Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Words to Live By...


"Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man." ~Benjamin Franklin

"You have become a mature person when keeping a secret gives you more satisfaction than passing it along." ~Unknown

"We are happier in many ways when we are old than when we were young. The young sow wild oats. The old grow sage." ~Winston Churchill

"The soul is healed by being with children." ~Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Children are innocent and love justice, while most adults are wicked and prefer mercy." ~G.K. Chesterton

"It is easier to build a boy than to mend a man." ~Unknown

"All roads lead to the judgment seat of Christ." ~Keith Green

"God knows our situation; He will not judge us as if we had no difficulties to overcome. What matters is the sincerity and perseverance of our will to overcome them." ~C.S. Lewis

"Lord, be pleased to shake my clay cottage before Thou throwest it down." ~Thomas Fuller

"The offender never pardons." ~George Herbert

"It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend." ~William Blake

"Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it." ~Mark Twain

"To err is human, to forgive, divine." ~Alexander Pope

"He who forgives ends the quarrel." ~Unknown

"Write injuries in sand, kindnesses in marble." ~Unknown

"He who cannot forgive others destroys the bridge over which he himself must pass." ~George Herbert


"God's whole employment is to lift up the humble and cast down the proud." ~Unknown

"Swallowing your pride seldom leads to indigestion." ~Unknown

"The greatest fault is to be conscious of none." ~Thomas Carlyle

"Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real." ~Thomas Merton

"God sends no one away empty except those who are full of themselves." ~D.L. Moody

"The self-righteous never apologize." ~Leonard Ravenhill

"There is nothing progressive about being pig headed and refusing to admit a mistake." ~C.S. Lewis

"A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small package." ~Unknown

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