Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Famous quotes by Clergymans
"Men's best successes come after their disappointments"
"Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours"
"If you give me six lines written by the hand of the most honest of men, I will find something in them which will hang him"
"In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day's long"
"The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom"
"Carry on any enterprise as if all future success depended on it"
"Never hurry. Take plenty of exercise. Always be cheerful. Take all the sleep you need. You may expect to be well"
"We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies"
"Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven"
"A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself"
"Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart"
"No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions"
"All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind"
"A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves"
"Clothes and manners do not make the man; but, when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance"
"Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures"
"Success is full of promise till one gets it, and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown"
"The ignorant classes are the dangerous classes"
"Secrecy is the first essential in affairs of state"
"War is one of the scourges with which it has pleased God to afflict men"
"If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully"
"In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich"
"You and I do not see things as they are. We see things as we are"
"What a mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin"
"The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world's joy"
"It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has"
"It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship"
"Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself"
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road"
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