"I propose that the government should get out of the business of marrying people and, instead, only give legal status to civil unions."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Tony Campolo on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Tony Campolo on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Tony Campolo on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Tony Campolo on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Tony Campolo on Abraham Lincoln
"Those issues are biblical issues: to care for the sick, to feed the hungry, to stand up for the oppressed. I contend that if the evangelical community became more biblical, everything would change."
"Sadly, we do a much better job of making people feel guilty than we do of delivering them from the guilt we create. We need to confess this and change our ways."
"The first reason for the preponderant influence of those Evangelicals who define themselves as advocates of Religious Right theological and political ideologies is that they have both the financial means and technological know-how to make widespread use of modern electronic forms of communication."
"While a case can be made for intelligent design, I can't figure out why some Christians are so thrilled about that possibility. First of all, it doesn't prove there's a God. If anything, intelligent design lends support to some form of pantheism that defines God as immanent within nature."
"What if Barack Obama established a Presidential Advisory Committee that would meet once every couple of months, bringing together the former presidents for a conference in order to seek their collective wisdom? There is a wealth of experience in former presidents that generally goes untapped."