Great Quotes…

“I’m a little pencil in the hand of a writing God, who is sending a love letter to the world.” –  Mother Teresa

“People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.
If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway.
If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.
The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway.
For you see, in the end, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway.”  ― Mother Teresa

“An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.”  ― Mahatma Gandhi

“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it–always.”  ― Mahatma Gandhi

“Whether you pushed me or pulled me, drained me or fueled me, loved me or left me, hurt me or helped me, you are part of my growth and no kidding, I thank you.”  Unknown

“If you think you are too small to make a difference, you haven’t spent the night in a tent with a mosquito.”  African Proverb

“What if there was an unexpected solution?”That situation that you can’t figure out, yeah that one: stay open to the possibility that there are 1,001 unexpected and creative ways that it could unfold. Don’t put limits on what the Universe can do because it can do it ALL! Free your mind.”  – Nelson Snyder Anolia

“The greatest disease in the West today is not TB or leprosy; it is being unwanted, unloved, and uncared for. We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread but there are many more dying for a little love. The poverty in the West is a different kind of poverty — it is not only a poverty of loneliness but also of spirituality. There’s a hunger for love, as there is a hunger for God.” – Mother Teresa

“Hate the sin, love the sinner.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“In the Church of Jesus Christ there can and should be no non-theologians.” – Karl Barth

“Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.” – Karl Barth

“The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“If you can’t feed a hundred people, feed just one.”   – Mother Teresa

“Spread the love of God through your life but only use words when necessary.” – Mother Teresa

“God made the world for the delight of human beings– if we could see His goodness everywhere, His concern for us, His awareness of our needs: the phone call we’ve waited for, the ride we are offered, the letter in the mail, just the little things He does for us throughout the day. As we remember and notice His love for us, we just begin to fall in love with Him because He is so busy with us — you just can’t resist Him. I believe there’s no such thing as luck in life, it’s God’s love, it’s His.”    – Mother Teresa

“You don’t have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body.” – C. S. Lewis

“I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.”    C. S. Lewis

“The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.”    C. S. Lewis

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”    Albert Einstein

“It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!”  – Nietzsche

“Right now I’m having amnesia and déjà vu at the same time. I think I’ve forgotten this before.”    Steven Wright

“Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.”    Dr. Seuss

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”    Martin Luther King, Jr.

“You don’t have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body.” C. S. Lewis

“I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.” C. S. Lewis

“I’ve read the last page of the Bible, it’s all going to turn out all right.”  Billy Graham

“Free will, though it makes evil possible, is also the only thing that makes possible any love or goodness or joy worth having.”  C.S. Lewis

“The best sermons are lived, not preached.”  Unknown

“Sometimes you get, and sometimes you get got.”  Unknown

“Speak kindly, and leave the rest to God.”  Unknown

“Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.”  Albert Einstein

“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

“He died not for men, but for each man. If each man had been the only man made, He would have done no less.”  C. S. Lewis

Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.  Oscar Wilde

“If God had a refrigerator, your picture would be on it. If He had a wallet, your photo would be in it. He sends you flowers every spring and a sunrise every morning… Face it, friend. He is crazy about you!” – Max Lucado

God didn’t promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, or sun without rain, but He did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears, and light for the way. If God brings you to it, He will bring you through it.  –  Unknown

“You have heard the law that says, ‘Love your neighbor’ and hate your enemy. But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you! In that way, you will be acting as true children of your Father in heaven. For he gives his sunlight to both the evil and the good, and he sends rain on the just and the unjust alike. If you love only those who love you, what reward is there for that? Even corrupt tax collectors do that much. If you are kind only to your friends, how are you different from anyone else? (Matthew 5:43-47 ) – Jesus Christ

“So don’t worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring its own worries. Today’s trouble is enough for today. (Matthew 6:34) – Jesus Christ

“Teacher, which is the most important commandment in the law of Moses?”
Jesus replied, “‘You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. A second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ The entire law and all the demands of the prophets are based on these two commandments.” (Matthew 22:36-40) – Jesus Christ

Then the high priest said to him, “I demand in the name of the living God—tell us if you are the Messiah, the Son of God.”
Jesus replied, “You have said it. And in the future you will see the Son of Man seated in the place of power at God’s right hand and coming on the clouds of heaven.” (Matthew 26:63-64) – Jesus Christ

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

Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience. – C S Lewis

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.  Mother Theresa

Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.  Martin Luther King, Jr.

All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired.  – Martin Luther

Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.  – St. Augustine

Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.  – Mahatma Gandhi

Faith activates God – Fear activates the Enemy – Joel Osteen

That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.  – Albert Einstein

God always takes the simplest way.  Albert Einstein

A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing. – Victor Hugo

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. – Buddha

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?  – Buddha

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.   –  Mother Theresa

All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired.  –  Martin Luther

Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts. – Mahatma Gandhi

The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world it leaves for its children.  –  Dietrich Bonhoeffer

God’s truth judges created things out of love and Satan’s truth judges them out of envy and hatred.  –  Dietrich Bonhoeffer

One act of obedience is better than 100 sermons.  –  Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in.  Aim at earth and you get neither.  – C S Lewis

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

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.  C S Lewis

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.”
― Fred Rogers

“Love isn’t a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like struggle. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.” – Fred Rogers

“Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero to me. ” – Fred Rogers

“In times of stress, the best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers.” – Fred Rogers

“When I meet a new person, I don’t see race or religion – I look deeper . . . We must learn to satisfy our conflicts peacefully and to respect one another.” – Muhammad Ali

“The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.” ― Muhammad Ali

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” Muhammad Ali

“What would you like people to think about you when you’ve gone?” Here is how Muhammad Ali answered that question:  “I’d like for them to say he took a few cups of love, he took one tablespoon of patience, teaspoon of generosity, one pint of kindness. He took one quart of laughter, one pinch of concern, and then, he mix willingness with happiness, he added lots of faith, and he stirred it up well, then he spreads it over his span of a lifetime, and he served it to each and every deserving person he met.”

“A rooster crows only when it sees the light. Put him in the dark and he’ll never crow. I have seen the light and I’m crowing.” – Muhammad Ali

“It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.” – Muhammad Ali

“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. 9 Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.” – The Apostle Paul in his letter to the Phillipians 4:8-9

“Faith obliterates time, annihilates distance, and brings future things at once into its possession.” – Charles Spurgeon

“Prayer is not overcoming God’s reluctance, but laying hold of His willingness.” – Martin Luther

“The whole being of any Christian is faith and love. Faith brings the person to God, love brings the person to people.” – Martin Luther

“Faith expects from God what is beyond all expectation.” – Andrew Murrary

“Fear looks; faith jumps. Faith never fails to obtain its object. If I leave you as I found you, I am not God’s channel. I am not here to entertain you, but to get you to the place where you can laugh at the impossible.” – Samuel Wigglesworth

“Faith is hearing Jesus say, “Come.” Believing is actually throwing your leg over the side of the boat.” – Rex Rouis

“I’m a little pencil in the hand of a writing God, who is sending a love letter to the world.” –Mother Teresa

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