"The emphasis on the birth of Christ tends to polarize our pluralistic society and create legal and ethnic belligerence."
"I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five."John Clayton on Steven Wright
"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery."John Clayton on Calvin Coolidge
"A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman."John Clayton on Robert Frost
"Make crime pay. Become a lawyer."John Clayton on Will Rogers
"Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens."John Clayton on Plato
"Between 1910 and 1950 approximately 350 lives of Jesus were published in the English language alone."
"There is no racial or ethnic involvement in Thanksgiving, and people who may be very distant from the Christian system can see the beauty and the positive spirit that comes from the holiday."
"Since I was an atheist for many years and came to believe in God through my studies in science, it frustrated me to see students and parents who viewed faith and science as enemies."
"Was the real Jesus of history one and the same as the Christ of faith whom we read about in the New Testament and worship in the church? Was Jesus really raised from the dead? Is he really the divine Lord of lords?"
"Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see just how blessed and how workable the Christian system is. The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but on being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and to one another."