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Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Memorable Quotes

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them. Mark Twain

Anger makes you smaller, While forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were. Cherie Carter-Scott

If we are to love people as Christ commanded us, then we must be willing not to plant our feet on our side of the fence, howling self-righteous epithets to the other side, but rather to climb over the fence and see what the world looks like from the other point of view. Leslie Williams (Seduction of the Lesser Gods)

If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgivingness, selfishness and fear. Glenn Clark

The world is moved along, not only by the might shovels of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker." – Helen Keller

"Those blessed with the most talent don't necessarily outperform everyone else. It's the people with follow-through who excel." - Mary Kay Ash: Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics

There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all. Without creativity, there would be no progress, and we would be forever repeating the same patterns. Edward de Bono

Revenge has no more quenching effect on emotions Than salt water has on thirst. Walter Weckler

It's amazing how you can get carried away from worries and woes and self-concern when you start naming out loud what you're thankful for. Right away your focus shifts from your needs to the Father's graciousness and love. Try it! Charles Swindoll (Day by Day)

A bold Christian is the highest style of a man. Thomas Young

Always aim for achievement, and forget about success. Helen Hayes

Many people spend their lives trying to create a lasting legacy on earth. They want to be remembered when they're gone. Yet, what ultimately matters most will not be what others say about your life but what GOD says. What people fail to realize is that all achievements are eventually surpassed, records are broken, reputations fade, and tributes are forgotten. Rick Warren

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do. Dr. Dennis Waitley

Gratitude is the least of the virtues, but ingratitude is the worst of vices. Thomas Fuller

Don't put people down, unless it's on your prayer list. Stan Michalski

The supreme happiness of life is the conviction of being loved for yourself, or, more correctly, being loved in spite of yourself. Victor Hugo

Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.

Do the thing you are afraid to do and the death of fear is certain. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them. --Titus Livius

It is possible to be so active in the service of Christ as to forget to love him. P.T. Forsyth

If you want happiness for an hour—take a nap.
If you want happiness for a day—go fishing.
If you want happiness for a month—get married.
If you want happiness for a year—inherit a fortune.
If you want happiness for a lifetime—help others.
Chinese Proverb

Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions. Harold Geneen

Life's only limitations are those you set upon yourself, for as long as you strive hard enough anything is achievable. Chad Williams

Grace is indeed needed to turn a man into a saint, and he who doubts it does not know what a saint or a man is. Blaise Pascal

Happiness does not come from doing what you want, but wanting what you do.

In the New Testament it is the work and not the workers that is glorified. Alfred Plummer

Wise men are not always silent, but they know when to be. Author Unknow

All I am or hope to be I owe to my angel mother. Abraham Lincoln

Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. Helen Keller

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed. Michael Pritchard

God denies a Christian nothing, but with a design to give him something better. Richard Cecil

For you who wonder if you've played too long to change, take courage from Jacob's legacy. No man is too bad for God. To transform a riverboat gambler into a man of faith would be no easy task. But for God, it was all in a night's work. Max Lucado

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Unknown

Satan never sells his poisons naked -- he always gilds them before he vends them. Charles H. Spurgeon

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. William James

What is the Church if not the assembly of all the saints? Nicetas

God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart. Izaak Walton

The purpose of life is a life of purpose. — Robert Byrne

A life without cause is a life without effect. — from the movie Barbarella (1968)

I don't want to be a passenger in my own life. - Diane Ackerman

The world does not need more Christian writers -- it needs more good writers and composers who are Christians. C. S. Lewis

Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind. Henry James

No vital Christianity is possible unless at least three aspects of it are developed. These are the inner life of devotion, the outer life of service, and the intellectual life of rationality. Elton Trueblood

You can make more friends in a month by being interested in them than in ten years by trying to get them interested in you. Charles Allen

Really big people are, above everything else, courteous, considerate and generous - not just to some people in some circumstances, but to everyone all the time. Thomas J. Watson

The less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudices. Clint Eastwood