Total Quotes Found: 13 // Page 1 (quotes 1-13)
"It is a fact of Christian experience that life is a series of troughs and peaks. In His efforts to get permanent possession of the soul, God relies on the troughs more than the peaks. And some of His special favorites have gone through longer and deeper troughs than anyone else."
"Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned."
"Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work."
Topics: Patience, Discipline
"May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right."
Topics: Holiness, Freedom
"The measure of life is not its duration, but its donation."
"Give to us clear vision that we may know where to stand and what to stand for - because unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything."
Topics: Truth, Vision
"Most of us know perfectly well what we ought to do; our trouble is that we do not want to do it."
"If you hug to yourself any resentment against anybody else, you destroy the bridge by which God would come to you."
"Lord, where we are wrong, make us willing to change; where we are right, make us easy to live with."
Topics: Truth, Change
"A different world cannot be built by indifferent people."
"God will not permit any troubles to come upon us, unless He has a specific plan by which great blessing can come out of the difficulty."
Topics: Suffering, Blessings
"When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure."
"It is better to fail in a cause that will ultimately succeed than to succeed in a cause that will ultimately fail."