Favorite Quotes

Words of Wisdom and Wit.
Quotes inspire, enlighten and sometimes just bring a much needed laugh. Enjoy and be moved.

“The line separating good and evil passes not through states, nor between classes, nor between parties either – but right through the human heart.”

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

“In essentials, unity; in non-essentials, liberty; in all things, charity.”

Rupert Meldenius

“What you give to others comes from your heart. Skills simply provide a conduit to give what you have more effectively.”


“All that is needed for evil to prevail is for good men to do nothing.”

Deitrich Benhoeffer

“People need to be loved the most when they deserve it the least.”

Rolfe Carawan

“Our character is formed at the debris of our despair.”


“You have to think like a hero in order to behave like a merely decent human being.”

Sean Connery

“People won’t change until the pain of where they are is greater than the pain of change.”


“If you don’t have malice in our heart, it doesn’t come across harsh.”

Will Rogers

“The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement; and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly.”

Theodore Roosevelt

“What you believe to be true, you do.”

Rolfe Carawan

“History has an author who fills time and eternity with His purpose.”

George W. Bush

“There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues of human society are created, strengthened and maintained.”

Winston Churchill

“We all have two lives — The life we learn with and the life we live with thereafter.”

Robert Redford in The Natural

“How good and pleasant it is where men dwell together in unity…for there God commands a blessing.”

Psalm 133, Bible

“If you ask me what I came into this world to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.”

Emile Zola

“Opinions are like sneakers, we all have at least one stinky pair.”

David “Big Daddy” Lindfors

“Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.”

Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Success in any relationship or endeavor begins with trust.”

S. Truitt Cathy

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”

John Quincy Adams

“You give power to what you focus on.”

Rolfe Carawan

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Where there is no vision, the people perish.”

King Solomon

“Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right.”

Henry Ford

“How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.”

George Washington Carver

“Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping him up.”

Jesse Jackson

“The journey is the reward.”

Chinese Proverb

“Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.”

Albert Einstein

“Embrace what you have in common, celebrate what sets you apart.”

Folk Singer Ellis Paul

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.”

Robert Louis Stevenson

“Talent develops itself in solitude, character in life’s stream.”


“Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.”

Ella Fitzgerald

“Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and of true progress.”

Nicholas Murry Butler

“Never bear more than one trouble at a time. Some people bear three kinds – all they have had, all they have now, and all they expect to have.”

Edward Everett Hale

“Trust is a valuable thing, don’t squander it.”


“Life is formed from the inside out. What I am inside determines the issues in the battle of life.”

Dr. William Hornaday

“Love is finding that the things you like best about you are not in you at all, but in the person who completes you.”


“What worries you, masters you.”

Haddon W. Robinson

“Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake.”

Nelson Boswell

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.”

Robert Brault

“One needs to be thick-skinned and tender-hearted, and not thin-skinned and hard-hearted.”

Rolfe Carawan

“When we talk politics, we moralize. When we talk morality, we politicize.”

Ravi Zacharias

“There are no great people in this world, only great challenges which ordinary people rise to meet.”

William Frederick Halsey, Jr.

“It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.”

Henry Ward Beecher

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”

Helen Keller

“When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don’t see the one that has opened for us.”

Alexander Graham Bell

“You teach what you know, you reproduce who you are.”


“Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.”

Dale Carnegie

“No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.”


“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”


“Leadership determines the direction of the company. Organization determines the potential of the company. Personnel determine the success of the company.”

John Maxwell

“Keep thy heart with all diligence for out of it are the issues of life.

King Solomon

“A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.”

Sir Winston Churchill

“The difference between ‘involvement’ and ‘commitment’ is like an eggs-and-ham breakfast: the chicken was ‘involved’ – the pig was ‘committed’.”


“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”

Thomas Edison

“You can only find truth with logic if you already found truth without it.”

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

“The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.”

Samuel Johnson

“A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.”

Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech.”

Martin Fraquhar Tupper

“Victory is great, but honor is greater.”


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