Favorite Quotes

Here are a few of my favorite quotes:

“Being a Christan is less about cautiously avoiding sin than about courageously and actively doing God’s will.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

“A reputation once broken may someday be repaired, but the eyes of the world will always remain fixed on the place where the crack was.” – Unknown

“We must learn to regard people less in the light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“I’m a big believer in luck. And the harder I work the more I have of it.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Give me liberty, or give me death.” – Patrick Henry

“When Christ calls a man, he bids him come and die.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“The biggest human temptation is to settle for too little.” – Thomas Merton

“Change of place plus change of pace equals change of perspective.” – Mark Batterson

“I value all things only by the price they shall gain in eternity.” – John Wesley

“If we don’t come to grips with our crises and learn how to manage effectively through them, we will continue to find ourselves in increasingly desperate times.” – Charles Stanley

“The only thing necessary to the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” – Edmond Burke

“First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out —
Because I was not a Socialist.
Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out —

Because I was not a Trade Unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out —

Because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for me — and there was no one left to speak for me.

– Martin Niemoller

“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” – Judy Garland

“Cheap grace is the grace we bestow on ourselves. Cheap grace is the preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without church discipline, Communion without confession…. Cheap grace is grace without discipleship, grace without the cross, grace without Jesus Christ, living and incarnate.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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