published Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Quote worthy

The most memorable quotes in the Times Free Press for June-24-30.

"Lord, it is a tough day but your word has told us that this day would come, that in the last days perilous times would come, that it would be a time when people would be unthankful, unholy and ungrateful. It would also be a time of lawlessness when men and women would choose to go their own way and ignore what is right."

-- Calvin Nunley, pastor of Christ Family Church, in a prayer before the Hamilton County Commission meeting

"You are an obstinate and exclusionary government body. Not only did you bring the minister in here to attack us, but you rewarded him for it."

-- Tommy Coleman, who has filed a lawsuit to halt prayers at Hamilton County Commission meetings, speaking to the commissioners

"I receive pats on the back from my family, but pats on the back doesn't pay the bills. Pats on the back doesn't buy my kid a bicycle. Pats on the back doesn't keep the water and lights on."

-- Chattanooga Police Officer Kyle Moses, talking about not getting a pay increase although he's completed the necessary training and the required experience

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