"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."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Tony Campolo on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Tony Campolo on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Tony Campolo on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Tony Campolo on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Tony Campolo on Mark Twain
"I propose that the government should get out of the business of marrying people and, instead, only give legal status to civil unions."
"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."