Quotations for Daily Use


"All that I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all that I have not seen." Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–82), US philosopher and poet - This quote was found in A Common Life, a book in The Mitford Series by Jan Karo

" 'I can do it,' Bobby said softly to himself." Written on a white board in John Fiedler's classroom in Neskowin Valley School in 2012

"I must say, I find everything interesting." Miriam Rothschild, (5 August 1908 – 20 January 2005) was a British natural scientist and author with contributions to zoology, entomology, and botany.

"I never had a dull or idle moment from morning till midnight." Winston Churchill, (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.

" . . . know the joy, feel the warmth, share the sweetness, and celebrate the gift!" Douglas Pagels (Information needed about Douglas Pagels)

"No priest, no theologian stood at the cradle in Bethlehem. And yet, all Christian theology has its origin in the wonder of all wonders that God became man." Dietrich Bonhoeffer, 4 February 1906 – 9 April 1945) was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi dissident, and key founding member of the Confessing Church.

"The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself." Henry Miller, (December 26, 1891 – June 7, 1980) was an American writer.

"You know when people can get excited over the ordinary things in life, they live." Harry Truman, (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953)

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