Sunday, January 15, 2017

An unguarded strength, and other quotes

The posting of quotes by human authors does not constitute agreement with either the quotes or their sources. (I try to confirm the sources that I give, but may miss on occasion; please verify if possible.)

"An unguarded strength is a dual weakness." -- Oswald Chambers ("Unguarded strength is actually a double weakness, because that is where the least likely temptations will be effective in sapping strength." From My Utmost For His Highest)

"Hollywood actors and star singers seem to be filled with an inflated sense of their own importance that leads them to opine on the liberal causes they champion." -- Dave Miller

"A perpetual learner is the best teacher." -- Fred Smith, Sr.

"It isn't fair...the caterpillar does all the work, and the butterfly gets all the glory." -- George Carlin (George, you whiner, you)

"You either get better or you get worse — you don’t stay the same." -- Peyton Manning

"The preacher should be with his time as the miser is with his gold—saving it with care, and spending it with caution." -- “An old writer” (unidentified)

"This triangle of truisms, of father, mother and child, cannot be destroyed; it can only destroy those civilisations which disregard it." -- G. K. Chesterton

"Some people can brighten up a room simply by leaving it!" -- copied

"Do you sometimes feel like you missed plan A for your life. Perhaps you feel you are on plan F or G. I say, Praise God for a big alphabet and press on!" -- George Verwer

"Your walk talks, and your talk talks, but your walk talks louder than your talk talks." -- credited to Bob Jones, Sr., and others

"If [Southern] “elected leaders should proportionally reflect the constituents they represent,” then we should have about 75% or more of our leaders that have NO idea what they really believe and and a great percentage who are not even saved. Now that is REALITY and that should be the focus of our prayers and efforts!" -- Written by a Southern Baptist using the initials H.B.

“The only consistent arminian is an open theist.” -- James R. White

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