Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Quote Archive 2009

I've always loved quotes, and have quite a collection of them. I love to share one per month on my blog. 
"I have gathered a posie of other men's flowers, and nothing but the thread that binds them is mine own" John Bartlett
And it still takes a wise man, to bow before the King. To worship and adore him more than any other thing. We offer up our sacrifice of praise for you each day. And it still takes a wise man to pray. It Still Takes a Wise Man to Pray, Jeff & Sheri Easter

Character is the ability to carry out a worthy decision after the emotion of making that decision has passed. Hyrum W. Smith

The only way to learn strong faith is to endure great trials. George Muller

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good. Ann Landers

God creates out of nothing. Therefore, until a man is nothing, God can make nothing out of him. Martin Luther

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
The Road Less Traveled, by Robert Frost. Read entire poem here

God is, and all is well. John Whittier

That man is a success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much; who has gained the respect of intelligent men and the love of children; who has filled his niche and accomplished his task; who leaves the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy. a perfect poem or a rescued soul; who never lacked appreciation of earth's beauty or failed to express it; who looked for the best in others and gave the best he had. Robert Louis Stevenson

If you can dream and not make dreams your master, If you can think and not make thoughts your aim, If you can meet with triumph and disaster, And treat those two impostors just the same... Rudyard Kipling (Read entire poem)

We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English.
Winston Churchill

Piglet sidled up to Pooh.
"Pooh" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing" said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw.
"I just wanted to be sure of you".
The House at Pooh Corner, A.A. Milne

Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain. Paul, I Cor 9:24 (Read more)

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