Favorite Qoutations

 

“We deem life tragic for the illiterate, who have never learned to read; the net result is the same for those who know how to read but don’t.”– John D. Snider

“Call no man brilliant who has not the wisdom to choose the Lord Jesus Christ—the light and life of the world. The excellence of a man is determined by his possession of the virtues of Christ. {CW 175.4}”

“To seek for self-recognition, for self-glorification, will leave the human agent destitute of the Spirit of God, destitute of that grace which will make him a useful, efficient worker for Christ. {CSA 65.2}”

“The only man who makes no mistakes is the man who never does anything” –Theodore Roosevelt”

“Your success is in your simplicity. As soon as you depart from it, your power is gone” (2T 608)”

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.–Nelson Mandela”

Students that exalt the sciences above the God of science, will be ignorant when they think themselves very wise. If you cannot afford time to pray, cannot give time for communion with God, for self-examination, and do not appreciate that wisdom which comes alone from God all your learning will be deficient, and your schools and colleges will be found wanting. 96 {CSA 65.3}”

“Remember that you will never reach a higher standard than you yourself set. Then set your mark high, and step by step, even though it be by painful effort, by self-denial and sacrifice, ascend the whole length of the ladder of progress. Let nothing hinder you. Fate has not woven its meshes about any human being so firmly that he need remain helpless and in uncertainty. Opposing circumstances should create a firm determination to overcome them. The breaking down of one barrier will give greater ability and courage to go forward. Press with determination in the right direction, and circumstances will be your helpers, not your hindrances. {MYP 99.4}”

“The world does not so much need men of great intellect as of noble character. It needs men in whom ability is controlled by steadfast principle. 94 {CSA 65.1}”

“By acquiring earthly knowledge he thought to gain a treasure, but by laying his Bible aside he sacrificed a treasure worth everything else. {COL 108.2}”

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