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Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.
Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.
Pray the largest prayers. You cannot think a prayer so large that God, in answering it, will not wish you had made it larger. Pray not for crutches but for wings.
O little town of Bethlehem, how still we see thee lie! Above thy deep and dreamless sleep the silent stars go by.
Jesus Christ, the condescension of divinity, and the exaltation of humanity.
I do not pray for a lighter load, but for a stronger back.
Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there.
The ideal life is in our blood and never will be still.
O, do not pray for easy lives.
If man is man and God is God, to live without prayer is not merely an awful thing: it is an infinitely foolish thing.
The trouble is that I'm in a hurry, but God isn't.
Life is too short to nurse one's misery. Hurry across the lowlands so that you may spend more time on the mountain tops.
Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
A man who lives right, and is right, has more power in his silence than another has by his words.
We do not want to lose our grief, because our grief is bound up with our love and we could not cease to mourn without being robbed of our affections.
Distrust your religion unless it is cheerful, unless it turns every act and deed to music and exults in attempts to catch the harmony of the new life.
No one ever fell under the burden of the day; it is only when the burden of tomorrow is added that the load becomes unbearable.
Anger is self-immolation.
Death is strong, but Life is stronger.
Christmas day is a day of joy and charity. May God make you very rich in both.
Nothing lies beyond the reach of prayer except that which lies outside the will of God.
Self-confidence is either a petty pride in our own narrowness, or a realization of our duty and privilege as one of God's children.
Christianity helps us face the music even when we don't like the tune.
Preaching is truth through personality.
Everywhere the flower of obedience is intelligence. Obey a man with cordial loyalty and you will understand him.
The more man becomes irradiated with Divinity, the more, not the less, truly he is man.
Pray for powers equal to your tasks.
Bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours.
The earth has grown old with its burden of care, But at Christmas it always is young.
Feed on Christ, and then go and live your life, and it is Christ in you that lives your life, that helps the poor, that tells the truth, that fights the battle, and that wins the crown.
The form of godliness may exist with secret and with open wickedness, but the power of godliness cannot.
We are haunted by an ideal life, and it is because we have within us the beginning and the possibility of it.
Obedience completes itself in understanding.
Life comes before literature, as the material always comes before the work. The hills are full of marble before the world blooms with statues.
The faith which you keep must be a faith that demands obedience, and you can keep it only by obeying it.
Be such a man, and live such a life, that if every man were such as you, and every life a life like yours, this earth would be God's Paradise.
Set yourself earnestly to see what you are made to do, and then set yourself earnestly to do it.
Genius, by its very intensity, decrees a special path of fire for its vivid power.
Let every man and woman count himself immortal. Let him catch the revelation of Jesus in his resurrection. Let him say not merely, "Christ is risen," but "I shall rise."
A prayer in its simplest definition is merely a wish turned Godward.
It is while you are patiently toiling at the little tasks of life that the meaning and shape of the great whole of life dawn on you.
Very strange is this quality of our human nature which decrees that unless we feel a future before us we do not live completely in the present.
We may say that on the first Good Friday afternoon was completed that great act by which light conquered darkness and goodness conquered sin. That is the wonder of our Saviour's crucifixion.
If we could sweep intemperance out of the country, there would be hardly poverty enough left to
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men! Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Prayer is not conquering God's reluctance, but taking hold of God's willingness.
Wherever souls are being tried and ripened, in whatever commonplace and homely way, there God is hewing out the pillars for His temple.
The great Easter truth is not that we are to live newly after death - that is not the great thing - but that...we are to, and may, live nobly now because we are to live forever.
Greatness after all, in spite of its name, appears to be not so much a certain size as a certain quality in human lives. It may be present in lives whose range is very small.
Call your opinions your creed, and you will change it every week.