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Quotable Quotes

"Religion is not the way to God. Christianity in and of itself is not the way to God. Jesus Christ is the way to God." – Dick Innes

"I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father [God] except through Me." – Jesus Christ

"You can't push a river, but you can go with the flow." – Unknown

"You see things as they are and say, 'Why?' But I dream of things that never were and say, 'Why not?'" – George Bernard Shaw

"You will know the truth and the truth will set you free." – Jesus Christ

"We get damaged in damaging relationships. We get healed in healing relationships." – Dick Innes

"Only to the degree that we are made whole will our lifestyle, our actions, our behaviors, our attitudes, and our relationships be wholesome." – Dick Innes

"To the degree that I am not free within, I am into denial." – Dick Innes

"Love is as love does." – Dick Innes

"A friend is someone who walks in when the rest of the world walks out." – Unknown

"True friends are like diamonds, precious but rare." – Unknown

"You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back." – Unknown

"Opportunity comes to pass—not to pause." – James Wallace

"Destiny is not a matter of chance. It is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for; it is a thing to be achieved." – Unknown

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." – Unknown

"Wherever you go there you are." – Unknown

"He who grasps loses." – Lao Tzu

"There are two ways to reach the top of an oak tree—you can climb it or you can sit on an acorn and wait." – Unknown

"Nothing changes if nothing changes." – Unknown

"If you keep doing what you've always done, you'll keep getting what you've always got ... and you'll keep feeling what you've always felt." – Unknown

"What we don't resolve we are destined to repeat." – Dick Innes

"It's not the truth that hurts us but letting go of the lies." – Unknown

"We are as sick as our secrets." – Unknown

"Openness is to wholeness as secrets are to sickness." – Unknown

"It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye." – Saint Exupery

"Grief is the doorway to a man's feelings." – Robert Bly

"Blessed are they who mourn for they shall be comforted." – Jesus Christ

"Motivation is like a fire; unless you continue to add fuel, it goes out." – Unknown

"Ulcers are what you get from climbing mountains over mole hills." – Unknown

"Worry is the advance interest you pay on troubles that seldom come." – Unknown

"Life is not so short but that there is always time enough for courtesy." – Unknown

"Sometimes I feel like the bulls eye on the dart board of life." – Unknown

"He who throws mud loses ground." – Unknown

"Every unshed tear is a prism through which all of life's hurts are distorted." – Unknown

"I saw the angel in the marble and I kept chiseling until I set it free." – Michelangelo

"He who never walks except where he sees other men's tracks will make no discoveries." – Unknown

"Hurt people hurt people. Loved people love people. Angry people anger people." – Dick Innes

"Respect begets respect, suspicion begets suspicion, hate begets hate, and love begets love." - Unknown

"We see things not the way they are but the way we are." – Unknown

"Change may be painful but not nearly as painful as failure." – Unknown

"If there is hope in the future, there is power in the present." – John Maxwell

"What we project is what we get back." – Unknown

"We treat ourselves the way we were treated. Others treat us the way we treat ourselves." – Unknown

"Though we search the world over for the beautiful, we find it within or we find it not." – Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The only real failure in life is not to get up one more time than we fall or get knocked down." – Unknown

"Only to the degree that I love and accept myself am I free to love and accept others." – Dick Innes

"I can only be loved to the degree that I am known." – Dick Innes

"One of my greatest strengths is to admit my weaknesses." – Dick Innes

"God isn't into religion. He's into relationships." – Unknown

"Christianity is not about morality. It's about reality." – Henry Cloud

"Life tends to respond to our outlook, to shape itself to meet our expectations." – Richard M. DeVos

"Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly." – Robert F. Kennedy

"Success is a marathon, not a sprint." – Unknown

"The worlds of thought and action overlap. What you think has a way of becoming true." – Roger von Oech

"It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself." – Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Always give without remembering and always receive without forgetting." – Brian Tracy

"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." – Norman MacEwan

"Giving is the greatest way to receive." – Rick Beneteau

"Any man can make a baby. It takes a real man to take care of a baby." – Harvard psychiatrist

"It is easy to be wise after the event." – Proverb

"The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions—the little, soon-forgotten charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment." – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"You don't go by your feelings. You do what is right." – Dr. Laura Schlessinger

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." – Margaret Mead, anthropologist

"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else." – Booker T. Washington

"Everyone can be great because anyone can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace, a soul generated by love." – Martin Luther King, Jr.

"No one can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending." – Unknown

"A man's make [character] can be seen by the way that he treats those who are of absolutely no value to him." – Unknown

"Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated; you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps." – David Lloyd George

"I would rather fail in a cause that will ultimately triumph than to triumph in a cause that will ultimately fail." – Jim Elliot

"Some want to live within the sound of church or chapel bell; I want to run a rescue shop within a yard of hell." – C.T. Studd

"Would that God would make hell so real to us that we cannot rest; heaven so real that we must have men there, Christ so real that our supreme motive and aim shall be to make the Man of Sorrows the Man of Joy by the conversion to him of many." – J. Hudson Taylor.

"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs—jolted by every pebble in the road." – Henry Ward Beecher

"Criticism never built a house, wrote a play, composed a song, painted a picture, or improved a marriage." – Unknown

"When confronted with a Goliath–size problem, which way do you respond: 'He's too big to hit,' or like David, 'He's too big to miss?'" – Unknown

"Why is it that children can't read a Bible in school, but they can in prison?" – Unknown

"I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do." – Edward Everett Hale

"A religion that gives nothing, costs nothing, and suffers nothing, is worth nothing." – Martin Luther

"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead were there is no path and leave a trail." – Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Every farmer knows that you can't sow and reap on the same day. There is a timetable for your harvest that requires both working and waiting. Patience is a small price to pay for what you will receive." – Neil Eskelin

"Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every New Year find you a better [person]. – Benjamin Franklin

"Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self." – Cyril Connolly

"Without access to the truth—the truth of God's Word applied to the truth about ourselves—there is no healing, no recovery, no growth, and no true freedom nor intimacy either with God or others." – Dick Innes

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