History is filled with examples of men and women who rendered highly effective performance without the conventional badges of accomplishment in terms of certificates, diplomas, or degrees. Diplomas and tests are useful servants, but Congress has mandated the commonsense proposition that they are not to become masters of reality.
Sacraments, ordained of Christ, are not only badges or tokens of Christian men's profession; but rather they are certain signs of grace, and God's good-will towards us, by the which He doth work invisibly in us, and doth not only quicken, but also strengthen and confirm our faith in Him.
Depression on my left, Loneliness on my right. They don’t need to show me their badges. I know these guys very well.Elizabeth Gilbert
badges? We ain't got no badges! We don't need no badges! I don't have to show you any stinking badges!Fred Dobbs