1. the present international situation is dangerous
2. wondered how such a state of affairs had come about
3. eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation
1. "Contentment is a state of the heart, not a state of affairs."
- Linda Dillow, Calm My Anxious Heart : A Woman's Guide to Contentment
2. "But peace is not a principle: merely a desirable state of affairs."
- Clive James, Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts
5. "It became obvious that you had to be a feminist because it was such a ridiculous state of affairs."
- Quote by Fay Weldon
9. "When the church takes affairs of the state more seriously than they do Jesus, Pax Romana becomes its gospel and the president becomes the Son of God."
- Shane Claiborne, Jesus for President: Politics for Ordinary Radicals
10. "Instead of complaining about the current state of affairs, we need to offer better alternatives. [...] we need to stop cursing the darkness and start lighting some candles!"
- Mark Batterson, In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day: How to Survive and Thrive When Opportunity Roars