I quote others only in order to better to express myself.

                                                                    Michael de Montaigne

The wisdom of the wise and the experience may be preserved by a quotation. Benjamin Disraeli

Do not ask God to give you a light burden; ask Him to give you a  strong shoulder to carry a heavy burden. Bob Jones

Do not ask God to give you a light burden; ask Him to give you a strong shoulder to carry a heavy burden. Bob Jones

Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up. Robert Frost

Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up. Robert Frost

If conscience disapproves , the loudest applauses of the world are little value. John Adams

If conscience disapproves , the loudest applauses of the world are little value. John Adams

You can't run away from trouble. There ain't no place that far. Joel Chandler Harris

You can't run away from trouble. There ain't no place that far. Joel Chandler Harris

Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made ,and forgot to put a soul into. Henry Ward  Beecher

Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made ,and forgot to put a soul into. Henry Ward Beecher

There are no extra places in the universe. Everyone is here because he or she   has a place to fill and every piece must fit into the big jigsaw puzzle. Deepak Chopra

There are no extra places in the universe. Everyone is here because he or she has a place to fill and every piece must fit into the big jigsaw puzzle. Deepak Chopra

Large streams from little fountains flow, Tall oaks from little acorns  grow. David Everett

Large streams from little fountains flow, Tall oaks from little acorns grow. David Everett

If I were a medical man, I would prescribe a holiday to any patient who considered his work important. Bertrand Russell

If I were a medical man, I would prescribe a holiday to any patient who considered his work important. Bertrand Russell

If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction. Dietrich Bonhoeffer

If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction. Dietrich Bonhoeffer

So live that you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip. Will Rogers

So live that you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip. Will Rogers

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it. Thomas Jefferson

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it. Thomas Jefferson

There is really any real danger in allowing a pedestal for a hero. He never has time to sit on it .One sees him always over and over again kicking his pedestal out from under him, and using it to batter a world with. Gerald Stanley Lee.

There is really any real danger in allowing a pedestal for a hero. He never has time to sit on it .One sees him always over and over again kicking his pedestal out from under him, and using it to batter a world with. Gerald Stanley Lee.

Errors ,like straws, on the surface flow; He who would search for pearls must dive below. John Dryden

Errors ,like straws, on the surface flow; He who would search for pearls must dive below. John Dryden

People everywhere confuse what they read in the newspaper with news. A.J. Liebling

People everywhere confuse what they read in the newspaper with news. A.J. Liebling

Men and melons are hard to know. Benjamin Franklin

Men and melons are hard to know. Benjamin Franklin

The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision. It's got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet Reverend Theodore Hesburgh.

The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision. It's got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet Reverend Theodore Hesburgh.

Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work. Charley Kingsley

Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work. Charley Kingsley

The only way to kill a habit is to starve it to death. Starving a bad habit can be painful, but not as painful as letting it rule over you. Shannon Ethridge

The only way to kill a habit is to starve it to death. Starving a bad habit can be painful, but not as painful as letting it rule over you. Shannon Ethridge

It does no good to shakes a bad man's hand. Gregory Gordon

It does no good to shakes a bad man's hand. Gregory Gordon

Allow yourself to be like a pebble at rest.The pebble is resting at the bottom of the river,and the pebble does not have to do anything. Thich Nhat Hanh

Allow yourself to be like a pebble at rest.The pebble is resting at the bottom of the river,and the pebble does not have to do anything. Thich Nhat Hanh

Some people have all the luck. And they're the ones who never depend on it. Bob Ingham

Some people have all the luck. And they're the ones who never depend on it. Bob Ingham

If you have a limited time to write just sit down and do it. You  might not write well every day, but you can edit a bad page. You can't edit a blank page. Jodi Piccultt

If you have a limited time to write just sit down and do it. You might not write well every day, but you can edit a bad page. You can't edit a blank page. Jodi Piccultt

The heavens tell of the glory of God.The skies display his marvelous craftmanship. Day after day they continue to speak ; night aftter night they make him known.They speak without sound or word ;their voice silent in the skies;yet their message has gone out to all the earth , and their words to all the world.  Psalm 19:2-3

The heavens tell of the glory of God.The skies display his marvelous craftmanship. Day after day they continue to speak ; night aftter night they make him known.They speak without sound or word ;their voice silent in the skies;yet their message has gone out to all the earth , and their words to all the world. Psalm 19:2-3

It is when we are out of options that we are ready for God's surprises. Max Lucado

It is when we are out of options that we are ready for God's surprises. Max Lucado

You shall open your hand wide to your brother, to the poor and needy in your land. Deuteronomy 15:11

You shall open your hand wide to your brother, to the poor and needy in your land. Deuteronomy 15:11

Don't try to lessen yourself for the world: let it catchup to you. Beyonce Knowles

Don't try to lessen yourself for the world: let it catchup to you. Beyonce Knowles

God does not comfort us to make us comfortable but to make us comforters .John Henry Jowett

God does not comfort us to make us comfortable but to make us comforters .John Henry Jowett

I have learned to use the word impossible with the greatest caution. Wernher von Braun

I have learned to use the word impossible with the greatest caution. Wernher von Braun

Every child is an artist.The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. Pablo Picasso

Every child is an artist.The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. Pablo Picasso

Pride loves to climb up, not as Zaccheus to see Christ, but to be seen. William Gurnall

Pride loves to climb up, not as Zaccheus to see Christ, but to be seen. William Gurnall

To base thought only on speech is to try nailing whispers to the wall. Writing freezes thought and offers it up for inspection. Jack Rosenthal

To base thought only on speech is to try nailing whispers to the wall. Writing freezes thought and offers it up for inspection. Jack Rosenthal

The sun with all those planets revolving around it and depending on it ,can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do. Galileo

The sun with all those planets revolving around it and depending on it ,can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do. Galileo

It is always sunny above the clouds . Always. Every day I have ever had- was secretly sunny, after all. Caitlin Moran

It is always sunny above the clouds . Always. Every day I have ever had- was secretly sunny, after all. Caitlin Moran

I thank God that I live in a country where dreams can come true,where failure sometimes is the first step to success and where success is only another form of failure if we forget what our priorities  should be. Harry Lloyd

I thank God that I live in a country where dreams can come true,where failure sometimes is the first step to success and where success is only another form of failure if we forget what our priorities should be. Harry Lloyd

Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball. Jacques Barzun

Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball. Jacques Barzun

Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back; a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country. Anais Nin

Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back; a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country. Anais Nin

I never saw an ugly thing in my life ; for let the form of and object be that may-light ,shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful. John Constable

I never saw an ugly thing in my life ; for let the form of and object be that may-light ,shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful. John Constable

Oh what a tangled web we weave , when we first practice to deceive. Sir Walter Scott

Oh what a tangled web we weave , when we first practice to deceive. Sir Walter Scott

All great change in America begins at the dinner table. Ronald Reagan

All great change in America begins at the dinner table. Ronald Reagan

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is to always try just one more time. Thomas Edison

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is to always try just one more time. Thomas Edison

A helping word to one in trouble  is like a switch on a railroad track, often making the difference between a wreck and smooth rolling prosperity.Henry Ward Beecher

A helping word to one in trouble is like a switch on a railroad track, often making the difference between a wreck and smooth rolling prosperity.Henry Ward Beecher

Thousands of pastors, Sunday school teachers , and Christian workers are powerless  because they do not make the Word the source of their preaching or teaching. Billy Graham

Thousands of pastors, Sunday school teachers , and Christian workers are powerless because they do not make the Word the source of their preaching or teaching. Billy Graham

A knife of the keenest steel requires the whetstone, and the wisest man needs advice. Zoroaster

A knife of the keenest steel requires the whetstone, and the wisest man needs advice. Zoroaster

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside a dog ,it's too dark to read. Groucho Marx

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside a dog ,it's too dark to read. Groucho Marx

An unbridled tongue is a chariot of the devil ,wherein he rides in triumph. Edward Reyner

An unbridled tongue is a chariot of the devil ,wherein he rides in triumph. Edward Reyner

He who has the judge for his father goes into court with an easy mind. Miguel de Cervantes

He who has the judge for his father goes into court with an easy mind. Miguel de Cervantes

A song will outlive all sermons in the memory. Henry Giles

A song will outlive all sermons in the memory. Henry Giles

Our mistakes won't irreparably damage our lives unless we let them. James E. Sweaney

Our mistakes won't irreparably damage our lives unless we let them. James E. Sweaney

By perseverance, the snail reached the ark. C.H. Spurgeon

By perseverance, the snail reached the ark. C.H. Spurgeon

A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition. Henry Miller

A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition. Henry Miller

Wall street is not a casino. The drinks are free in a casino. Vahan Janjigian

Wall street is not a casino. The drinks are free in a casino. Vahan Janjigian

Never invest in any idea you can't illustrate with a crayon. Peter Lynch

Never invest in any idea you can't illustrate with a crayon. Peter Lynch

The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been kindness beauty and truth. Albert Einstein

The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been kindness beauty and truth. Albert Einstein

I believe America has gone a long way down the wrong road .If we ever needed God's help, it is now. Billy Graham.

I believe America has gone a long way down the wrong road .If we ever needed God's help, it is now. Billy Graham.

One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. One can only collect a few, and they are more beautiful if they are few. Ann Morrow Lindbergh

One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. One can only collect a few, and they are more beautiful if they are few. Ann Morrow Lindbergh

We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled . The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out. Ray Bradbury

We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled . The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out. Ray Bradbury

My wife said that a bitter, sour Christian is one of Satan's greatest trophies - and she's right. Billy  Graham

My wife said that a bitter, sour Christian is one of Satan's greatest trophies - and she's right. Billy Graham

Do not confuse motion and progress. A rocking horse keeps moving but does not make any progress. Alfred A. Montapert

Do not confuse motion and progress. A rocking horse keeps moving but does not make any progress. Alfred A. Montapert

When you're through changing ,you're through. John Maxwell

When you're through changing ,you're through. John Maxwell

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity. Louis Pasteur

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity. Louis Pasteur

Lord, give me the determination and tenacity of a weed. Mrs. Leon R.Walters

Lord, give me the determination and tenacity of a weed. Mrs. Leon R.Walters

Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath. Arnold H. Glasow

Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath. Arnold H. Glasow

The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him. G.K. Chesterton

The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him. G.K. Chesterton

I like the silent church  before the service begins better than any preaching. Ralph Waldo Emerson

I like the silent church before the service begins better than any preaching. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest efforts in sports comes when the mind is as still as a glass lake. W. Timothy Gallwey

The greatest efforts in sports comes when the mind is as still as a glass lake. W. Timothy Gallwey

Mix in a little foolishness with your prudence; it's good to be silly at the right moment. Horace

Mix in a little foolishness with your prudence; it's good to be silly at the right moment. Horace

April dressed in all his trim ,hath put a sprit of youth in everything. William Shakespear

April dressed in all his trim ,hath put a sprit of youth in everything. William Shakespear

Never fear shadows .They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby. Ruth Renkel

Never fear shadows .They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby. Ruth Renkel

Winning doesn't always mean being first. Winning means you're doing better than you've done before.  Bonnie Blair

Winning doesn't always mean being first. Winning means you're doing better than you've done before. Bonnie Blair

One small crack does not mean that you are broken,it means that you were put to the test and you didn't fall apart. Linda Poindexter

One small crack does not mean that you are broken,it means that you were put to the test and you didn't fall apart. Linda Poindexter

Not all storms come to disrupt your life. Some come to clear your path. Paulo Coelho

Not all storms come to disrupt your life. Some come to clear your path. Paulo Coelho

The underlying principle of all Satan's tactics is deception. He is crafty and clever camouflager. Bily Graham

The underlying principle of all Satan's tactics is deception. He is crafty and clever camouflager. Bily Graham

May none but honest and wise men ever rule under this roof. John Adams

May none but honest and wise men ever rule under this roof. John Adams

Satan will use the very thing you go to to take off the edge and I assure you will use that very thing to lure you towards the ledge.   Gregory Gordon

Satan will use the very thing you go to to take off the edge and I assure you will use that very thing to lure you towards the ledge. Gregory Gordon

When the whole world is silent , even one voice becomes powerful. Malala Vousafzai

When the whole world is silent , even one voice becomes powerful. Malala Vousafzai

Happy is the man who has learned to hold the things of this world with a loose hand. Warren Wiersbe

Happy is the man who has learned to hold the things of this world with a loose hand. Warren Wiersbe

The falling drops at last will wear the stone. Lucretius

The falling drops at last will wear the stone. Lucretius

I love my rejection slips. They show me I try. Sylvia Plath

I love my rejection slips. They show me I try. Sylvia Plath

We go through life. We shed our skins. We become ourselves. Patti Smith

We go through life. We shed our skins. We become ourselves. Patti Smith

Use your enemy's arrows for firewood.  Matshona Dhliwayo

Use your enemy's arrows for firewood. Matshona Dhliwayo

It is the artists business to create sunshine when the sun fails. Romain Rolland

It is the artists business to create sunshine when the sun fails. Romain Rolland

Never forget what you need to remember. Garrett Bartley

Never forget what you need to remember. Garrett Bartley

Never try to pick up a woman who is wearing a Super Bowl ring. Garry Shandling

Never try to pick up a woman who is wearing a Super Bowl ring. Garry Shandling

There comes that mysterious meeting in life when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be,igniting the circuits of our highest potential.Rusty Berkus

There comes that mysterious meeting in life when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be,igniting the circuits of our highest potential.Rusty Berkus

The same fence that shuts others out shuts you in. Bill Copeland

The same fence that shuts others out shuts you in. Bill Copeland

One may have a blazing hearth in one's soul and yet no one ever came to sit by it.  Passers- by see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and continue on their way. Vincent Van Gogh

One may have a blazing hearth in one's soul and yet no one ever came to sit by it. Passers- by see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and continue on their way. Vincent Van Gogh

If you seek to know the path of your duty, use God as your compass.  C.H. Spurgeon

If you seek to know the path of your duty, use God as your compass. C.H. Spurgeon

Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. Victor Hugo

Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. Victor Hugo

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.  James Openheim

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet. James Openheim

What the eye sees is determined by what the brain has learned. Richard Restak

What the eye sees is determined by what the brain has learned. Richard Restak

I have learned to kiss the wave that throws me against the Rock of Ages. Charles Spurgeon

I have learned to kiss the wave that throws me against the Rock of Ages. Charles Spurgeon

Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate. Hubert Humphrey

Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate. Hubert Humphrey

People learn something every day, and a lot of times it's that what they learned the day  before was wrong. Bill Vaughn

People learn something every day, and a lot of times it's that what they learned the day before was wrong. Bill Vaughn

The first time I see a jogger smiling, I'll consider it. Joan Rivers

The first time I see a jogger smiling, I'll consider it. Joan Rivers

Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for ideas and progress. Charles Kettering

Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for ideas and progress. Charles Kettering

Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post how it feels about dogs. Christopher Hampton

Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post how it feels about dogs. Christopher Hampton

I could be on the beach, but I can't wait to get to the office every day. Risk-taking is like a giant jig-saw puzzle. Samuel Zell

I could be on the beach, but I can't wait to get to the office every day. Risk-taking is like a giant jig-saw puzzle. Samuel Zell

Sometimes weak and wan,sometimes strong and full of light. The moon understands what it means to be human. Tahereh Mafi

Sometimes weak and wan,sometimes strong and full of light. The moon understands what it means to be human. Tahereh Mafi

None can destroy iron, but its own rust can. Likewise, none can destroy a person, but his own mindset can. Ratan Tata

None can destroy iron, but its own rust can. Likewise, none can destroy a person, but his own mindset can. Ratan Tata

No man can climb the ladder of success without first placing his foot on the bottom rung.  James Cash Penny.

No man can climb the ladder of success without first placing his foot on the bottom rung. James Cash Penny.

We give them the love we can spare, the time we can spare. In return dogs have given us their absolute all. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever made. Roger Caras

We give them the love we can spare, the time we can spare. In return dogs have given us their absolute all. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever made. Roger Caras

God gave us our memories so that we might have roses in December.   James M. Barrie

God gave us our memories so that we might have roses in December. James M. Barrie

One ship drives east, another west , with the selsame winds that blow .Tis the set of the sails and not the gales that tells them the way to go. Ella Wheeler Wilcox

One ship drives east, another west , with the selsame winds that blow .Tis the set of the sails and not the gales that tells them the way to go. Ella Wheeler Wilcox

My crown is content, a crown seldom kings enjoy. William Shakespear

My crown is content, a crown seldom kings enjoy. William Shakespear

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawaken.   Anatole France

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawaken. Anatole France

Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs. Malcomb Forbes

Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs. Malcomb Forbes

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Time is what we want most, but what we use worst. William Penn

Time is what we want most, but what we use worst. William Penn

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. Bill Vaughn

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. Bill Vaughn

Faith is like radar that sees through the fog-the reality of things at a distance that the human eye cannot see. Corrie Ten Boom

Faith is like radar that sees through the fog-the reality of things at a distance that the human eye cannot see. Corrie Ten Boom

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them. Mark Twain

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them. Mark Twain

Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Jesus Christ. 1 Thessalonians 5:18

Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Jesus Christ. 1 Thessalonians 5:18

A determined soul will do more with a with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop. Ralph Hughes

A determined soul will do more with a with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop. Ralph Hughes

For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things ,holding promise for this life and the life to come. 1 Timothy 4:8

For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things ,holding promise for this life and the life to come. 1 Timothy 4:8

If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal  portion,  most people would be contented to take their own and depart. Socrates

If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart. Socrates

Work is not always required. There is such a thing as sacred idleness. George Macdonald

Work is not always required. There is such a thing as sacred idleness. George Macdonald

Rose-colored glasses are never made in bifocals. Nobody wants to read the fine print in dreams. Ann Landers

Rose-colored glasses are never made in bifocals. Nobody wants to read the fine print in dreams. Ann Landers

Ask for the old paths, where the good way is, and walk in it.   Jeremiah 6:16

Ask for the old paths, where the good way is, and walk in it. Jeremiah 6:16

God is like a mirror. The mirror never changes but everybody who looks at it sees something  differently.Rabbi Harold Kushner

God is like a mirror. The mirror never changes but everybody who looks at it sees something differently.Rabbi Harold Kushner

The breath of God produces ice, and the broad waters become frozen. Job 37:10

The breath of God produces ice, and the broad waters become frozen. Job 37:10

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.William Butler Yeats

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.William Butler Yeats

Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a Sunday afternoon. Susan Erz

Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a Sunday afternoon. Susan Erz

The internet is a friend to information but an enemy of thought. Tim Keller

The internet is a friend to information but an enemy of thought. Tim Keller

Often the door to success is entered through the hallway of failure. Erwin Lutzer

Often the door to success is entered through the hallway of failure. Erwin Lutzer

They have stumbled off the ancient highways of good, and walk the muddy paths of sin. Jeremiah 18:15

They have stumbled off the ancient highways of good, and walk the muddy paths of sin. Jeremiah 18:15

We were made to be prisms refracting the light of God's glory into all of life. John Piper

We were made to be prisms refracting the light of God's glory into all of life. John Piper

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.  Emily Dickenson

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul. Emily Dickenson

People are like stained glass windows.They sparkle and shine when the sun is out ,but when the darkness sets in,their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.  Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

People are like stained glass windows.They sparkle and shine when the sun is out ,but when the darkness sets in,their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

I am so glad I live in a world where there Octobers.   L.M. Montgomery

I am so glad I live in a world where there Octobers. L.M. Montgomery

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.   Albert Camus

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. Albert Camus

Autumn leaves are falling filling up the street; golden colors on the lawn, nature's trick or treat. Rusty Fischer

Autumn leaves are falling filling up the street; golden colors on the lawn, nature's trick or treat. Rusty Fischer

Leaders have to cultivate two things :a righteous heart and rhinoceros skin.   Charles Swindoll

Leaders have to cultivate two things :a righteous heart and rhinoceros skin. Charles Swindoll

The Christian should stand out like a sparkling diamond.    Billy Graham

The Christian should stand out like a sparkling diamond. Billy Graham

Pain is God's megaphone to rouse a deaf world.       C.S. Lewis

Pain is God's megaphone to rouse a deaf world. C.S. Lewis

Oh, that you had listened to my commands! Then you would have peace flowing like  a gentle river and righteousness  rolling like waves. Isaiah 48:18

Oh, that you had listened to my commands! Then you would have peace flowing like a gentle river and righteousness rolling like waves. Isaiah 48:18

Nature always wears the color of the spirit.     Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nature always wears the color of the spirit. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do you give the horse his strength or clothe his neck with a flowing mane? Job 39:19

Do you give the horse his strength or clothe his neck with a flowing mane? Job 39:19

All our fret and worry is caused by calculating without God.   Oswald Chambers

All our fret and worry is caused by calculating without God. Oswald Chambers

It is not so often a whole sermon as a short sentence , that wings God's arrow to a heart .  Francis Ridley Havergal

It is not so often a whole sermon as a short sentence , that wings God's arrow to a heart . Francis Ridley Havergal

If you hug to yourself any resentment against anybody else, you destroy the bridge by which God would come to you.   Peter Marshall

If you hug to yourself any resentment against anybody else, you destroy the bridge by which God would come to you. Peter Marshall

It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes.   Sally Field

It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes. Sally Field

As well might a gnat seek to drink in the ocean ,as a finite creature to comprehend the Eternal God.   Charles Spurgeon

As well might a gnat seek to drink in the ocean ,as a finite creature to comprehend the Eternal God. Charles Spurgeon

We take excellent care of our bodies , which we have only a lifetime; yet we let our souls shrivel  which we have for eternity.   Billy Graham

We take excellent care of our bodies , which we have only a lifetime; yet we let our souls shrivel which we have for eternity. Billy Graham

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided  men. Martin Luther King

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. Martin Luther King

It is right for the Church to be in the world; it is wrong for the world to be in the Church .Aboat in water is good;that is what boats are for.However,water inside the boat causes it to sink.   Harold Lindsell

It is right for the Church to be in the world; it is wrong for the world to be in the Church .Aboat in water is good;that is what boats are for.However,water inside the boat causes it to sink. Harold Lindsell

If God consistently sent lightning bolts in response to bad doctrine, our planet would sparkle nightly like a Christmas tree.     Philip Yancey

If God consistently sent lightning bolts in response to bad doctrine, our planet would sparkle nightly like a Christmas tree. Philip Yancey

Hide not your talents, for use they were made. What's a sundial in the shade?     Benjamin Franklin

Hide not your talents, for use they were made. What's a sundial in the shade? Benjamin Franklin

Satan watches for those vessels that sail without a convoy.     George Swinnock

Satan watches for those vessels that sail without a convoy. George Swinnock

If thou wilt fly from God , the Devil will lend thee both spurs and a horse. Thomas Adams

If thou wilt fly from God , the Devil will lend thee both spurs and a horse. Thomas Adams

As well as a gnat seek to drink in the ocean , as a finite creature to comprehend the Eternal God.   Charles Spurgeon

As well as a gnat seek to drink in the ocean , as a finite creature to comprehend the Eternal God. Charles Spurgeon

Nothing is as good as it seems beforehand.       George Elliot

Nothing is as good as it seems beforehand. George Elliot

Rodeoing isabout the only sport you can't fix. You'd have to talk to the bulls and horses , and they wouldn't understand you.

Bill Linderman

It's a good idea to step out of line once in a while and look around to see if the line is going where we want it to go.  Earl  Nightingale

It's a good idea to step out of line once in a while and look around to see if the line is going where we want it to go. Earl Nightingale

Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.   James Russell Lowell

Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind. James Russell Lowell

The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us the chance to show how badly we want something. Randy Pausch

A morning - glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.  Walt Whitman

A morning - glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books. Walt Whitman

If there is anyone to whom I owe money, I am prepared to forget it if they are. Errol Flynn

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born. Dale Turner

Thus you will recognize them by their fruits.  1 John 4:1

Thus you will recognize them by their fruits. 1 John 4:1

They laughed at Joan of Arc, but she went right ahead and built it.  Gracie Allen

They laughed at Joan of Arc, but she went right ahead and built it. Gracie Allen

As long as there is algebra there will be prayer in school.   Larry Miller

As long as there is algebra there will be prayer in school. Larry Miller

Once in awhile you need to take a break and visit yourself.         Audry Giogi

Once in awhile you need to take a break and visit yourself. Audry Giogi

If I can make people smile, then I have served my purpose for God. Red Skelton

If I can make people smile, then I have served my purpose for God. Red Skelton