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

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

2 "We pray because we were made for prayer, and God draws us out by breathing himself in." P. T. Forsyth

3 "If you have never heard the mountains singing, or seen the trees of the field clapping their hands, do not think because of that that they don't. Ask God to open your ears so you may hear it, and your eyes so you may see it, because,….they do, my friend, they do." McCandlish Philips

4 "He who loves not, lives not." Ramon Lull

5 "God, the great Creator of all things, does uphold, direct, dispose, and govern all creatures, actions, and things from the greatest even to the least, by his most wise and holy providence." Westminster Confession of Faith

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

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 strongest principle of growth lies in human choice." George Eliot

9 "Providence is the care God takes of all existing things." John of Damascus

10 "Mutual help is the law of nature." French proverb

11 "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

12 "In Christ may be seen that for which the whole universe has come into existence." Edwin Bevan

13 "The longer I live, the more faith I have in Providence." Jeremiah Day

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

15 "Mankind is one in nature and in the sight of God. No group of men is inherently superior or inferior to any other, and none is above any other beloved of God." The Delaware Conference, 1942

16 "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

17 "It is not true that some human beings are by nature superior and others inferior. All men are equal in their natural dignity." Pope John XXIII

18 "Trial is God's alchemy by which the dross is left in the crucible, the baser metals are transmuted, and the character is enriched with gold." William Morley Punshon

19 "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

20 "It is the religious impulse which supplies the cohesive force which unifies society and a culture." Christopher Dawson

21 "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

22 "Faith is the sight of the inward eye." Alexander Maclaren

23 "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

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

25 "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

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite