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

1 "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

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

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

4 "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

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

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

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

10 "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

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

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

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

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

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 "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

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

19 "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

20 "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

21 "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

22 "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

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

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

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

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite