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10 Random Quotes I’m Enjoying

September 1, 2016, 0 Comments

Here is a random group of ten quotes from various sources that I’m currently thinking about and enjoying.

“It is good to be a Herschel who describes the sun; but it is better to be a Prometheus who brings the sun’s fire to the earth.” – Phillips Brooks in Lectures on Preaching

“More failure comes from an excess of caution than from bold experiments with new ideas.” – Oswald Sanders in Spiritual Leadership

“Humility is getting a true view of yourself by standing next to Jesus.” – Calvin Miller in Once Upon a Tree

“Jesus promised his disciples 3 things-that they would be completely fearless, absurdly happy & in constant trouble.” – William Barclay in his commentary The Gospel of Luke

“Nothing is more important for Christian discipleship than a fresh, clear, true vision of the authentic Jesus.” – John Stott in The Radical Disciple

“There are no safe paths.” – J.R.R. Tolkien, as said by Gandalf in The Hobbit

“Beware, for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.” – said by the Monster in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

“Institutional growth is the last refuge of ministries that are spiritually sterile.” – Richard Neuhaus in Freedom for Ministry

“Thermonuclear bombs have done what moralists, prophets, saints, and sages could not do: they have made the practice of virtue a necessity for survival.” – Peter Kreeft in Back to Virtue

“Humans are inscrutable. Infinitely unpredictable. This is what makes them dangerous.” – Daniel H. Wilson in Robopocalypse

 

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