Great Quotes

“Never is a man, extolled as a saint, really without blemish; or another, though seen as a devil, really without humanity.” -Evelina

“A man with an experience is never at the mercy of a man with an argument.” -Amy Sollars

“A church is the only organization that exists primarily for the benefit of non-members.”  – C. S. Lewis

“Salvation is free…but discipleship will cost you your life.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.” -Goethe

“The Cross is not a detour on the way to the kingdom, nor is it even the way to the kingdom, the Cross is the kingdom come.” – John Howard Yoder

“God may call you to do things you don’t love, but He will never call you to do something you will regret.” -Loren Cunningham

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” -Maria Robinson

“If you always do what you always did, you’ll always get what you always got.” -Unknown

“If you go out looking for friends, you’re going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you’ll find them everywhere.” -Zig Zigler

“The race to be a leader is crowded, but the field is wide open for those willing to be servants.” -Rick Warren

“If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.” -George Bernard Shaw

“If your vision doesn’t scare you, then both your vision and your God are too small.” -Brother Andrew

“The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today” -St. Francis of Assisi

“If you treat a man as he is, he will remain as he is; if you treat him as he ought to be and could be, he will become as he ought to be and could be.” Goethe

“Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.” -Norman Vincent Peale

“Too many of us have a Christian vocabulary rather than a Christian experience.” -Charles F. Banning

“A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.” -Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.” -Oliver Wendell Holmes

“If you will always insist that you are right, people will think that there is something wrong with you.” -Melchor F. Cichon

“Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words.” -St. Francis of Assisi

“You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.” -Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

“If you want to build a ship, don’t herd people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.” -Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“All the darkness in the world can’t extinguish the light from a single candle.” -St. Francis of Assisi

“Edmond Dantes: I don’t believe in God.
Abbe Faria: That doesn’t matter, He believes in you…” -The Count of Monte Cristo

“He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.” -St. Francis of Assisi

“I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.” – C.S. Lewis

“Christianity is the only religion where man is saved when he stops trying to save himself.” -Unknown

“An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way. ” -Charles Bukowski

“Never forget: Justice is what love looks like in public.” -Dr. Cornel West

“All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.” -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets.” -Paul Tournier

“Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received–only what you have given.” -St. Francis of Assisi

“I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.” -St. Francis of Assisi

“People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet they pass by themselves without wondering.” -St. Augustine

“Gradually over time, and from a deep sense of need, I came to realize that the gospel is for believers too.” -Jerry Bridges

“There are no such things as ‘Christian Principles.’ There is only the person of Christ, who is the principle of everything.” -Jacques Ellul

“Everybody can be great. Because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve…. You don’t have to know the second theory of thermodynamics in physics to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.” -Martin Luther King, Jr.

“The mediocre teacher tells, the good teacher explains, the great teacher models.” -Unknown

“It’s okay to be frustrated with the church, but don’t give up on her. We need a better bride, not a new mistress.” -Ed Stetzer

“Every Christian is either a missionary or an imposter.” -Spurgeon

“Wishing will never be a substitute for prayer.” -Ed Cole

“The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.” – Abraham Lincoln

“The really great man is the man who makes every man feel great.” – G. K. Chesterton

“Don’t call me a saint. I don’t want to be dismissed that easily.” -Dorothy Day

“I try to give to the poor people for love what the rich could get for money. No, I wouldn’t touch a leper for a thousand pounds; yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.” -Mother Teresa

“The safest place to be is within the will of God.” -Bill Johnson

“It would seem that Our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak. We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. We are far too easily pleased.” -C.S. Lewis


9 Responses to “Great Quotes”

  1. mct88 June 25, 2010 at 7:53 am #

    I’m going to copy your Spurgeon quote. So, good. Definitely makes you look at yourself very closely!

  2. Shayna June 26, 2010 at 12:03 pm #

    I agree with the comment above. It is so true!

  3. Lao Tzu October 22, 2010 at 12:49 am #

    These are all great quotes. Nice compilation. If you don’t mind, I would like to copy some (with citation of course) to my quotes page.

    • RAJKUMAR October 28, 2010 at 7:00 am #

      awesome quotes…

  4. Chaya Garvis February 15, 2012 at 4:24 pm #

    Wow that was strange. I just wrote an very long comment but after I clicked submit my comment didn’t show up. Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again. Regardless, just wanted to say superb blog!

  5. Izzykonto March 14, 2012 at 1:08 am #

    Awesome blog! Where did you get that awesome layout?

  6. Leonard Marks July 4, 2012 at 4:25 pm #

    great post

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  8. Trevor Scott Barton October 13, 2012 at 12:26 pm #

    Thank you Erika! What a great post! I am a kindred heart 🙂

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