Robert C. Savage Quotes
Most popular Robert C. Savage Quotes
He who indulges, bulges!
It is always too soon to quit.
Little is much if God is in it.
Plan your work- then work your plan.
Be sure you're wrong before you quit.
The greatest ability is dependability.
Forgiveness is not condoning the wrong.
If you can't convince 'em, confuse 'em.
Tomorrow is the busiest day of the week.
It is greatness to do little thing well.
Do unto others as though you were others.
You will not stumble while on your knees.
When the outlook is bad, try the up-look.
Some folks sit and think, others just sit.
He who is thankful for little enjoys much.
The easiest person to deceive is yourself.
If you are unkind, you are the wrong kind!
Some folks are wise and some are otherwise.
He is a wise man who knows what not to say.
It is good to be wise, and wise to be good.
Men with clenched fists cannot shake hands.
The hardest kind of money to get is-enough.
If all else fails, try following directions.
Do it now! Today will be yesterday tomorrow.
Dying is the last thing I ever intend to do.
If God is your partner...make your plans BIG.
Smiles never go up in price or down in value.
A fool and his money are soon invited places.
Do not face the day until you have faced God.
Live each day as if it's your last- it may be.
You can't get rid of your temper by losing it.
A pint of example is worth a gallon of advice.
A quitter never wins and a winner never quits.
A sharp tongue is no indication of a keen mind.
For heaven's sake- what on earth are you doing?
If you go against the grain, you get splinters.
It is never too late to give up your prejudices.
Life is a grind. So use it to sharpen your wits.
An ounce of mother is worth a pound of preacher.
The brain is no stronger than its weakest think.
Stand for something— or you'll fall for anything.
Truth needs no crutches, If it limps, it's a lie!
Live the life, if you are going to talk the talk.
A lie is a cowards way of getting out of trouble.
You are only as big as the things that annoy you.
A person who has a right to boast doesn't have to.
Reputation is valuable but Character is Priceless.
People don't plan to fail- they just fail to plan.
You're never fully dressed until you wear a smile.
The way of least resistance usually goes downhill.
It is unfortunate to have more dollars than sense.
If a thing will go without saying- then let it go.
Those who tell white lies soon become color blind.
As a man grows wiser, he talks less and says more.
God's children never say goodbye for the last time.
The easiest thing to confess is- my neighbor's sin.
Happiness is something that multiplies by division.
People who do a lot of kneeling don't do much lying.
People who are green with envy are ripe for trouble.
Few men ever grow up- they merely change their toys.
When you stop to think, don't forget to start again.
It is smart to pick your friends- but not to pieces.
Men and pins are useless when they lose their heads.
Don't be a cloud because you failed to become a star.
Diets are for people who are "thick and tired" of it.
I can keep a secret but the folks I tell it to can't.
He who blows his stack adds to the world's pollution!
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
Sadder than work left unfinished is work never begun.
Feed your faith and your doubts will starve to death.
If you must speak your mind, then mind how you speak.
If at first you don't succeed- you are about average.
Getting what they deserve doesn't satisfy many people.
The best thing to do behind a person's back is pat it.
We ought to do more with life than increase its speed.
If your method is "hit or miss" you will usually miss.
Beware of a half truth- you may gotten the wrong half.
When looking for faults use a mirror, not a telescope.
The greatest of all faults is to imagine you have none.
Avoid following the crowd. Be an engine, not a caboose.
It's not enough just to be good- be good for Something!
If you must kill time, why not try to work it to death?
When life gives you lemons, just make it into lemonade.
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small package.
Some people suffer in silence- much louder than others.
A mistake, if understood, is but a step towards wisdom.
It's better to have a big heart than to own a big house.
If you want to set the world right, start with yourself.
Fortune smiles upon the person who can laugh at himself.
Old accountants never die, they just lose their balance.
God will not accept praying as a substitute for obeying.
Some men battle to the top. Others bottle to the bottom.
It's tough to be poor...but not as bad as being in debt.
He who climbs the highest is he who helps another ascend.
He who is born of god can and should resemble his Father.
When opportunity knocks, some people object to the noise!
Give some people an inch, and they think they are rulers.
A bachelor is a guy who never made the same mistake once.
There are many roads to success- but they are all uphill.
Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.
One of life's hardest job is to keep up the easy payments.
To err is common and normal. To admit it is very unlikely.
Prayer is asking for rain. Faith is carrying the umbrella.
A wise man thinks what he says; a fool says what he thinks.
If revenge is sweet, why does it leave such a bitter taste?
Grandchildren are so much fun I should have had them first!
I will study and get ready, and may be my chance will come.
The trouble with a little sin is that it won't stay little.
Don't let your parents down- remember, they brought you up.
The words "think" and "thank" come from the same Latin root.
It has been said that a smile adds a lot to your face value.
The secrets of the Lord are for those who live close to him.
The best preparation for tomorrow is the right use of today.
Two can live as cheaply as one...and generally they have to.
Some people are so heavenly minded they are no earthly good.
Remember, success comes in "cans," failure comes in "can'ts."
A political war is one in which everyone shoots from the lip.
When two egotists meet, it's usually a case of an I for an I.
If money is all you want, money is absolutely all you'll get.
Nothing is more frequently "opened by mistake" than the mouth.
Men wear their hair in 3 ways: Parted, unparted, and departed.
When down in the mouth, remember Jonah. He came out all right.
A man is always as young as he feels, but seldom as important.
To rise to the top you must first get to the bottom of things.
After all is said and done, there is much more said than done.
You never get a second chance to make a good first impression.
The devil's number one strategy is to get you to procrastinate.
Some minds are like concrete - all mixed up and permanently set.
The parents of bright children are strong believers in heredity.
Refuse to engage in a battle of wits with anyone who is unarmed.
Don't show off driving. If you want to race, go to Indianapolis.
Contentment makes poor men rich, Discontent makes rich men poor.
Try to be satisfied with your lot, even if you don't have a lot.
The richest person is the one who is contented with what he has.
A wayward child is sometimes straightened out by being bent over.
A great many so-called "open minds" should be closed for repairs.
A chrysanthemum by any other name would be a lot easier to spell.
The man who rows the boat generally doesn't have time to rock it.
How disappointing when they say, "I didn't know you'd been away."
If we take the time to think more we will undoubtedly thank more.
Faith ends where worry begins, and worry ends where faith begins.
People who say they sleep like a baby undoubtedly don't have one.
Others may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do.
Many people, when they run into a telephone pole, blame the pole!
One of the greatest labor-saving inventions of today is tomorrow.
People who belong to the middle class have a keen sense of rumor.
The only bit that will bridle the tongue is a little bit of love.
If there is no sorrow for sin, there will be no joy in salvation.
The bigger a man's head gets, the easier it is to fill his shoes.
The more a man is addicted to vice, the less he cares for advice.
The brook would lose its song if you removed the rocks and stones.
Be a patient pedestrian- otherwise you'll be a pedestrian patient!
Those who are willing to face the music may someday lead the band.
Oftentimes we don't appreciate life until it's time for it to end.
Sin produces a moment of gratification and an eternity of remorse.
See what you can do for others: not just what they can do for you.
You can measure a man by the opposition it takes to discourage him.
Bring up a child in the way he should go, and go that way yourself.
If you can not get what you like, why not try to like what you get?
If you gossip and throw dirt, just remember, you are losing around.
Always try to drive so that your license will expire before you do.
The man who is too big for a small job, is too small for a big job.
Yesterday is gone; Tomorrow is uncertain; Today is here. So use it.
The best thing about growing old is that it takes such a long time.
The cause of broken marriages is selfishness in one form or another.
Those who never succeed themselves are always first to tell you how.
Many who expect to be saved in the eleventh hour, die at ten-thirty.
If you don't want the fruits of sin, stay out of the devils orchard!
He who stands high in his own estimation is a long way from the top.
Be sure to work 8 hours- and sleep 8 hours- but not the same 8 hours!
Most people are willing to pay more to be amused than to be educated.
One makes a living by what he gets; he makes a life by what he gives.
It takes more grace than one can tell to play the second fiddle well.
Do you do your job each day well enough that you would hire yourself?
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy- and Jill a wealthy widow.
When your outgo exceeds you income, your upkeep causes your downfall.
Most of us would get along well if we used the advice we give others.
When God measures a man, he puts a tap around his heart- not his head!
To handle yourself...use your head. To handle others...use your heart.
They can't call you an old dog as long as you are learning new tricks.
Great opportunities come to those who make the most of the small ones.
One should give more concern to making a life than to making a living.
No man can push himself ahead very far by patting himself on the back.
The fellow who sings his own praise often it in a key that's too high.
The only thing worse than a quitter is the man who is afraid to begin.
The less a man knows the easier it is to convince him he knows it all.
In the good old days, people quit spending when they ran out of money.
The man who puts God first will find God with him right up to the last.
Sharp words will upset the stomach, especially if you have to eat them.
The problem with stretching the truth is that it's liable to snap back.
Some people think they are big shots because they are always exploding.
If you don't enjoy what you have now, how can you be happier with more?
Parents can tell but never teach, until they practice what they preach.
If you must throw cold water on everything then get a job as a fireman.
Sinful pleasures can make you laugh, but they can never dry your tears.
When you flee temptation, be sure you don't leave a forwarding address.
If you want to get rid of a pesty acquaintance just lend him some money.
The world says, "Seeing is believing" Faith says, "Believing is seeing!"
If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere.
The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.
When you feel dog-tired at night, it may be because you growled all day.
The fellow with an inflated opinion of himself is generally a flat tire.
You can't leave your footprints on the sands of time while sitting down.
Live in such a way that the preacher can tell the truth at your funeral.
Let's learn the lesson that we "can disagree without being disagreeable."
Some people conduct their lives on the cafeteria plan- self service only.
The worst lie is to lie to myself. The worst deceit is to deceive myself.
Nothing is more exhausting than searching for easy ways to make a living.
A hundred mistakes are an education if you learn something from each one.
While seeking happiness for others we unconsciously find it for ourselves.
The best way to forget your own problem is to help someone else solve his.
It is when we forget ourselves that we do things which will be remembered.
A woman's work is never done- especially if she asks her husband to do it.
Don't be afraid of opposition- a kite rises against the wind, not with it.
Any man who knows all the answers most likely misunderstood the questions.
It is easier to cope with out-and-out enemies than with deceptive friends.
A true friend is one who knows all about you, and likes you just the same.
Many rejoice: in being forgiven by God, but they refuse to forgive others.
A statesman is any politician it's considered safe to name a school after.
Middle age is the time when a narrow waist and a broad mind change places.
Those who pride themselves in being hard-boiled are often only half-baked.
The greatest underdeveloped territory in all the world lies under your hat.
Be like a postage stamp- it sticks to one thing until it gets the job done!
A rumour is like a check- don't endorse it until you are sure it's genuine.
When life knocks you on your knees, you're in the perfect position to pray.
The will of God will never lead you where the grace of God cannot keep you.
Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you'll be able to see farther.
The trouble with letting off steam is that you only get into more hot water.
Many people are like a wheelbarrow- they go no further than they are pushed.
We are God's jewels on a dark background...so they will shine more brightly.
Some folks are not interested in anything unless it's none of their business.
Platonic friendship-the interval between the introduction and the first kiss.
Much can be analyzed of man's character by nothing what excites his laughter.
Rip van winkle is the only person who ever became famous while he was asleep.
You cannot stop people from thinking...the job is to get some people started.
Striking while the iron is hot is OK, but don't strike while the head is hot.
When you try to make an impression- that is precisely the impression you make.
It isn't your position that makes you happy or unhappy, it's your disposition!
The man who knows how will find a job. The man who knows why will be his boss.
Don't be discouraged It's often the last key in the bunch that opens the door.
The person who uses the loudest voice is the one who has the weakest arguments.
An atheist cannot find God for the same reason a thief cannot find a policeman.
Remember the turtle — he never makes any progress until he sticks his neck out.
Hardening of the heart ages people more quickly than hardening of the arteries.
Of all sad words of tongue or pen, The saddest are these: "It might have been!"
The fellow that owns his own home is always just coming out of a hardware store.
It's not the minutes you spend at the table than make you fat, it's the seconds.
A true friend is one who thinks you are a good egg even if you are half-cracked.
It is usually the fellow with the big mouth who bites off more than he can chew.
No one wants to listen to you talk, unless he believes it will be his turn next.
There is a vast difference between having to say something and something to say.
You should never criticize your wife's judgement- look who she decided to marry!
Vacant lots and vacant minds usually become dumping grounds for a lot of rubbish.
Much more important than adding years to your life, is to add life to your years.
I wish people would give at least a much attention to deeds as they do to creeds.
Most of us would rather be ruined by flattery than to be benefitted by criticism.
Don't think you're necessarily on the right road because it's a well-beaten path.
Nothing is all wrong. Even a clock that has stopped running is right twice a day.
Bad habits are like a comfortable bed....easy to get into, but hard to get out of.
Conceit is a strange disease: it makes everyone sick except the person who has it.
A man makes mistakes, but he isn't a failure until he starts blaming someone else.
How lamentable is the way we praise the dead saints and persecute the living ones!
Let's learn a lesson from tea. It shows its real worth when it gets into hot water.
Everyone can do something to make the world better- he can atleast improve himself.
There is hope for any man who can look in the mirror and laugh at what he has seen.
It is hard to make guests feel at home when all the time you are wishing they were.
The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.
A man who says he is doing as much at 60 as he died at 20, wasn't doing much at 20.
A goodway to avoid heart trouble: - don't run upstairs, and - don't run down people.
If you are not living as close to God as you once did, you need not guess who moved.
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
More people commit suicide with a knife, fork, and spoon than with any other weapon.
Now is the best time to do something pleasant if you want to have pleasant memories.
Jumping to conclusions is not nearly so good a mental exercise as digging for facts.
Nobody knows the age of the human race, but all agree it is old enough to know better.
A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions than anything else in the world.
The persons hardest to convince they're at the retirement age are children at bedtime.
Those who leave everything in God's hand will eventually see God's hand in everything.
To love the whole world for me is no chore. My tough problem's the neighbor next door.
Some people cause happiness wherever they go; others cause happiness whenever they go.
A fish grows faster than anything living- especially when a fisherman is describing it.
Learn from the mistake of others. You won't live long enough to make them all yourself.
Nothing lies beyond the reach of prayer except that which lies outside the will of God.
There is only one endeavor in which you can start at the top and that's digging a hole.
Many men who put antiknock in their automobiles, ought to take a dose of it themselves.
It is as natural for the spiritual man to pray as it is for the natural man to breathe.
Oftentimes the man who most desperately needs help is unwilling to admit he has a need.
The driver is safer when the roads are dry; the roads are safer when the driver is dry.
God is for us- that is good. God is with us- that is better. God is in us- that is best.
To be complacently satisfied with yourself is a sure sign that progress is about to end.
Signs seen in an office: "I'd like to compliment you on your work. When will you start?"
He who thinketh by the inch, and talketh by the yard, ought to be dealt with by the foot!
Remember---even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there!
To praise God for our miseries- ends them. To praise God for our blessings- extends them.
Whatever you may be sure of, be sure of this- you are dreadfully similar to other people.
It is better to say, "This one thing I do," than to say, "These forty things I dabble in."
The difference between a luxury and a necessity is- whether I have it or my friend has it.
The real measure of a man's worth is- how much would he be worth if he lost all his money?
Going to church in the morning is nullified if you plan to go to the devil in the evening.
It seems a little silly now, but this country was founded on a protest against high taxes.
A good way to your feet on the is to put the weight of responsibilities on your shoulders.
Some things come out better without our help...like a bud opening into a beautiful flower.
The job many people spend most of their time at- is the job of hiding what they really are.
The best inheritance a parent can give his children is- a few minutes of his time each day.
We can do little to lengthen our lives, but we can do much to deepen them and broaden them.
You can never be quite sure what kind of mind a person has until he gives you a piece of it.
If you want to get a true estimate of a man, observe what he does when he has nothing to do.
We'll be in trouble as long as we pay the best professors less than the worst football coach.
A valuable guideline for public speakers: If you don't strike oil in 20 minutes, stop boring!
Be confident of this- if God sends you on stony paths, he will provide you with strong shoes.
If your walk is not consistent with your talk you will frequently put your foot in your mouth.
Tomorrow isn't likely to be much fun for the fellow who couldn't find anything to enjoy today.
Your income tax reveals two things: the amount of your income, and the amount of your honesty.
Before you give somebody a piece of your mind, be sure you can get by with what you have felt!
When a man becomes wealthy the important question is: "Will God gain a fortune or lose a man?"
There's not much sense keeping your nose to the grindstone just to turn it up at the neighbors.
The quickest way to get a multitude of things accomplished is to do just "one thing at a time."
It isn't what you have in your pocket that makes you thankful, but what you have in your heart.
We must never be silent when we ought to speak. We must never speak when we ought to be silent.
It is not the greatness of my trials but the littleness of my faith that causes me to complain!
The average person hasn't stored up enough treasure in heaven to make a down payment on a harp.
When adult acts like child, they are silly. When children act like adults, they are delinquents.
Faith is not "believing in spite of the evidence." Faith is obeying in spite of the consequence.
In our present condition, if someone offers you the world on a silver platter- take the platter.
When you have nothing left but God, then for the first time you become aware that God is enough.
Unless there is within us that which is above us, we shall soon yield to that which is about us.
If God has called you, do not spend time looking over your shoulder to see who is following you.
He who continually watches the clock need not worry about the future. He simply doesn't have any.
Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next.
There is only one person who likes to hear about your troubles- your lawyer. He gets paid for it.
Next time a man tells you talk is cheap, ask him if he knows how much a session of Congress costs
Isn't it wonderful the way youngsters always brighten up the home? They never turn out the lights!
Advice to speakers: Please keep in mind that the mind cannot absorb more than the seat can endure.
Our strength is shown in the things we stand for; our weakness is shown in the things we fall for.
Things could be worse- suppose your errors were published every day like those of baseball players?
He who learns and learns and yet does not what he knows, is one who plows and plows yet never sows.
Don't worry about what people thinks about you- the chances are they seldom think about you at all.
The ten Commandments are short and to the point so obviously they were not the work of a committee.
God gave us two ears and only one mouth, which indicates we should listen twice as much as we talk.
A husband who is a real diplomat always remembers his wife's birthday, but forgets what her age is.
Old age can't seem to catch up with folks who have more things to do than they can possibly finish.
If we could forget our troubles as easily as we forget our blessings, how different things would be!
Did you ever notice that people who don't count their calories usually have the figures to prove it?
Be like the watch: have an open face, busy hands, full of good works, pure gold, and well regulated.
A sign of greatness is to be able to laugh at yourself with others- and enjoy it as much as they do.
A bureaucrat's idea of cleaning up his files is to make a copy of every paper before he destroys it.
When alone guard your thoughts. When at home guard your temper. When with friends guard your tongue.
Some people make a great fuss over a comet in the sky or a total eclipse, but never notice a sunset.
You can do better than you think. You can do better if you think. you can do better- don't you think?
The best reply to an atheist is to give him a good dinner and ask him if he believes there is a cook.
God's love does not always keep us from trials, but it is a love that always keeps us through trials.
When I start to find fault with all that I see, it is time to start looking for what's wrong with me.
The fellow who will never admit he was wrong really is saying he is no smarter now than he used to be.
Blessed is he who will work as a member of the committee of which he really wanted to be the chairman.
The main difference between the wise man and a fool is that a fool's mistakes never teach him anything.
His brother has a Ph.D, his Wife has an M.A., his daughter has a B.A., he is the only one with a J.O.B.
Money talks all right. But in these days a dollar doesn't have enough cents to say anything worthwhile.
Defeat can be the beginning of success...a colt is not much good until he's been broken. Neither are we.
It is not doing the thing we like that makes life happy, it is learning to like the thing we have to do.
Men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed.
It takes thousands of nuts to construct an automobile, but only one nut to scatter it all over the road.
He who provides for this life, but takes no care for eternity, is wise for a moment, but a fool forever.
When you are right, you can afford to keep your temper. When you are wrong, you can't afford to lose it.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Sign seen in a kitchen: "The views expressed by the husband are not necessarily those of the management."
The fellow who's on his toes doesn't usually have any trouble keeping other people from stepping on them.
To find happiness, one must concern himself with what he owes the world, not with what the world owes him.
To look around- is to be distressed. To look within- is to be depressed. To look to God- is to be blessed.
You and I have no business setting ourselves up as judges- unless we know all that God knows about people.
It's no fun to suffer in silence unless you first make enough noise to attract attention and sympathizers.
The test of tolerance comes when we are in a majority. The test of courage comes when we are in a minority.
When you need guidance, get close to God and the nearer you are to him, the clearer everything will appear.
The trouble with a fellow who talks too fast is that he is apt to say things he hasn't even thought of yet.
One thing the discovery of the North pole revealed is that there is nobody sitting on the top of the world.
We should learn something everyday, sometimes it is the discovery that what we learned yesterday was wrong.
The truth of God's grace....humbles a man without degrading him, and....exalts a man without inflating him.
Sitting still and wishing makes no person great; The good lord sends the fishing but you must dig the bait!
The most loved folks in our community seem to be the ones Who never can recall anything bad about any of us.
Congress is so strange. A man gets up to speak and says nothing. Nobody listens and then everybody disagrees.
He who lives for God's honor and glory seeks neither praise nor reward, but in the end he is certain of both.
One reason why it's so hard to save money is that our neighbours are always buying something we can't afford.
Remember, when you point your finger accusingly at someone else, you have three fingers pointing at yourself.
Show me a man getting an injection from a cheerful nurse, and I'll show you a man taking a friendly needling!
Failures are divided into two classes - those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.
An old proverb declares, "Dwell on the past and you'll lose an eye; forget the past and you'll lose both eyes."
A hearty laugh and a sunny smile combine to produce the cheapest and best medicine known anywhere in the world.
We ask God to provide for our needs, and when he does, we congratulate ourselves on our ability and cleverness.
There is a great difference between worry and concern. Worry frets about a problem. Concern solves the problem.
Many people avoid discovering the secret of success because deep down they suspect the secret may be- hard work!
Guidelines for bureaucrats: (1) When in charge, ponder. (2) When in trouble, delegate. (3) When in doubt, mumble.
Oftentimes when we hear our children talk, we realize we should have been more careful of what they heard us say.
To return evil for good is..devilish; To return good for good is..neighborly; To return good for evil is..godlike.
If you think it doesn't pay to stick together, consider the banana. As soon as it leaves the bunch it gets skinned!
Circumstances are like a mattress: When we are on top, we rest in comfort; when we are underneath, we are smothered.
We will have all eternity in which to celebrate our victories, but we have so little time left in which to win them.
There are very few gains without pains...and very few triumphs without trials. There is no sunshine without shadows.
A good thing to remember, and a better thing to do; is to work with the construction gang and not the wrecking crew.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.
Isn't it strange that men will fight for the right to say what they think and when then say so much without thinking?
Our experts, scientists,researchers and politicians have gone to a lot of trouble to improve everything except people.
The reason a young man leaves the farm to work in the city is to make enough money to retire and move back on the farm.
There can be no victories without battles. There can be no peaks without valleys. There can be no roses without thorns.
There are three rules for public speakers. (1) Stand to be seen. (2) Speak up to be heard. (3) Shut Up to be appreciated.
It is rather ridiculous to think we are better than Grandpa and Grandma simply because we have better and shinier gadgets.
It is true that a man is known by the company he keeps. It is also true that a man is known by the company he keeps out of.
A valuable measure of success or failure is whether the tough problem you are facing is the same problem you had a year ago.
A lesson in mathematics: A little sin will...add to your trouble; subtract from your energy; and multiply your difficulties.
The prayer of a Sioux Indian: "Great Spirit, help me never to judge another until I have walked two weeks in his moccasins."
Abraham Lincoln declared "You can't fool all the people all the time" — but these highway interchange signs come pretty close.
Don't despair because you have occasional sinking spells of despondency just remember the sun has a sinking spell every night.
We humans make provision for this life as if it would never end; and we make provision for eternity as if it would never begin.
If you could kick in the pants the fellow responsible for most of your troubles, you wouldn't be able to sit down for six weeks.
The smartest person is not the one who is quickest to see through a thing, rather it is the person who will see a thing through.
There are two kinds of people who never amount to much: those who can't do what they are told, and those who can do nothing else.
It is too bad people can't exchange problems with each other, for all of us claim we know how to solve the other fellow's problem.
If you want to get a pail of milk, don't sit yourself on a stool in the middle of a field hoping that a cow will come over to you.
Every tomorrow has two handles. We may take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or we can take hold of it by the handle of faith.
With God's strength behind you, his love within you, and his arms underneath you, you are more than sufficient for the days ahead of you.
Trust him- when dark days assail you; Trust him- when your faith is small. Trust him- when to simply trust him is the hardest thing of all.
The family that prays together, stays together. The family that talks together, walks together. The family that sings together, clings together.
It is easy enough to be pleasant, When life flows by like a song, But the man worth while is one who will smile, When everything goes dead wrong.
The anger of a good man lasts an instant; that of a meddler two hours; that of a base man a day and a night; and that of a great sinner until death.
Blessed is the man who has learned to admire without envy, to follow without mimicking, to praise without flattery, and to lead without manipulation.
An optimist defines a window as something to let the light shine through. A pessimist defines a window as something that gets dirty as needs washing.
If you are looking for an easy project- try fault finding. It requires no talent, no brains, and no character to get started in the business of grumbling.
I don't think that I should drink. For when I drink, I do not think. Isn't it rather foolish for a man to put into his mouth that which takes away his brains?
If you tell a man there are 300 billion stars in the universe, he'll believe you. But if you tell him a bench has just been painted, he has to touch it to be sure.
The crowd is usually going the wrong way sacred and secular history indicate that it is usually God's righteous minority bucking the crowd that is going the right way.
There are 773,692 words in the Bible, but not once can we find the word "worry" among them. The conclusion is obvious- if "worry" is not in God's vocabulary, it should not be in ours.
Don't fret and worry about the future. Do what you know you ought to do today. The rest iis God's responsibility. he has promised to be with us each step of the way what more can ask for?
Worry is an emotion that can never empty tomorrow of its problems, but it does empty today of its strength. It does not help us escape evil, but it does make us ill-prepared to cope with it when and if it comes.
The lord has given us two ends, they have a common link; For with the bottom end we sit, and with the other we think. Success in life depends upon which end you choose to use. You'll soon discover this my friend, Heads you win and tails you lose!
Faith is only as good as its object. The man in the jungle bows before an idol of stone and trusts it to help him, but he receives no help. If faith is not directed at the right object, it will accomplish nothing, The big question, "In whom do you believe?"
There are three ways we can get together; First- we can be like popcorn in a popper and explode at each other. Second- we can be like ice cubes in a refrigerator and freeze together. Third- we can be like a box of chocolates in the summer sun and melt together.