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"
"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"
"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"
"Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly, even if they roll a few stones upon it"
"An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight... the truly wise person is colorblind"
"A man is truly ethical only when he obeys the compulsion to help all life which he is able to assist, and shrinks from injuring anything that lives"
"A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help"
"A man does not have to be an angel in order to be saint"
"A man can do only what he can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day"
"A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up"
"In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit"
"The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve"
"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"
"The highest proof of the spirit is love. Love the eternal thing which can already on earth possess as it really is"
"Whoever is spared personal pain must feel himself called to help in diminishing the pain of others. We must all carry our share of the misery which lies upon the world"
"Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him"
"We cannot possibly let ourselves get frozen into regarding everyone we do not know as an absolute stranger"
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