Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Richard Cushing, fully Richard James Cushing, aka RIchard Cardinal Cushing

American Prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, Archbishop of Boston, Created a Cardinal

"Let America realize that self-scrutiny is not treason. Self-examination is not disloyalty."

"The bishops will govern the Church, the priests will do all the work and the deacons will have all the fun."

"Always plan ahead. It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark."

"Before it's too late, and time is running out, let us turn from trust in the chain reactions of exploding atoms to faith of the chain reaction of God's love. Love - love of God and fellow men. That is God's formula for peace."

"When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck. "