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

1 "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

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

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

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

5 "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

6 "Faith never knows where it is being led, but it loves and knows the One who is leading." Oswald Chambers

7 "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

8 "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

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 "Culture shapes, but self-awareness re-shapes, and the resources of God are ever available for the reconstruction." James L. Johnson

11 "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

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

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

14 "We see God all around us: the mountains are God's thoughts upheaved, the rivers are God's thoughts in motion, the oceans are God's thoughts imbedded, the dewdrops are God's thoughts in pearls." Sam Jones

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

16 "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

17 "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

18 "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

19 "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

20 "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

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

22 "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

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

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

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

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite