Posts in the ‘Quotes’ Category

14 October 2011

Boots on the stream...

‎”Every woman, whether rich or poor, married or single, has a circle of influence within which, according to her character, she is exerting a certain amount of power for good or harm. Every woman by her virtue or her vice, by her wisdom or her folly, by her dignity or her levity is adding something to our national elevation or degradation.” —John Angell James

9 March 2009

“The more of Christ that a people enjoy, the happier are they.” – Samuel Willard

“It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people’s minds.” – Samuel Adams

“Consider that no sin against a great God can be strictly a little sin.” – Ralph Venning

“Mr. Rogers, I like you and your company very well, but you are so precise.” To which the Puritan preacher replied, “O Sir, I serve a precise God.”

“We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it, than we do from learning the answer itself.” – Lloyd Alexander

“Were earthy comforts permanent, who would look for heavenly?” – Anne Bradstreet