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  • I believe in the sun, even when it is not shining, in love even when not feeling it, and in God even when He is silent. (found on a cellar wall where Jews hid from Nazis)
  • The moral losses of expediency always far outweigh the temporary gains. (Wendell Willkie)
  • We protect those with whom we fall in love.  Also, we also allow those who love us to protect us.
  • I have always felt that my body, my mind, and my soul were given to me to use for the betterment of my associates, my community, my nation; that I am a trustee of a personality, and that I must regard it as a SACRED TRUST.  How else can I explain my presence here?  I must be useful, ‘otherwise, why was I born’
  • Politics is not an arena of morals.  It is the arena of interests.  (Aneurin Bevan)
  • The man in the right is the one who is most closely in league with the future. (Henrik Ibsen)
  • Although faith is to be respected, doubt gets you an education.
  • I saw more clearly than ever the first great and primary business, to which I ought to attend every day, that my soul is to be happy in the Lord. (George Muller)
  • The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little further down our particular path than we have gone ourselves. (E M Forster)
  • I suppose it will be granted that I am not to expect a direct revelation.  I must study the plain facts of the case, ascertain what is possible, and learn what appears to be wise and right. (Abraham Lincoln)
  • The first duty of society is justice. (Alexander Hamilton)
  • I will place no value on anything I have or may possess except in relation to the Kingdom of Christ.  If anything will advance the interests of that Kingdom it shall be given away or kept, only as by the giving or keeping of it I shall most promote the glory of Him to whom I owe all my hopes in time and eternity.  (David Livingstone)
  • I would rather err on the side of helping hurting people than on the side of hurting helpless people.  (Paul Egertson)
  • If a man is fortunate he will, before he dies, gather up as much as he can of his civilized heritage and transmit it to his children. (Will Durant)
  • Let the person who seeks greatness forget greatness and seek truth, and he shall find both. (Horace Mann)
  • If God loved you as much as you love Him, where would you be?
  • If you find it hard to believe in God, I strongly advise you to begin your search not with philosophical questions about the existence and being of God, but with Jesus of Nazareth.  (John Stott)
  • If you throw a rock in the mud, the mud will fly and stick to your clothes. (common saying in India)
  • If you want to change a people’s obedience, you must change their imagination.  (Paul Ricouer)
  • In light of what the world is, don’t despise the creatively maladjusted.
  • It is a luxury to be understood.  (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
  • It is almost as presumptuous to think you can do nothing as to think you can do everything.
  • It is not by the consolidation, or concentration, of powers, but by their distribution that good government is effected. (Thomas Jefferson)