"Some of these chickens would bow their heads, some of these chickens would shake their heads, they never quite said amen. But I'm convinced that some of those chickens that I preached to in the '40s and the '50s tended to listen to me much better than some of my colleagues listen to me in the Congress.
"As a matter of fact, some of those chickens were a little more productive.
"At least they produced eggs."
- my Congressman, U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Atlanta)