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23,373.  Don’t ever marry a Quaker; she’ll have you running a store.  (Western & Quaker)  High Noon 1952 starring Grace Kelly & Gary Cooper & Lee Van Cleef & Thomas Mitchell & Lloyd Bridges & Katy Jurado & Otto Kruger & Lon Chaney & Ian McDonald & Sheb Wooley & Robert Wilke et al, director Fred Zinnemann, Will Kane to wedding party

 

 

86,124.  The sedate, sober, silent, serious, sad-coloured sect.  Thomas Hood

 

 

86,125.  I told them I lived in the virtue of that life and power that took away the occasion of all wars.  (Quaker & Pacifism)  George Fox 1624-91, English founder of Quakers, on being offered captaincy in Commonwealth army

 

 

86,126.  Walk cheerfully over the world, answering that of God in every one.  George Fox, journal 1656

 

 

86,127.  Be still and cool in thy own mind and spirit from thy own thoughts, and then thou wilt feel the principle of God to turn thy mind to the Lord God.  George Fox, journal 1658

 

 

86,128.  All bloody principles and practices, we, as to our own particulars, do utterly deny, with all outward wars and strife and fightings with outward weapons, for any end or under any pretence whatsoever.  And this is our testimony to the whole world.  (Quaker & Pacifism)  George Fox, journal 1661

 

 

86,129.  Quakers almost as good as colored.  They call themselves friends and you can trust them every time.  Harriet Tubman

 

 

86,130.  Look at the Quakers – they were excellent business people that never lied, never stole; they cared for their employees and the community which gave them the wealth.  They never took more money out than they put back in.  Anita Roddick

 

 

86,131.  Quakers are known for wanting to give back.  Ban the bomb and the civil rights movement and the native American struggle for justice – those things were very, very front-burner in my childhood, as were the ideas of working for peace and if you have more than you need, then you share it with people who don't.  Bonnie Raitt

 

 

79,960.  My luck is getting worse and worse.  Last night, for instance, I was mugged by a Quaker.  (Luck & Robbery & Quaker)  Woody Allen