Quotes I Love

"Nothing makes me feel more depressed than thinking that having stuff is the point of my life."  Ally Vesterfelt

"We cannot ask for grace, we can only cry for mercy."  Chris Lautsbaugh

"When the church becomes an institution with countless programs we start to believe the institution rather than the people are the vessel of God’s will and purpose in the world."  Ryan Tate

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

“The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.” Salvador Dalí

"All work is dirty. What we mustn’t do is avoid the mess." Jeff Goins

"This is the secret to success as a performer, artist, and creative: Never lose your humanity."  Jeff Goins

“It is easier to save us from our sins than from our righteousness.” C.H. Spurgeon

"Nothing is truer than fiction."

"Fish and visitors smell in 3 days."  Benjamin Franklin

"Death cannot stop true love.  It can only delay it a little while."  The Princess Bride

"Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers."  Garth Brooks

"I am not one of those who fear the people." Thomas Jefferson

"Off my case, toilet face. " Welcome Back, Kotter

"Beauty is its own excuse for being." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Every man is somebody because he is a child of God." Martin Luther King Jr.

"Truth is the greatest gift one person can give another."

"Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity."  Horace Mann

"There is not a man beneath the canopy of heaven that does not know slavery is wrong for him."  Fredrick Douglas

"Education beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of man." Horace Mann

"The greatest reality is that which you cannot see."  

"You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you." Pride and Prejudice

"I cannot live without my life.  I cannot die without my soul."  Wuthering Heights

"What can we do to promote world peace?  Go home and love your family."  Mother Theresa

"The Lord can do great things through those who don't care who gets the credit."

"Every happening, great or small, is a parable whereby God speaks to us; the art of life is to get the message." Malcolm Muggeridge

"It was like saying goodbye to a statue.  After a while, I went out and left the hospital and walked back to the hotel in the rain."  A Farewell to Arms

"You must do me this honor.  You must promise me you'll survive."  Titanic

"A good laugh is like sunshine in a house."  

"Each loving act says loud and clear, 'I love you.  God loves you.  I care.  God cares.'"

"God is not the author of confusion.  He likes to write happy endings."

"Ma'am we at the FBI do not have a sense of humor that we are aware of."  Men in Black

"The real happy person is the one who can enjoy the scenery while on a detour."

"Are you driving with your eyes open or are you using the force?" Beverly Hills Cop 2

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

"A book never interrupts with a commercial."

"I like all God's creatures equally, but I like some better stuffed."  Hope Floats

"Love means nothing to a tennis player." Derek Demerat

"This sash was a gift to me from the queen of America" Three Musketeers

"Nobody is ever too old to dream.  And dreams never grow old."  Anne of Windy Poplars

"God is in his heaven and all is right with the world."  Anne of Green Gables

"The language of friendship is not words, but meanings."  Henry David Thoreau

"You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore."

"When you make a mountain out of a molehill, don't expect anyone else to climb up to see the view."

"Close your eyes for your eyes will tell the truth and the truth is not what you want to see"  The Phantom of the Opera

"Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned."   

"Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we might win by fearing to attempt."  William Shakespeare

"Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing." Phyllis Diller

"To dream of the person you would like to be is to waste the person that you are."

"You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus." Mark Twain

"Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you will help them to become what they are capable of being!"

"Villany wears many masks, none so dangerous as virtue."  Sleepy Hollow

"With great power comes great responsibility."  Spider-Man

"If you know that you're in the right place, then how you feel doesn't matter."

"You know, sometimes it is the artist's task to find out how much music you can still make with what you have left."  Itzahak Perlman

"The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it."  W.M. Lewis

"It's okay to have butterflies in your stomach.  Just get them to fly in formation." Dr. Rob Gilbert

"Be a warrior.  Don't turn your back on the battlefield." Morry Orman

"A heart is not judged by how much you love, but how much you are loved by others."  The Wizard of Oz

"Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood."  Daniel Burnham

"An educated people will always be a free people."  Nicaraguan proverb

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