PHILLIPS BROOKS QUOTES

“Do not pray for easy lives; pray to be stronger people.”

“Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.”

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

“Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks.”

“Be patient with yourself. Nothing in nature blooms all year round.”

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”

“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”

“No man or woman can be strong, gentle, pure, and good without the world being better for it and without someone being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness.”

“It is not what we take up but what we give up that makes us rich.” “Be such a man, and live such a life, that if every man were such as you, and every life a life like yours, this earth would be God’s paradise.”

“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.”

“The truest help we can render an afflicted man is not to take his burden from him, but to call out his best energy, that he may be able to bear the burden.”

“The great desire of my life is to be wholly used by God.” LYSISTRATA QUOTES

“Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.”

“The world’s history is a divine poem, of which the history of every nation is a canto, and every man a word.”

“Don’t sacrifice your peace trying to point out someone’s true colors. Lack of character always reveals itself in the end.”

“Do not blame God for having created the tiger, but thank Him for not having given it wings.”

“The power of Christ’s love is in our ability to empathize, to hold up the burdens of others as if they were our own.”

“Be brave and humble enough to admit when you are wrong. Never let your own pride stand in the way of growth and learning.”

“Time is given for us to live each day fully, to make our lives a true reflection of love and goodness.”

“If you only put your trust in God, you will never be disappointed.”

“Grace is the love that we bestow on others when we don’t feel like it, when we’re upset, when we’re tired, or when we’re angry.”

“Love is the greatest force in the world. It can turn enemies into friends and darkness into light.”

“The true test of character is how we treat those who can do nothing for us.”