Nuggets of Truth


Here are some of my favorite quotes! I add to this list as I find more quotes that have an impact on me. If you have a favorite quote, leave me a comment below and maybe I'll add it to my page!




John Wooden
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Make every day your masterpiece. 

C. S. Lewis 
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Christ died for men precisely because men are not worth dying for, to make them worth it.
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At this very moment you and I are either committing [selfishness], or about to commit it, or repenting it.
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If you are on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road.
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If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. 'Dark' would be without meaning.
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Badness is only spoiled goodness
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A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.

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A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading.

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Eros will have naked bodies; friendship naked personalities
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Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person's ultimate good as far as it can be obtained. 
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Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.  
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Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
 
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God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.  
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It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad. 
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Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours.  

Little Women ('94 movie version)
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If you find your value lies in being merely decorative, I fear you will one day find yourself believing that is all you really are. 

Dannah Gresh
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Be careful of your thoughts; they may break into actions. 
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Love will always endure if you keep it pure.


William Temple
Worship is the submission of all of our nature to God.


Unknown
The reason most people don't recognize opportunity when it comes to them is that it is usually disguised as hard work. 

1 comment:

  1. Friendship has no survival value, like literature, like art; rather, it is one of those things that gives value to survival. C.S.Lewis

    He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose. Jim Elliot

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