FAITH QUOTES

 

“A Christian with a testimony is worth a library full of arguments.” –Adrian Rogers

“Light that makes some things seen, makes some things invisible. Were it not for darkness and the shadow of the earth, the noblest part of the creation would remain unseen, and the stars in heaven invisible. – Sir Thomas Browne

“Thanks to Einstein we know that time is a physical property. God is not somebody with “a lot of time” He is outside of time altogether.” - Dr. Chuck Missler

“Prayer does not change God, but changes him who prays.” – Soren Kierkegaard

“A little philosophy inclineth man’s mind to atheism; but depth in philosophy bringeth men’s minds about to religion.”      -  Francis Bacon

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” –Jesus

“God is not a cosmic bellboy for whom we can press a button to get things done.” – Harry Emerson Fosdick

“The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting, it has been tried and found difficult and left untried.”                – G.K. Chesterton

 

“Where God has his church, the Devil will have his chapel.” – Spanish Proverb

 

“Adversity makes men think of God.” - Livy

 

“We are but tenants and shortly the great Landlord will give us notice that our lease has expired.” – Thomas Jefferson

 

“God won’t advance someone who is willing to stab someone in the back to get there.” – Tim Covert

 

“I have found there are three stages in every great work of God: first it is impossible, then it is difficult, then it is done.”  – Hudson Taylor

 

“I have seen many men work without praying, though I have never see many good come out of it; but I have never seen a man pray without working.” – Hudson Taylor

 

“The Bible is either absolute or it’s obsolete.” – Leonard Ravenhill

 

“Prayer – secret, fervent, believing prayer –lies at the root of all personal godliness.” – William Carey

 

“A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling.” – Psalm 68:5 NIV

 

“There are those who hate Christianity and call their hatred an all-embracing love for all religions.” – G.K. Chesterton

 

“Mercy is not something God has but is something that God is.” – A.W. Tozer
 

“A Pharisee is hard on others and easy on himself, but a spiritual man is easy on others and hard on himself.”

– A. W. Tozer

 

“Unless he obeys, a man cannot believe.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“I tell you whenever a man stands by God, God will stand by him.” – D.L. Moody

“Christianity without discipleship is always Christianity without Christ.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“Faith takes God without any ifs.” - D.L. Moody

 

Was there anything Jesus wanted from this earth besides you and me? ...NOTHING."

- Zac Poonen

 

"If Jesus Christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him."
- C. T. Studd.

 

"Don't try to bring the Word of God down to your level. Let it pull you up to its level." - David MacDonald

 

"If Jesus had preached the same message that ministers preach today, He would never have been crucified."

- Leonard Ravenhill

 

“If you are strangers to prayer you are strangers to power." – Billy Sunday

 

"Faith sees the invisible, believes the unbelievable, and receives the impossible." – Corrie Ten Boom
 

"An unholy church! It is useless to the world, and of no esteem among men. It is an abomination, hell´s laughter, heave´s abhorrence. The worst evils which have ever come upon the world have been brought upon her by an unholy church."

-C.H. Spurgeon

 

"The secret of my success? It is simple. It is found in the Bible, 'In all thy ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct thy paths.” – George Washington Carver

 

 "At the heart of the story stands the cross of Christ where evil did its worst and met its match.’ - John W. Wenham

 

“We have 66 books penned by over 40 authors over thousands of years, and yet we find that it is an integrated message system, and it must clearly originate outside of our time domain.”  - Dr. Chuck Missler

"God sees hearts as we see faces." – George Herbert

 

"The Christian life consists of faith and love." - Martin Luther

 

“Grace is the understanding that God is a better Savior than you are a sinner.” – Christopher Love

 

“Meditation gives you knowledge about God. Obedience gives you knowledge of God.” –Adrian Rogers

"Hell is full of good meanings and wishings." - George Herbert

“Everything God demands of you God supplies for you.” – Adrian Rogers

 

“Whatever comes from the people can be taken away. Whatever comes from God cannot be taken away.”

– Dennis Prager

 

“The worst scoundrels make the best preachers.” – German Proverb

 

“No man can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.” – Woodrow Wilson

 

"The Christian is not one who has gone all the way with Christ. None of us has. The Christian is one who has found the right road." - Charles L. Allen

 

“God sends no one away empty except those who are full of themselves.” – D.L. Moody

“True peace is not the absence of war but the presence of God.” - Our Daily Bread.

 

“Do you want me to tell you the proof of whether you believe the Bible, do you obey it?” – Adrian Rogers

“We are but tenants and shortly the great Landlord will give us notice that our lease has expired.” –Thomas Jefferson

 

"The lost enjoy forever the horrible freedom they have demanded..” – C.S. Lewis

“Our God tells the end from the beginning, and before things come to pass He makes them known. He is a God outside of time.  – Dr. Chuck Missler

THOUGHT PROVOKING QUOTES

 

“A proverb is a short sentence based on a long experience.” –Miguel De Cervantes

 

“A sinner can reform but stupidity is forever.” –Ed Howe

 

“To do nothing is also a good remedy.” –Hippocrates

 

“The greatest mistake is trying to be more agreeable than you can be.” – Walter Bagehot

 

“The thorns which I have reaped are of the tree I planted.” – Lord Byron

 

“Thanksgiving may be our most old fashioned holiday. Gratitude itself seems out of date at a time when so many people feel entitled to what they get and indignant they didn’t get more.” - Thomas Sowell

“Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think.” – Jean De La Bruyere

 

“When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear.” - Thomas Sowell

“Mature adults realize that every relationship involves conflict confession and forgiveness.” – Gary Thomas, author “Sacred Marriage”

 

"Life is half spent before we know what it is." - George Herbert

“The first hundred years are the hardest.” – Wilson Mizner

 

“Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards.” – Soren Kiekegaard 

 

“Mission includes not just what we do but also what we become.” – Gary Thomas, author “Sacred Marriage”

 

“Temptation usually comes in through a door that has deliberately been left open.” – Arnold Glasow

“Marriage is the merciless revealer, the great white searchlight turned on the darkest places of human nature.”

– Katherine Anne Porter 

“Thy fate is the common fate of all; into each life some rain must fall.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

“A yawn is a silent shout.” - G.K. Chesterton

 

“Common sense could prevent most divorces. Also most marriages.” –Unknown

 

“Conceit is incompatible with understanding.” – Leo Tolstoy

 

 “The test of a man or woman’s breeding is how they behave in a quarrel.” – George Bernard Shaw

 

 “Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky

 

“We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.” – Johann Wolfgang Goethe

 

“The real measure of wealth is how much we should be worth if we lost our money.” – J. H. Jowett 

 

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” – George Bernard Shaw

 

“Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by children.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

  

“The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.” – G.K. Chesterton

 

“A stiff apology is a second insult.” –G.K. Chesterton

 

“We all know a fool when we see one- but not when we are one.” - Arnold Glasow

"Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell." - Unknown

 

“Expecting something for nothing is the most popular form of hope.” – Arnold Glasow

 

"Nature is the art of God." - Dante Alighieri

 

"Your life is like a coin - you can spend it any way you wish, but you can spend it only once." -Unknown

 

"As the soul itself invisible, is seen by what it does through the body." - Johann Albrecht Bengel

 

"Life is the art of drawing without an eraser." - John Christian

 

"The world will never starve for wonders but only for want of wonder." - G.K. Chesterton

 

"Show me the man you honor, and i will know what kind of man you are." - Thomas Carlyle

 

"Art, like morality consists in drawing the line somewhere." - G.K. Chesterton

 

"Insanity is hereditary. You can get it from your children." - Sam Levenson

 

"The true nature of a heart is shown by its response to the unattractive" - Unknown

 

"Love is something more stern and splendid than mere kindness." - C.S. Lewis

 

"An inner voice that warns us somebody is looking." - H.L. Mencken

  

“My salad days. When I was green in judgement.” – William Shakespeare

 

“A woman’s influence is powerful, especially when she wants something.” – John Billings

 

“I think sometimes the more difficult life becomes the more the human spirit has a chance to shine.” – Steven King

 

“The past always looks better than it was because it isn’t here.” – Finley Peter Dunne

 

“Advertisements contain the only truth to be relied on in a newspaper.” – Thomas Jefferson

 

“The foolish and the dead never change their opinions.” – James Russell Lowell

 

“Optimist: A man who calls bull**** fertilizer.” – Frank Dane

 

“If you kiss enough a**** you’ll get kicked in the teeth.” – Gerald Barzan

 

“You can’t enslave the educated mind.” –Candace Owens

 

“The ear is much deeper than the eye.” – Dennis Prager

 

“Judge no a man by his clothes, but by his wife’s clothes.” -Thomas R. DeWar

 

“Whether you wind up with a nest egg or a goose egg depends on the kind of chick you married.” Wall Street Journal

 

“Human knowledge must be understood to be loved, but divine knowledge must be loved to be understood.” – Pascal

 

“It is better to speak wisdom foolishly like the saints than to speak folly wisely like the deans.” –G.K. Chesterton

 

“Blessed is he who talks in circles, for he shall become a big wheel.” – Frank Dane

 

“Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted.” – Unknown

“Never argue with a woman, a winner or a weapon.” – Frank Dane

 “Wise men learn more from fools than fools learn from wise men.” – Cato

“A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.” George Meredith

“There is nothing so powerful as truth- and often nothing so strange.” – Daniel Webster

“No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.” – George Jean Nathan

 “Think with the few and speak with the many.” – Baltasar Gracian

“It is later than you think.” –Chinese Proverb

 “Watch out when you are getting all you want. Fattening hogs ain’t in luck.” –Joel Chandler Harris

“The most effective water power in the world –women’s tears.” – Wilson Mizner

“Some men have been worthy of a better century.” –Baltasar Gracian

“You are young my son, and, as the year go by, time will change and even reverse many of your present opinions. Refrain therefore, a while from setting yourself up as a judge of the highest matters.” – Plato

“A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.” – William James

“He that will not reason is a bigot, he that cannot reason is a fool, he that does not reason is a slave.” –Anonymous

“The greatest of faults, I should say is to be conscious of none.” – Thomas Carlyle

“The belief that youth is the happiest time of life is founded on a fallacy. The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts, and we grow happier as we grow older.” – William Lyon Phelps

“One of the hardest things in this world to do is to admit you are wrong. And nothing is more helpful in resolving a situation than its frank admission.” –Benjamin Disraeli

“Hating people is like burning down your own home to get rid of a rat.” – Harry Emerson Fosdick

“Being slick is the way to gain little things and lose big things.” - Thomas Sowell

“The best way to recognize a lie is to already know the truth.” – Dr. Chuck Missler

“He who has never tasted what is bitter does not know what is sweet.” – German Proverb

 

SOCIETY QUOTES

“If you want to make enemies, try to change something.” – Woodrow Wilson

 

“Colleges don’t make fools, they only develop them.” – George Horace Lorimer

 

“Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark: You know what you are doing but nobody else does.” – Ed Howe

“War make me respect soldiers and despise politicians.” - Thomas Sowell

“The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.” – Edmund Burke

 

“Get the fools on your side and you can be elected to anything.” –Frank Dane

 

“The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business. – George Bernard Shaw

 

“There are well-dressed foolish ideas, just as there are well dressed fools.”  -Sebastien Chamfort

 

“Patriotism varies from a noble devotion to a moral lunacy.” –William R. Inge

 

“To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.” – George Washington

 

“Love your neighbor as yourself and love your country more than yourself.” – Thomas Jefferson

 

“New York the city of brotherly shove.” –Anonymous

 

“You can’t hold your head high with your hand out. –Yiddish Proverb

 

"Man is not free unless government is limited." -Ronald Reagan

 

“It is easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them.” – Alfred Adler

 

“Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles, the conduct of public affairs for private advantage.” – Ambrose Bierce

“The one thing no policy will ever change is the past.” - Thomas Sowell

 

“There is nothing new but which is forgotten.” - Mille Pertin Modiste

 

“Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature.” – Kin Hubbard

 

“Love your neighbor as yourself but don’t take down the fence.” – Carl Sandburg

 

“Throw plenty of mud and some of it is bound to stick.” –Hipponax the Satirist

 

“We make more enemies by what we say that friends by what we do.” - Heinrich Heine

 

“An associate producer is the only guy in Hollywood who will associate with a producer.” – Fred Allen

 

“A hundred years ago Hester Prynne of the Scarlet Letter was given an A for adultery. Today she would rate no better than a C-plus. – Peter De Vries

 

“So they united, and the Communist Revolution took the chain from their legs and wound it around their necks.  

– Samuel Bonom

 

“Everything in the world may be endured except continual prosperity.” –Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

 

“If you treat a man as he is, he will stay as he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be he will become the bigger and better man.” –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

“He who knows nothing doubts nothing.” – Italian Proverb

“The coziness between the church and state is good for the state and bad for the church.” – G.K. Chesterton

 

“Where there is a sea there are pirates.”  - Greek Proverb

 

“There is no more terrible sight than ignorance in action.” – Johann Wolfgang Goethe

“When a man commits the same crime twice, and is not punished, it seems to him permissible.” – The Talmud

 

“Of all tasks of Government the most basic is to protect its citizens against violence.” – John Foster Dulles

 

“Crime expands according to our willingness to put up with it.” – Barry Farber

 

“Some people pay a compliment as if they expected a receipt.” – Ken Hubbard

 

“True religion is the foundation of society. When that is once shaken by contempt the whole fabric cannot be stable or lasting.” – Edmund Burke

 

“The fewer the facts the stronger the opinion.” – Arnold Glasow

 

“The only exercise some people get is jumping at conclusions, running down their friends, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck.” – Arnold Glasow

 

“Self-denial is the test and definition of self-government.” – G.K. Chesterton

 

"America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves." - Abraham Lincoln

"If we are not governed by God then we will be ruled by tyrants." - William Penn

 

"The claim to equality is made only by those who feel themselves to be in some way inferior."- C.S. Lewis

 

"Truth without love is brutality, and love without truth is hypocrisy." -Warren Wiersbe

 

"The church is neither the master of the state or the servant of the state, but rather the conscience of the state." - Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“Idealism increases in direct proportion to one’s distance from the problem.” – John Galsworthy

“Every man has the right to utter what he thinks truth, and every other man has the right to knock him down for it.” – Samuel Johnson

“Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.” – Thomas Jefferson

“One way of getting an idea of our fellow countrymen’s miseries is to go and look at their pleasures.” – George Eliot

“A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul” – George Bernard Shaw

 “When small men cast big shadows it means the sun is about to set.” – Lin Yutang

“The worst tempered people I’ve met were people who knew they were wrong.” – Wilson Mizner

“Little men are fond of long titles.” –German Proverb

“Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.” –Unknown

The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.” - William E. Borah

“Envy plus rhetoric equals social justice.” - Thomas Sowell

“Statistics: A group of numbers looking for an argument.” – Unknown

“At a round table there is no dispute about place.” – Italian Proverb

 “The idiot who praises, with enthusiastic tone, all centuries but this, and every country but his own.” – W.S. Gilbert

“Do not think of knocking out another person’s brains because he differs in opinion from you. It would be as rational to knock yourself on the head because you differ from yourself ten years ago.” – Horace Mann

“The recipe for perpetual ignorance is a very simple and effective one; be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.” – Elbert Hubbard

“Remember that the other man may be totally wrong. But he doesn’t think so. Don’t condemn him. Only wise tolerant, exceptional men even try to do that.” – Dale Carnegie

 “Arguing is a game two can play at. But it is a strange game in that neither opponent wins.” –Benjamin Franklin

 

MOTIVATIONAL QUOTES

“Confidence is the thing you had before you knew better.” – Mark Twain

“Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge.” -Simon Sinek

“When a man is wrapped up in himself he makes a pretty small package.” – John Ruskin

 

“Of all the vices, drinking is the most incompatible with greatness.” – Sir Walter Scott

 

“Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny. – Kin Hubbard

 

“Father’s Day is like Mother’s except the gift is cheaper.” –Unknown

 

“Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.” – Thomas Edison

 

“Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius.” – Benjamin Disraeli

 

“Poverty sits by the cradle of all our great men and rocks all of them to manhood.” –Heinrich Heine

 

“Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress. Working hard for something we love is called passion.” – Simon Sinek

 

“There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing and be nothing.” – Aristotle

 

“A boss has the title. A leader has the people.” – Simon Sinek

 

“Judge a man by the reputation of his enemies.” – Arabian Proverb

 

“Success is the best revenge.” – French Proverb

 

“The difficult we do immediately, the impossible takes a little longer.” – WWII Military Slogan

 

"Talent develops itself in solitude; character in the stream of life." - Johann Wolfgang Goethe

 

“Great hearts can only be made by great troubles. Great faith must have great trials." - Charles Spurgeon

 

"A man who lives right, and is right, has more power in his silence than another has by his words." - Phillips Brooks

 

"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man." - Lana Turner

 

"Habits are first cobwebs, then cables." – Author Unknown

 

 "Honest and courageous people have very little to say about either their courage or their honesty."  -Hosea Ballou

 

"No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar." – Abraham Lincoln

 

"Ideas are funny little things they don't work unless you do." - Author Unknown

 

"Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential." - Sir Winston Churchill

 

"To have failed is to have striven, to have striven is to have grown." - Maltble Davenport Babcock

“Had I cared for the comments of people, I should never have been a missionary.” - C.T. Studd

“The mind can be convinced but the heard must be won.” – Simon Sinek

“A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.” – Arnold Glasow

 

“Small boys become big men through the influence of big men who care about small boys.” – Anonymous

 

“It only takes a night of passion to be a father, but a lifetime of passion to be a daddy.” – Dan Bell

“In bringing up children, spend on them half as much money and twice as much time.” – Author Unknown

 

“To be in your children’s memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today.” – Anonymous

 

“I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.” – G.K. Chesterton

 

“In giving advice I advise you, be short.” –Horace

 

“Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag and begin slitting throats.” – H.L. Mencken

 

“All of us have a core desire to be respected. When this desire isn’t met, we are tempted to lapse into a self-defeating response.” – Gary Thomas, author “Sacred Marriage”

 

“My advice to you concerning applause is this: enjoy it but never quite believe it.” – Robert Montgomery

 

“Sometimes what is hard to take in the first years of marriage is not what we find out about our partner, but what we find out about ourselves.” – Gary Thomas, author “Sacred Marriage”

 

“Do not lengthen the quarrel while there is an opportunity of escaping.” – Latin Proverb

“We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over. – Aneurin Bevan

 

“He was a bold man who first swallowed an oyster.” – James I

 

“A critic is a legless man who teaches running.” – Channing Pollock

 

“If you want your dreams to come true, don’t.” – Yiddish Proverb

 

“I resolved, never do anything which I would be afraid to do if it were the last hour of my life.” – Jonathan Edwards

 

“Any method of evangelism will work if God is in it.” – Leonard Ravenhill

“Action may not always bring happiness; but there is not happiness without action.” –Benjamin Disraeli

“Plow deep while sluggards sleep, and you shall have corn to sell and to keep.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Every noble work is at first impossible.” – Thomas Carlyle

 “The world stands aside to let anyone pass who knows where he is going.” – David Starr Jordan

“Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend your time trying to accomplish something they will admire.” –Dale Carnegie

 “A long life may not be good enough, but a good life is long enough.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Take care of your pennies and your dollars will take care of themselves.” –Scottish Proverb

“Get busy and keep busy. It’s the cheapest medicine there is on this earth- and one of the best.” – Dale Carnegie

“I don’t pity any man who does hard work worth doing. I admire him. I pity the creature who doesn’t work, at whichever end of the social scale he may regard himself as being.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” – Francis Bacon

 “Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain.” = Ralph Waldo Emerson

 “There is no education like adversity.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“It is defeat that turns bones to flint; it is defeat that turns gristle to muscle; it is defeat that makes ment invincible.” – Henry Ward Beecher