"Words to Live By"

Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865), Lincoln's Own Stories

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Helen Keller (1880 - 1968)

We turn to God for help when our foundations are shaking only to learn that it is God shaking them.
--Charles West

The safest place to be is within the will of God.

'The secret of my success? It is simple. It is found in the Bible', "In all thy ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct thy paths."
George Washington Carver, 1939

"It must be felt that there is no national security but in the nation's humble, acknowleged dependence upon God and His overruling providence."
Franklin Pierce, 1853

Trust the past to God's mercy, the present to God's love and the future to God's providence.

Resolution One: I will live for God. Resolution Two: If no one else does, I still will.
Jonathan Edwards

He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.
Jim Elliot

It is the duty of every Christian to be Christ to his neighbor.

Martin Luther

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