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

1 "What are all histories but God manifesting himself?" Oliver Cromwell

2 "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

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

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

5 "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

6 "The more we learn about the wonders of our universe, the more clearly we are going to perceive the hand of God." Frank Borman

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

8 "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

9 "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

10 "A smile takes but a moment, but its effects sometimes last forever." J. E. Smith

11 "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

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

13 "Not guided missiles but guided morals constitute our great need today." George L. Ford

14 "The true profession of a man is to find his way to himself." Hermann Hesse

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

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

17 "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

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

19 "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

20 "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'

21 "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

22 "The universe is one of God's thoughts." Johann Friedrich von Schiller

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

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

25 "When iron is rubbed against a magnet it becomes magnetic. Just so, love is caught, not taught. One heart burning with love sets another on fire." Frank C. Laubach

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite