Favorite Quotes

“I pray because I can’t help myself. I pray because I’m helpless. I pray because the need flows out of me all the time – waking and sleeping. It does not change God – it changes me.”
–C.S. Lewis

“Taking your dog for a walk is usually better than whatever alternative use of your time you were considering.”
–Seth Godin

“Wherever you are, be all there.”
–Blaise Pascal

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.”
–Ronald Reagan

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.”
–Albert Einstein

“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose.”
–Jim Elliott

“I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.”
–C. S. Lewis

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you figure out why.”
–Mark Twain

“Don’t rush me, sonny. You rush a miracle man, you get rotten miracles.”
–Miracle Max, ‘The Princess Bride’

“When the only tool you own is a hammer, every problem begins to look like a nail.”
–Abraham Maslow

“Do, or do not. There is no try.”

“Don’t use words too big for the subject. Don’t say ‘infinitely’ when you mean ‘very’; otherwise you’ll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.”
–C.S. Lewis

“I’ve noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born.”
–Ronald Reagan

“Being still and doing nothing are two very different things.”
–Mr. Han in The Karate Kid (2012)

“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength.”
–Corrie Ten Boom