We come closest to God at our lowest moments.It’s easiest to hear God when you are stripped of pride and arrogance, when you have nothing to rely on except God.It’s pretty painful to get to that point, but when you do, God’s there.
— Terry Anderson
If there were wisdom in beards, all goats would be prophets.
— Armenian Proverb
Religion is for people who are afraid of going to hell; spirituality is for those who have been there.
— Member of Alcoholics Anonymous
The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts.
— John Locke
Know a horse by riding him; a person by associating with him.
— Japanese Proverb
The dead take to the grave, clutched in their hands, only what they have given away.
— DeWitt Wallace
He who giveth to the poor lendeth to the Lord.
— Dutch Proverb
Remember my unalterable maxim, When we love, we always have something to say.
— Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.
Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
— Josh Billings
There is no difficulty that enough love will not conquer; no disease that enough love will not heal; no door that enough love will not open . . . It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble; how hopeless the outlook; how muddled the tangle; how great the mistake. A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all. If only you could love enough you would be the happiest and most powerful being in the world.
— Emmet Fox
The more faithfully you listen to the voice within you, the better you will hear what is sounding outside. And only he who listens can speak.
— Dag Hammerskjöld
In your hands will be placed the exact results of your thoughts; you will receive that which you earn, no more, no less. Whatever your present environment may be, you will fail, remain, or rise with your thoughts, your wisdom, desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
— James Allen
And I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year, Give me a light that I may tread safely into the unknown. And he replied, Go out into the darkness and put your hand into the hand of God.That shall be to you better than light and safer than a known way.
— Louise Haskins
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