Thursday, November 30, 2017

The only people who get better, and other quotes

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"The only people who get better are people who know that, if they never get better, God will love them anyway." --  Steve Brown

Prayer is not a conveyor belt from heaven to get the things one wants. Rather prayer is the means whereby the mind and heart of the sons of God are reconciled unto God's will. -- Mike McInnis

"Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection." -- Pindaros

"I call God to record against the day we shall appear before our Lord Jesus, that I never altered one syllable of God’s Word against my conscience, nor would do this day, if all that is in earth, whether it be honor, pleasure, or riches, might be given me." -- William Tyndale

"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it." -- William Arthur Ward

"People can’t drive you crazy if you don’t give them the keys." -- Mike Bechtle

"Learning how to ignore one’s conscience is a terrible thing to learn."

"A good beginning makes a good end." -- Louis L’Amour

"Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our Thanksgiving." -- Westlake T. Purkiser

"Our rural ancestors, with little blest, 
Patient of labor when the end was rest, 
Indulged the day that housed their annual grain, 
With feasts, and off'rings, and a thankful strain." -- Alexander Pope

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