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Jim Elliot Quotes
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The sound of 'gentle stillness' after all the thunder
and wind have passed will be the ultimate Word from God.
- Jim Elliot

Creationists make it sound as though a "theory'
is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.
- Isaac Asimov

Apathy, indifference, not caring...
It may sound insensitive for me to say, "I don't care,"
but ask first to what I am indifferent.
I choose to be caring, compassionate
and kind toward all people,
and I also choose to be indifferent to gossip,
petty complaints, and idle chatter.
About those, I just don't care.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True friendship is like sound health;
the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
- Charles Caleb Colton


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What is the Sound of One Hand Clapping?
- Traditional Zen Koan

Music is what feelings sound like.
- Anonymous

A system of morality which is based
on relative emotional values
is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception
which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
- Socrates


 

A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty,
the contemplation of mystery,
or the search of truth or perfection
is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession
of such days is fatal to human life.
- Lewis Mumford

The primal rhythmic power
and resonant sound of waves on the shore
are like the earth's heartbeat,
and become our connection with the body of nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Overwhelm is not a pleasant condition.
The to-do list overflows,
the deadlines appear imminent and immovable.
There are too many demands upon too little of your time.
Does this sound familiar?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

AUM, the most primordial human sound -
and the sound most connected to Spirit,
is pronounced in these three parts:
A (as in mama) - a throat sound
that vibrates in the abdomen - signifies waking.
U (as in who) - a tongue sound
that vibrates in the chest - signifies dreaming.
M (as in mama) - a lip sound
that vibrates in the head - signifies sleeping.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Visualize your end result as having already been accomplished.
Let the image of your success play on the giant screen
in full color with surround sound -
so real you can smell and taste it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition
for building up a sound education.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

To the Master's honor all must turn,
each in its track, without a sound,
forever tracing Newton's ground.
- Albert Einstein

EVERYONE has the right to make an ass out of themselves.
- Harold and Maude (The movie )

Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious
as to have friends at a distance;
they make the latitudes and the longitudes.
- Henry David Thoreau

New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there.
Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up.
- Jimmy Carter

You can put wings on a pig,
but you don't make it an eagle.
- William J. Clinton

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
- Anonymous

One cannot have everything the way he would like it.
A man has no business to be depressed by a disappointment,
anyway; he ought to make up his mind to get even.
- Mark Twain

You'll live to be a hundred if you give up
all the things that make you want to.
- the movie Interiors

I didn't make it all the way through third grade for nothing.
- the movie The Rescuers Down Under

Clear? Huh. Why a four-year-old child
could understand this report.
Run out and find me a four-year-old child,
I can't make head or tail of it.
- the Groucho Marx movie Duck Soup

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage
is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

Go ahead, make my day.
- the movie Sudden Impact (1983)

You can lead a man to Congress,
but you can't make him think.
- Milton Berle

I don't know, I don't care,
and it doesn't make any difference!
- Albert Einstein

If Hitler invaded hell
I would make at least a favorable reference
to the devil in the House of Commons.
- Winston Churchill

God doesn't make junk.
- Anonymous

Anyone who thinks sitting in church
can make you a Christian must also think
that sitting in a garage can make you a car.
- Garrison Keillor

I can make more generals, but horses cost money.
- Abraham Lincoln

The objection to Puritans is not that
they try to make us think as they do,
but that they try to make us do as they think.
- H. L. Mencken

Clothes make the man.
Naked people have little or no influence on society.
- Mark Twain

How many legs does a dog have
if you call the tail a leg? Four.
Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
- Abraham Lincoln

Gods always behave like the people who make them.
- Zora Neale Hurston

I love deadlines.
I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.
- Douglas Adams

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

We make our friends; we make our enemies;
but God makes our next-door neighbor.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

People who are wrapped up in themselves make small packages.
- Benjamin Franklin

Am I not destroying my enemies
when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln

If you want to make enemies,
try to change something.
- Woodrow Wilson

I never make stupid mistakes.
Only very, very clever ones.
- John Peel

Speak when you are angry -
and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.
- Laurence J. Peter

Money won't make you happy...
but everybody wants to find out for themselves.
- Zig Ziglar

Human beings must have action;
and they will make it if they cannot find it.
- Albert Einstein

I always arrive late at the office,
but I make up for it by leaving early.
- Charles Lamb

Lord, where we are wrong,
make us willing to change;
where we are right,
make us easy to live with.
- Peter Marshall

Law of Contrariness:
Our chief want in life is somebody
who shall make us do what we can.
Having found them, we shall then hate them for it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You have to be a bastard to make it, and that's a fact.
And the Beatles are the biggest bastards on earth.
- John Lennon

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems,
but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.
- Herm Albright

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Curiosity takes courage.
The most important promises are the ones you make to yourself.
Pay Attention.
Appreciate. Listen. Imagine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations...
The quotations, when engraved upon the memory, give you good thoughts.
They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.
- Winston Churchill

I make it a policy to try never to
make a complete idiot of myself twice in the same way.
After all, there's always all kinds of new ways
to make a complete idiot of myself.
Why repeat the old ones?
- Margot Dalton

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

I have found out that though the ways in which
I can make myself useful are few,
yet the work open to me is endless.
- Helen Keller

God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
- William Shakespeare

Pain is what the world inflicts upon us.
Suffering is our emotional reaction when we fail
to make the difficult conscious choice to choose Joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The fastest way to destroy love
is to make a goal out of it,
because people who are trying to be loved
come from a place that they're not loved.
- Werner Erhard

No amount of self-improvement can make up
for a lack of self-acceptance.
- Anonymous

Make the most of yourself,
for that is all there is of you.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Well-behaved women seldom make history.
- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Doing an injury puts you below your enemy;
revenging one make you but even with him;
forgiving it sets you above him.
- Benjamin Franklin [attributed]

Make a conscious choice to live
a serene and stress-free life.
Stress is always waiting just outside your door
like a vicious wild-dog.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Make Today count. Today - each Today -
is the most important day of your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

At the end of a matter ask,
"What will I learn from this to make me better?"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The goal of life is
to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe,
to match your nature with Nature.
- Joseph Campbell

Don't make assumptions.
- don Miguel Ruiz


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