Posted by: teentoinks | October 16, 2004

Quotes that has taken roots and has shaped my faith

A lesson learned from experience deems futile if it does not change you into a better person.
Verbal profession minus obedience equals moral delusion.
To pay evil for good is evil. To pay good for good is human. To pay good for evil is divine.
The heart can never rejoice in what the mind rejects.
We can see better in the shoulder of giants.
Sometimes the bigger battle in life is keeping your appointment with God. Strive hard to keep it otherwise the other battle will be harder.
You cannot have real fruits without the real roots.
When God calls, He reveals the need, He provides the opportunity, and He gives the ability to complete the task.
Good to forgive, best to forget.
In the presence of trouble, some people grow wings; others buy crutches.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.
“Push” will get a person almost anywhere-except through a door marked “pull.”
A problem well-defined is a problem half-solved. A work well-begun is a work half-done.
Great minds discusses ideas; Average minds discusses events; Small minds discusses people.
God gives food to every bird. But he doesn’t throw it into the nest. In the same manner, God gives us nuts, but he doesn’t crack them.
Many people will walk in and out of your life… but only true friends leave footprints in your heart.
He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses more; but he who loses faith, loses all.
Be a compass not a clock.
In prayer, when God says “NO,” expect a better “YES.”
Beautiful young people are acts of nature. But beautiful old people are works of art.
Words to live by are just words, unless you live by them. You have to walk the talk. (Simply put, actions speaks louder than words.) People may doubt what you say, but they will always believe what you do.
To handle yourself, use your head. To handle others, use your heart.
Anger is just one letter short of danger.
Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt, and dance like you do when nobody’s watching.
I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it. And so it is with you. We are in charge of our ATTITUDES.
One rule in learning self-control is to set your boundaries and then not crossing it.
Seek first to understand than to be understood. Listen to understand.
Never enter a room with your mouth first.
Sometimes the most proactive thing we can do is to be happy, just to genuinely smile. Happiness, like unhappiness, is a proactive choice.
You can’t talk your way out of problems you behave yourself into.
If someone betrays you once, it’s their fault. If someone betrays you twice, it’s your fault.
If you don’t climb the mountain, you can’t see the view.
To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it.
Learn from the past, live in the present, plan for the future.
Speak only well of people and you will never need to whisper.
He that can’t endure the bad will not live to see the good.
My sense of worth as a Christian is not equal to the amount of work I accomplish but is equal entirely to what Jesus did on the cross for my sake.
We set the sail, God makes the wind. The sail is like our faith. The wind is Gods action. No matter how hard the wind that God is gonna send if we don’t put up the sail of faith, it will not move us.
If you feel far away from God, guess who moved?
We can never really go where God is not, and where He is, all is well.
No matter what is happening in your life, know that God is waiting for you with open arms.
God promises a safe landing, not a calm passage.
Do your best and then sleep in peace. God is awake. There is no point in worrying if God is in control.
The will of God will never take you to where the grace of God will not protect you.
We are responsible for the effort, not the outcome.
Begin to weave and God will give you the thread.
Prayer: don’t bother to give God instructions, just report for duty.
Serenity is not freedom from the storm, but peace amid the storm.
Be still and know that I am God” ~Psalm 46:10
There are no crown bearers in heavens who are cross bearers before.
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