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

1 "The Engineer of the universe has made me part of his whole design." Leigh Nygard

2 "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

3 "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

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 "Human personality and individuality written and signed by God on each human countenance….is something altogether sacred." Leon Bloy

6 "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

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

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

9 "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

10 "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

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

12 "All people smile in the same language." Anonymous

13 "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

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

15 "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

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

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

18 "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

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

20 "The new physics does not regard the universe as atomic chaos but…has found strong evidence pointing to the existence of 'a directive intelligence.'" Arthur H. Compton

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

22 "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

23 "Human beings and human societies are not structures that are built or machines that are forged. They are plants that grow and must be tended as such." Winston S. Churchill

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

25 "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

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite