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 Theologians
"In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet"
"Of all parts of wisdom the practice is the best"
"If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes"
"Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan"
"The awful importance of this life is that it determines eternity"
"Some men are born old, and some men never seem so. If we keep well and cheerful, we are always young and at last die in youth even when in years would count as old"
"Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory"
"The highest proof of the spirit is love. Love the eternal thing which can already on earth possess as it really is"
"The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve"
"The willow which bends to the tempest, often escapes better than the oak which resists it; and so in great calamities, it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner than those of a loftier character"
"The great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up"
"Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make you wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf"
"Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth"
"The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings"
"The African is my brother but he is my younger brother by several centuries"
"The true worth of a man is not to be found in man himself, but in the colours and textures that come alive in others"
"Man can hardly even recognize the devils of his own creation"
"Everything deep is also simple and can be reproduced simply as long as its reference to the whole truth is maintained. But what matters is not what is witty but what is true"
"Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality"
"Ethics is nothing else than reverence for life"
"Do something wonderful, people may imitate it"
"Do something for somebody everyday for which you do not get paid"
"Day by day we should weigh what we have granted to the spirit of the world against what we have denied to the spirit of Jesus, in thought and especially in deed"
"Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate"
"Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind"
"By respect for life we become religious in a way that is elementary, profound and alive"
"By having a reverence for life, we enter into a spiritual relation with the world By practicing reverence for life we become good, deep, and alive"
"At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us"
"As soon as man does not take his existence for granted, but beholds it as something unfathomably mysterious, thought begins"
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