71 George Macdonald Quotes

  • "It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow, that weigh a man down. For the needs of today we have corresponding strength given. For the morrow we are told to trust. It is not ours yet. It is when tomorrow's burden is added to the burden of today that the weight is more than a man can bear."

    - George Macdonald
    Topics: Worry, Trust, Strength


  • "The principle part of faith is patience."

    - George Macdonald
    Topics: Faith


  • "Trust to God to weave your thread into the great web, though the pattern shows it not yet."

    - George Macdonald
    Topics: Trust


  • "If, instead of a gem or even a flower, we could cast the gift of a lovely thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give."

    - George Macdonald
    Topics: Encouragement, Friendship


  • "One of the good things that come of a true marriage is, that there is one face on which changes come without your seeing them; or rather there is one face which you can still see the same, through all the shadows which years have gathered upon it."

    - George Macdonald
    Topics: Marriage


  • "Division has done more to hide Christ from the view of men than all the infidelity that has ever been spoken."

    - George Macdonald
    Topics: Christ


  • "You can't live on amusement. It is the froth on water - an inch deep and then the mud."

    - George Macdonald
    Topics: Life


  • "Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life."

    - George Macdonald
    Topics: Forgiveness


  • "We die daily. Happy those who daily come to life as well."

    - George Macdonald
    Topics: Life


  • "One thing is clear to me, that no indulgence of passion destroys the spiritual nature so much as respectable selfishness."

    - George Macdonald
    Topics: Selfishness, Passion


  • "It is not by driving away our brother that we can be alone with God."

    - George Macdonald
    Topics: Kindness


  • "My prayers, my God, flow from what I am not; I think Thy answers make me what I am."

    - George Macdonald
    Topics: Prayer


  • "It is our best work that God wants, not the dregs of our exhaustion. I think he must prefer quality to quantity."

    - George Macdonald
    Topics: Achievement, Work


  • "The best preparation for the future is the present well seen to, and the last duty done."

    - George Macdonald
    Topics: Perseverance, The Future


  • "To the dim and bewildered vision of humanity, God's care is more evident in some instances than in others; and upon such instances men seize, and call them providences. It is well that they can; but it would be gloriously better if they could believe that the whole matter is one grand providence."

    - George Macdonald
    Topics: Faith, Providence



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