Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Quotes Archive 2015

Your life is messy and hard but that's not a failure of the plan, it is the plan. It's God working to complete what he's begun in you. Paul Tripp

Oh for grace to trust Him more. Louisa M.R. Stead

What you see and what you hear depends a great deal on where you are standing. CS Lewis - The Magicians Nephew

'Why did you do all this for me?' he asked. 'I don't deserve it. I've never done anything for you.' 'You have been my friend.' replied Charlotte. 'That in itself is a tremendous thing,' EB White, Charlotte's Web

The single most important ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people. Without it, most achievements are not possible, and even what we do achieve will feel hollow. Abraham Lincoln

Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success. C.S. Lewis

There are good young men who need someone to show them they are trustworthy by entrusting them with worthy work, who take the time to inspect their work so they know what to expect, who give them confidence to do hard things by giving them hard things to do. Ann Voskamp

I believe that one reason why the church of God at this present moment has so little influence over the world is because the world has so much influence over the church. Put your finger on any properous page in the Church's history and you will find a little marginal note that says: 'In this age people could readily see where the Church began and where the world ended.' Charles Spurgeon

It is not trying that is ever going to bring us home. All this trying leads up to the vital moment at which you turn to God and say, “You must do this. I can’t.” CS Lewis

In the United States today, there is a pervasive tendency to treat children as adults, and adults as children. The options of children are thus steadily expanded, while those of adults are progressively constricted. The result is unruly children and childish adults. Thomas Szasz

I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance, but by our disposition. Martha Washington

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did. Newt Gingrich

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