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.
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