Posts Tagged ‘God’

Quote of the day, April 16

April 16, 2017

Martin Luther

“God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.”

Quote of the day, Jan. 11

January 11, 2016

Martha Graham, on learning

“I believe that we learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. in each it is the performance of a dedicated set of acts, physical or intellectual, from which comes the shape of achievement, a sense of one’s being, a satisfaction of spirit. One becomes in some areas an athlete of God.”

Quote of the day, Nov. 25

November 24, 2010

Abraham Lincoln, a Thanksgiving proclamation (1863)

“The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source from which they come, others have been added, which are of so extraordinary a nature, that they cannot fail to penetrate and soften even the heart which is habitually insensible to the ever watchful providence of Almighty God. (more…)

Quote of the day, Nov. 24

November 23, 2010

John Milton, on books

“Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God’s image; but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye.”

Quote of the day, Nov. 20

November 20, 2010

Abraham Lincoln, on liberty (1858)

“Our reliance is in the love of liberty which God has planted in us. Our defense is in the spirit which prizes liberty as the heritage of all men, in all lands everywhere. (more…)

Quote of the day, Nov. 19

November 19, 2010

Abraham Lincoln, the Gettysburg Address (1863)

“Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. (more…)