The Week in Quotes (Oct. 21 – 27)

Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes culled from news reports from across Texas, and beyond.

God, quoted on the satirical news site The Onion, on his relationship with the religious right.

[Y]ou know, a lot of this stuff is in the Ten Commandments, too, so I’m already on record as being not in agreement with a good majority of the Christian Right’s views. In fact, in the future, if people could just refrain from grouping us together in any way, I think that would be ideal. That includes members of the Christian Right themselves — if they could stop talking about me entirely, that would be preferable. In the end, probably best if we just completely went our separate ways here.

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A message on the marquee outside Church of the Valley in Leakey, Texas.

Vote for the Mormon, Not the Muslim/The Capitalist, Not the Communist.

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Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock, suggesting that pregnancies occurring from rape are the result of God’s will.

I just struggled with it myself for a long time but I came to realize: Life is that gift from God that I think even if life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that it is something that God intended to happen.

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Bob Schieffer of CBS News, at the conclusion of the third and final presidential debate.

Go vote. It makes you feel big and strong.

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Gov. Rick Perry, campaigning for Mitt Romney.

Get that early voting done; you never know when the good Lord is going to call you home.

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