Favorite Quotes on PERSPECTIVE

May 15, 2014



“An idealist believes the short run doesn’t count. A cynic believes the long run doesn’t matter. A realist believes that what is done or left undone in the short run determines the long run” –Sydney J. Harris


“Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.” –Thomas a Kempis


“We must stop setting our sights by the light of each passing ship; instead we must set our course by the stars.” –George Marshall


“This is the great conversion in life: to recognize and believe that the many unexpected events are not just disturbing interruptions of our projects, but the way in which God molds our hearts and prepares us for His return.” –Henri J. Nouwen


“We Christians must learn to simplify our lives or lose untold treasures on earth and in eternity.” –A. W. Tozer


“We all live under the same sky, but we do not all have the same horizon.” –Konrad Adenauer


“A realist is an idealist who has gone through the fire and been purified.  A skeptic is an idealist who has gone through the fire and been burned.” –Warren Wiersbe


“Most people believe they will wake up one day and find themselves rich.  Actually, they have got it half right, because eventually they do wake up.” –Thomas Edison


“Each time you decide to grow again, you realize you are starting at the bottom of another ladder.” –Ken Rosenthals


“It is during the changes of life that we most often see how God doesn’t change”- Kenneth Kuykendall


“Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right.” Abraham Lincoln


“In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.” – Albert Schweitzer


One of the greatest ways to store up treasure in heaven is to keep score of your time on earth. Kenneth Kuykendall


“We often have to lose what we thought we wanted to find what God wants for us”– Jon Gordon


“We will have all eternity to celebrate our victories, but only one swift hour before the sunset to win them” – Robert Mofatt


“Tears are often the telescope through which men see far into heaven ” – Henry Ward Beecher


 “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards” – Soren Kierkegaard


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