moral philosophy. All the men I've ever got to my feet for or called sir had been in the war.

  • I cannot understand how any man or woman can believe in the Lord's coming and not be a missionary, or at least committed to the work of missions with every power of his being.

  • Men have presented their plans and philosophies for the remedying of earth's ills, but Jesus stands alone in presenting not a system, but His own personality as capable of supplying the needs of the soul.

  • Vocabularies are crossing circles and loops. We are defined by the lines we choose to cross or to be confined by.

  • In that moment it dawned on me that everything has to line up perfectly for something to turn out this awful.

  • You throw a perfectly straight line at the audience and then, right at the end, you curve it. Good jokes do that.

  • They (Liverpool players) are passing the cup down the line like a new born baby. Although when they are back in the dressing room they will probably fill it with champagne, something you should never do to a baby.