life quotes

"True faith is knowing how to trust God and rest easy in the midst of life's storms, continuing to lean on Him even in still waters." Unknown

"A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell." C.S. Lewis

"A friend is one to whom one can pour out all the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keeping what is worth keeping, and, with the breath of kindness, blow the rest away." Arabian Proverb

"Every job is a self-portrait of the person who does it. Autograph your work with excellence." Author Unknown

"Where my gifts and abilities meet the world's needs, that's where God wants me to be." Albert Schweitzer

"We restrict our lives unless we allow those we care about to witness our vulnerability and help us in our weakness; our lives lack meaning unless we help others with our strengths." Author Unknown

"Don't cry because it's because it happened." Dr. Suess

"Have a heart that never hardens, a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts." Charles Dickens

"Every man's life is a fairy tale written by God's fingers." Hans Christian Anderson 

"What we do in life echoes in eternity." The Gladiator

"Silence is God's first language, everything else is a poor translation. In order to hear the language, we must learn to be still and to rest in God. "  Thomas Keating

"If you believe what you like in the Gospel and reject what you don't like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself." St. Augustine

"Act honestly, and answer boldly." Danish proverb

"I am not sure exactly what heaven will be like, but I do know that when we die and it comes time for God to judge us, He will not ask, "How many good things have you done in your life?," rather He will ask, "How much love did you put into what you did?" Mother Theresa

"If God sends us on strong paths, we are provided with strong shoes." Corrie ten Boom

"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot." Eleanor Roosevelt

"People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built." Eleanor Roosevelt

"A person will worship something, have no doubt about that. We may think our tribute is paid in secret in the dark recesses of our hearts, but it will out. That which dominates our imaginations and our thoughts will determine our lives, and our character. Therefore, it behooves us to be careful what we worship, for what we are worshiping we are becoming." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless."  Chester W. Nimitz

"We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people."  Martin Luther King, Jr.

“I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.” Mother Theresa

"We turn to God for help when our foundations are shaking only to learn that it is God shaking them." Charles West