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Living Quotations for Christians
Sherwood Eliot Wirt and Kersten Beckstrom, editors

1 "The center of power is not to be found in summit meetings or in peace conferences. It is not in Peking or Washington or the United Nations, but rather where a child of God prays in the power of the Spirit for God's will to be done in his life, in his home, and in the world about him." Ruth Bell Graham

2 "If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility." Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

3 "Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day. No, no, man was made for immortality." Abraham Lincoln

4 "When you are in the dark, listen, and God will give you a very precious message for someone else when you get into the light." Oswald Chambers

5 "It is through struggle the lion has gained its strength, the deer its speed, the dog its sagacity. The suffering which the conflict involved may indicate that God has made even animals for some higher good….The ends are eminently worthy of a Divine Intelligence." Robert Flint

6 "Only if God is reinstated in the heart of the world will he furnish mankind and its leaders with ethical guidance through the dangers and pitfalls of the space age." Wernher vonBraun

7 "The universe can be best pictured though still very imperfectly and inadequately, as consisting of pure thought, the thought of what we must describe as a mathematical thinker." James H. Jeans

8 "The final measure of greatness is whether you and I, by our individual lives, have increased the freedom of man, enhanced his dignity, and brought him nearer to the nobility of the divine image in which he was created." Herbert V. Prochnow

9 "In every real encounter with life and with our fellow men we meet the living Spirit, the Creator of life." J. H. Oldham

10 "Learn to commit your soul and the building of it to One who can keep it and build it as you never can." P. T. Forsyth

11 "The more I study nature the more I am amazed at the Creator." Louis Pasteur

12 "How could anyone observe the mighty order with which our God governs the universe without feeling himself inclined…to the practice of all virtues, and to the beholding of the Creator himself, the source of all goodness, in all things and before all things?" Copernicus

13 "Dynamic psychology teaches that we can achieve inner health only through forgiveness – the forgiveness not only of others but also of ourselves." Joshua Loth Liebman

14 "One touch of nature makes the whole world kin." Shakespeare, 'Troilus and Cressida', III, iii

15 "Faith is the subtle chain that binds us to the infinite." O. E. Smith

16 "I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in." George Washington Carver

17 "Every experience God gives us, every person he puts in our lives, is the perfect preparation for the future that only he can see." Corrie ten Boom, holocaust survivor

18 "Look well into yourself: there is a source which will always spring up if you will search there." Marcus Antoninus

19 "The object of love is to serve." Woodrow Wilson

20 "Love [is] incomparably the greatest psychotherapeutic agent." Gordon W. Allport

21 "People may differ in tradition, language and religion, but they all have one common denominator: a desire to be treated like human beings." Stanley C. Allyn

22 "This world's no blot for us, Nor blank; it means intensely, and means good; To find its meaning is my meat and drink." Robert Browning, 'Fra Lippo Lippi'

23 "We are all strings in the concert of His joy." Jacob Boehme

24 "There is nothing but God's grace. We walk upon it, we breathe it, we live and die by it; it makes the nails and axles of the universe." Robert Louis Stevenson

25 "Nothing is impossible when you put your trust in God." Eugene Clark

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite