Quotes and Sayings (May 2024)

“A mother’s arms are made of tenderness, and children sleep soundly in them.” ― Victor Hugo “Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.” ― Erich Fromm “Being a mother is like being a gardener of souls. You tend your children, make sure the light always touches them.” ― Karen…

Quotes and Sayings (April 2024)

“Spring is the time of year when it is summer in the sun and winter in the shade.” — Charles Dickens, Great Expectations. “Nostalgia in reverse, the longing for yet another strange land, grew especially strong in spring.” — Vladimir Nabokov “Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.” — Lewis…

Quotes and Sayings (March 2024)

“The man who doesn’t read his Bible has no advantage over the man who has no Bible.” — Albert M. Wells, Jr. “He fights with spirit as well as with the sword.” — Latin proverb “It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it.” — General Douglas MacArthur “Morale is the…

Quotes and Sayings (February 2024)

“The essence of true nobility is the neglect of self.” — James Froude “All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than one lovely action.” — James Russell Lowell “Giving is the secret to living fully while you are still alive.” — Douglas M. Lawson “Kind words are the music of the world.” —…

Quotes and Sayings (January 2024)

“An exhaustive study of police records shows that no woman has ever shot her husband while he was doing the dishes.” — Earl Wilson “There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” — C.S. Lewis “Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on.” — Hal Borland “With…

Quotes and Sayings (December 2023)

“There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.” — Unknown “The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.” — William James “I want it said of me by those who knew me best that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I…

Quotes and Sayings (November 2023)

“In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.” — Henry Ward Beecher “We have become so engrossed in the work of the Lord that we have forgotten the Lord of the work.” — A.W. Tozer “He that well and rightly considereth his own works…

Quotes and Sayings (October 2023)

“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.” — Emily Brontë “How beautiful the leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.” — John Burroughs “Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits.” — Samuel Butler “Wise men…

Quotes and Sayings (September 2023)

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John Wooden “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” – Aristotle “Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” – Socrates “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I…

Quotes and Sayings (August 2023)

“The man who fails because he aims astray, or because he does not aim at all, is to be found everywhere.” — Frank Swinnerton “Much pleasure and little grief is every man’s desire.” — Spanish proverb “Without duty, life is soft and boneless.” — Joseph Joubert “Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the…

Quotes and Sayings (July 2023)

“If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” — George Washington “Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry his…

Quotes and Sayings (June 2023)

“I’ve said it before, but it’s absolutely true: My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future.” — Liza Minnelli “No man stands taller than when he stoops to help a child.” — Abraham Lincoln “A father is neither an anchor to hold…

Quotes and Sayings (May 2023)

“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.” ― Zig Ziglar “The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.” ― Arthur C. Clarke “Don’t fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime.…

Quotes and Sayings (April 2023)

“Spring is the time of plans and projects.” — Leo Tolstoy “Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed… Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.” — Henry David Thoreau “If people…

Quotes and Sayings (March 2023)

“Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” — George S. Patton “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.” — Ernest Hemingway “I firmly believe that any man’s finest…

Quotes and Sayings (February 2023)

“Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.” — Oscar Wilde “When you love someone, you love the whole person as he or she is, and not as you would like them to be.” — Leo Tolstoy “One words frees us of all the…

Quotes and Sayings (January 2023)

“You know how I always dread the whole year? Well this time I’m only going to dread one day at a time.” — Charlie Brown (George Shultz) “Ring out the false, ring in the true.” — Alfred Lord Tennyson “The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you…

Quotes and Sayings (December 2022)

“The beginning of men’s rebellion against God was, and is, the lack of a thankful heart.” — Francis Schaeffer “God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say ‘thank you?’” — William A. Ward “Seeds of discouragement will not grow in a thankful heart.” — Anonymous “A thankful heart…

Quotes and Sayings (November 2022)

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” — Marcus Tulles Cicero “Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.” — Henry Van Dyke “I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my…

Quotes and Sayings (October 2022)

“I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house. So I have spent almost all the daylight hours in the open air.” — Nathaniel Hawthorne “Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting, and autumn a mosaic of them all.” — Stanley Horowitz “There is…

Quotes and Sayings (September 2022)

“An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson “No thoroughly occupied man was ever yet very miserable.” — Letitia Landon “There are very honest people who do not think that they have had a bargain unless they have cheated a merchant.” — Anatole France “Sometimes one pays most for the…

Quotes and Sayings (August 2022)

“The study of God’s Word for the purpose of discovering God’s will is the secret discipline which has formed the greatest characters.” — James W. Alexander “The Bible will keep you from sin, or sin will keep you from the Bible.” — Dwight L. Moody “A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than…

Quotes and Sayings (July 2022)

“One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” — George Herbert “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” — Jim Valvano “A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.” — Frank A. Clark “If…

Quotes and Sayings (June 2022)

“Let us go singing as far as we go; the road will be less tedious.” — Virgil “The misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never happen.” — James Russell Lowell “I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.” — Mark Twain “What one has,…

Quotes and Sayings (May 2022)

“A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” — Dorothy Canfield Fisher “Men are what their mothers made them.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson “The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world.” — W.S. Ross “All that I am, or hope to be,…

Quotes and Sayings (April 2022)

“Burn down your cities and leave our farms, and your cities will spring up again as if by magic; but destroy our farms and the grass will grow in the streets of every city in the country.” — William Jennings Bryan “I believe in process. I believe in four seasons. I believe that winter’s tough,…

Quotes and Sayings (March 2022)

“A man is not old as long as he is seeking something.” — Jean Rostand “To confess a fault freely is the next thing to being innocent of it.” — Publilius Syrus “No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.” — Abraham Lincoln “Putting off an easy thing makes it…

Quotes and Sayings (February 2022)

“February is the shortest month, so if you’re having a miserable month, try to schedule it for February.” ― Lemony Snickett “February is always a bad month for TV sports. Football is gone, basketball is plodding along in the annual midseason doldrums, and baseball is not even mentioned.” ― Hunter S. Thompson “While it is…

Quotes and Sayings (January 2022)

“To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.” — Aristotle “What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” — John Steinbeck “Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand…

Quotes and Sayings (December 2021)

[206 words] “New Year — A new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours.” — Alex Morritt “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to…

Quotes and Sayings (November 2021)

[190 words] “A good conscience is a continual Christmas.” — Benjamin Franklin “The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.” — Burton Hills “If you haven’t got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.” — Bob…

Quotes and Sayings (October 2021)

[326 words] “Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.” — Henry Ward Beecher “Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to…

Quotes and Sayings (September 2021)

“Do not waste time bothering whether you “love” your neighbor; act as if you did.” — C.S. Lewis “To love someone means to see him as God intended him.” — Fyodor Dostoevsky “I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” — Henry David Thoreau…

Quotes and Sayings (August 2021)

[238 words] “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” -Milton Berle “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” -Thomas Edison “Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them.” ― Elisabeth Elliot “We need never shout across the…

Quotes and Sayings (July 2021)

[327 words] “America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.” — Evan Esar “Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.” — B.F. Skinner “The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to…

Quotes and Sayings (June 2021)

[285 words] “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” — John Lubbock “Summer was our best season: it was sleeping on the…

Quotes and Sayings (May 2021)

“If there is a hypocrite between you and the church, then he is closer to God than you are.” “Horse sense comes from a stable mind.” “You’ll never get ahead of the person you try to get even with.” “If love is as sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of…

Quotes and Sayings (April 2021)

“The essential vice, the utmost evil, is Pride. Unchastity, anger, greed, drunkenness, and all that, are mere fleabites in comparison: it was through Pride that the devil became the devil: Pride leads to every other vice: it is the complete anti-God state of mind.” — C.S. Lewis “I’m not afraid of the devil. The devil…

Quotes and Sayings (March 2021)

“Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed… Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.” — Henry David Thoreau “If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if…

Quotes and Sayings (February 2021)

“There’s no bad consequence to loving fully, with all your heart. You always gain by giving love.” — Reese Witherspoon “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” — William Shakespeare “Love doesn’t just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread;…