Saturday, October 22, 2011

Quote Garden: Life

My favorite quotations about life . . .

Today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope. (from the Sanskrit)

Live for the glory of God and in the power of God. (Janet Kroon)

Live so that your memories will be part of your happiness. (unknown)

If you would live in victory over the circumstances great and small that come to you each day . . . and if you want God’s life and power to well up from inside the depths of your being . . . then you must refuse to be dominated by the seen and the felt. (Amy Carmichael)

Life is a voyage that’s homeward bound. (Herman Melville)

The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time. (James Taylor)

Life is so urgent it necessitates a slow and steady reverence. (Ann Voskamp)

Make your life a mission, not an intermission. (Arnold Glasgow)

Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help you create the fact. (William James)

Life is now.

God is the beyond in the midst of our lives. (Dietrich Bonhoeffer)

Slow down and enjoy life. It’s not only the scenery you miss going too fast—you also miss the sense of where you are going and why. (Eddie Cantor)

See God’s faithfulness and goodness in your life everyday. Pray hard, work hard, and watch God make it all happen. (Kristina Kroon)

In the race of life, you can’t run at a sprint pace for a marathon distance.

The balanced life consists of four Rs: relationships, responsibilities, rest, and reflection. (Kristina Kroon)

Life goes by too fast to not enjoy the people that surround you. (James Beeman)

The will of God is not something you add to your life. It is a course you choose. (Elizabeth Elliot)

Love generously. Praise loudly. Live fully. (Elias Porter)

Live intentionally, not accidentally! (unknown) 

Let your life speak well of Jesus every day. (unknown)

God’s will is a lifestyle. (Nancy Leigh DeMoss)

In my life, I do not want my life to be a milestone that people pass by and remember. I want to be a fork in the road that because of the clarity of my life men choose one way or another. (Jim Elliot)

Life is not too short but that there is always time enough for courtesy. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely. (Karen Kaiser Clark)

Our mission in life is to make people think that Jesus is wonderful. (Nancy Leigh DeMoss)

* The above quotations were collected from various sources. I have done my best to quote and credit them correctly. Please inform me if you notice an error.

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