“The grand delusion of every act of sin is that we can be disloyal to God and everything will still work out in the end.” Paul Tripp

“Death’s approach has a wonderful power to clarify and simplify things. Rhetoric loses its power in the face of death. Death is the friend of truth. Dr. Johnson says he knows of no thought that so wonderfully clarifies a man’s mind as the thought that tomorrow morning he will be hanged.” Peter Kreeft

“I do not aim to be immediately practical but eternally helpful; and I am not relaxed. I standing vigilantly on the precipice of eternity speaking to people who this week could go over the edge whether they are ready to or not. I will be called to account for what I said there.That’s what I mean by preaching.”  John Piper

“I’ve always felt it was not up to anyone else to make me give my best.” Akeem Olajuwon

“The greatest motivational act one person can do for another is to listen.” Roy E. Moody

“It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one’s heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.” Stephen Covey

“Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.” George S Patton

“Patience and perseverance have a magical affect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” John Quincy Adams

“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” Harriet Beecher Stowe

“Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“If you must speak ill of another, do not speak it, write it in the sand near the water’s edge.” Napoleon Hill

“For them, Jesus is a mascot, just for different agendas, none of which will last a minute past the Judgment Seat.” Russell D. Moore

“Our youth now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for their elders and love chatter in place of exercise; they no longer rise when elders enter the room; they contradict their parents, chatter before company; gobble up their food and tyrannize their teachers.” Socrates (5th Century BC)

“Why was the death of Jesus necessary? Because all of humanity is corrupt and condemned, and we all have an acute tendency to deny the reality of our lost state before God.” CJ Mahaney

“Life is not a dress rehearsal. Live for every moment!” John Blais

“One of the outstanding ironies of history is the utter disregard of ranks and titles in the final judgments men pass on each other, the final estimate of men shows that history cares not an iota for the rank or title a man has borne, or the office he has held, but only the quality of his deeds and the character of his mind and heart.” Samuel Brengle

“Is there indeed anything you value more than life, or are you making a virtue of necessity? What do you believe? Is your faith a comfort to you under the present circumstances…we shall do well to reply boldly that a faith is not primarily a comfort, but a truth about ourselves. What we in fact believe is not necessarily the theory we most desire or admire. It is the thing that, consciously or unconsciously, we take for granted and act on.” Dorothy Sayers

“Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates.” Magic Johnson

“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” John Wooden

“Most people go through life afraid that people will not think enough of them; Paul went through life afraid that people would think too much of him (II Cor 12:5-6)” DA Carson

“Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.” John Wooden

“If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” John Wooden

“If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.” John Wooden

Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.” John Wooden

“Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.” John Wooden

“You can’t let praise or criticism get to you. It’s a weakness to get caught up in either one.” John Wooden

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