Interesting quotes

If God were a scientist we’d have all the answers – the good news is God was the first scientist and through him we will find all the answers. Paul Cooley

Even though we don’t know what the future holds we know that God holds the future. Simon Guillebaud

The greatest single cause of atheism in the world today is Christians who acknowledge Jesus with their lips and walk out the door and deny Him by their lifestyle…….This is what an unbelieving world simply finds unbelievable.”      Brennan Manning

Contact God by knee mail

Always keep your words soft and sweet, just in case you have to eat them.

Drive carefully… It’s not only cars that can be recalled by their Maker..

When everything’s coming your way, you’re in the wrong lane.

We could learn a lot from crayons. Some are sharp, some are pretty and some are dull. Some have weird names and all are different colors, but they all have to live in the same box.

You must have have long range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short range failures.Charles C. Noble.

Time is a great healer, but a poor beautician.

It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.

Change is inevitable – except from parking machines.

A bore is a man who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company.Gian Vincenzo Gravina

People who practise a religion have been found to be happier, healthier and less stressed than those who don’t. Dr Harold Koenig of Duke University, North California.

Worry is interest paid on trouble before it’s due.

The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it. William James

Progress was alright. Only it went on for too long. James Thurber

A conservative is someone who doesn’t want anything to happen for the first time.

The Bible is the most shoplifted book in the USA

A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears. Michel de Montaigne

When you choose the lesser of two evils, always remember that it’s still an evil. Max Lerner

Stubbornness does have its helpful features; you always know what you are going to be thinking tomorrow. Glen Beaman

A true friend is one who is there for you when he would rather be anywhere else. Len Wein

Money doesn’t always bring happiness. People with ten million dollars are no happier than people with nine million dollars. Hobart Brown

Hospitality is making your guests feel at home, even though you wish they were.

You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself. Sam Levenson

If you think nobody cares about you, try missing a couple of payments.

It’s a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water. Franklin P Jones

If you want to truly understand something, try to change it. Kurt Lewin

Find something you love to do, and you’ll never work again.

It is one thing to wish to have the truth on our side; and another to wish sincerely to be on the side of truth. Richard Whately

The dictionary is the only place in which success comes before work. Vince Lombardi

The real measure of a man’s worth is how much he would be worth if he lost all his money.

The trick is to die young as late as possible. Ashley Montague

Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of good example. Mark Twain

There is no moral precept that does not have something inconvenient about it. Denis Diderot

To be able to fill leisure time intelligently is the last product of civilisation. Bertrand Russell

One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation. Thomas B Reed 1886

Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. Martin Luther King Jr.

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. Edmund Burke 1770

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it, misdiagnosing it, and then misapplying the wrong remedies. Groucho Marx

They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. Benjamin Franklin

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. Mahatma Ghandi

A man can fail many times, but he isn’t a failure until he starts to blame someone else. John Burroughs

We spend the 12 months of our children’s lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next 12 years telling them to sit down and shut up. Phyllis Diller

I started out with nothing, and I still have most of it.

It’s hard to make a come back when you haven’t been anywhere.

It is easier to get older than it is to get wiser.

I wish the buck stopped here; I sure could use a few…

If we are not allowed to laugh in heaven then I don’t want to go there. Martin Luther

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go. Oscar Wilde

The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending and to have the two as close together as possible! George Burns

By all means marry. If you get a good wife you’ll become happy. If you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher. Socrates

Misery loves company but company does not reciprocate. Addison Mizner

I took an IQ test and the results were negative.

My inferiority complex is not as good as yours

Learn from the mistakes of others. You won’t live long enough to make all of them yourself.

Borrow money from pessimists – they won’t expect it back

Best friends are people who know you really well and still put up with you!

Those who say it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it. Chinese Proverb

Judge a man by his questions, rather than his answers. Voltaire

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. Albert Schweitzer

Stress is what happens when we try to impose our will on life. Karl Schmidt

Christianity might be a good thing if anyone ever tried it. George Bernard Shaw

Apart from man, no being wonders at his own existence. Arthur Schopenhauer

You never get a second chance to make a first impression

Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.

A church is a place in which clergymen who have never been to heaven preach about it to people who will never get there. H.L. Mencken

The trouble with the younger generation is that they don’t stay young for very long. Albert Einstein.

Our fears are more numerous than our dangers. Seneca (c. 48 BCE – c 65 CE)

The only thing wrong with being retired is that you never get a day off. Bill Heider (retired technical professional)

If the going is easy, beware! You may be going downhill. Greg Taunt (writer)

One afternoon Abraham Lincoln found on his desk a heart-rending appeal for a pardon, unsupported by the usual sheaf of letters from influential sponsors, “What,” asked the President, “has this man no friends?” The adjutant assured him the man hadn’t one. “Then I will be his friend,” said Lincoln. He signed the pardon. Bob Dole (scriber)

Courage is very important. As with a muscle, it is strengthened by use. Ruth Gorden (1896-1985) (actress)

Before I was paralysed there were 10,000 things I could do. Now there are 9,000. I could dwell on the 1,000 I lost, or focus on the 9,000 I have left. W. Mitchell (professional speaker)

The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) (architect)

Some people are so indecisive that their favourite colour is plaid. Author unknown

Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light. Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965) (musician, theologian, medical missionary)

Horse sense is good judgment. It keeps horses from betting on people. W. C. Fields (1880-1946) (actor, professional speaker)

We cannot close our ears; we have no ear lids. R. Murray Schafer (composer)

It isn’t hard to be good from time to time. What’s tough is being good every day. Willie Mays (retired baseball player)

When at night you cannot sleep, talk to the Shepherd and stop counting sheep – Unknown

However much I am at the mercy of the world, I never let myself get lost by brooding over its misery. I hold firmly to the thought that each one of us can do a little to bring some portion of that misery to an end. Albert Schweitzer

Faith is a living, daring confidence in God’s grace, so sure and certain that a man would stake hi life on it a thousand times. Martin Luther

There is a lot of issues that face our community, but the majority of them could be drastically reduced if we would just become a community of good neighbours. Bob Frie

If you think you are too small to make a difference, you haven’t spent a night with a mosquito. African proverb

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. Winston S. Churchill

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity and I’m not sure about the former. Albert Einstein

The best argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with the average voter attrib. Winston Churchill