My friend’s “Words to Live By” were given to his daughter &^sons
at their graduations from H. S. & College:
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“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion
to their commitment to excellence,
regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.” Vince Lombardi
“If you meet with Triumph and Disaster,
treat those two imposters just the same.” Rudyard Kipling
“It’s the man in the arena, muddied and bloodied,
whether he has won or lost, who is honored,
and not the cold timid soul on the sideline,
who has tasted neither victory, nor defeat.” Teddy Roosevelt
“Always do more than is required of you.” George Patton
“Love one another as I have loved you.” Jesus Christ
“Learn to write your hurts in sand, and kindness to you, in stone.” Your Dad
“Forgiveness is the fragrance
the violet sheds on the boot that crushed it.” Mark Twain
“You are fearfully and wonderfully made
in the Image and Likeness of God.” Genesis/Bible
“We are spiritual beings expressed through humanity. Malone
“You don’t have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body.” C. S. Lewis
“The Christian soul experiences peace & joy
that the secular mind can’t imagine.” Your Dad
“It’s not about you.
Focusing on ourselves will never reveal our life’s purpose.
We were made by God and for God.
Until we understand that, life will never make sense.” Rick Warren
Asking, “What’s in it for me?” –
is a selfishness that calcifies the heart, Your Dad
is “A life full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” Shakespeare
“Grant me neither poverty nor riches.
Lest I be full, and deny my God.
Lest I be desperate,
and by stealing defile the name of my Lord.
The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.” Psalms/Bible
“We make a living by what we get.
We make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill
“The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.” Albert Schweitzer
“Esse quam videri: To be, rather than to appear.” Anonymous
“Don’t forsake the good, in search of the perfect.” Your Dad
“We want power over experiences,
and control over outcomes.
We need to trade the control we crave,
for the companionship of God.” John Eldridge
“Everyone eventually surrenders to something or to someone.
If not to God,
you will surrender to money, to approval, to pride, to lust, or to fear.
Surrendering your life to God requires:
gratitude, humility, obedience and trust.” Rick Warren
“God wants men concerned about what they do.”
“Satan wants men concerned about what happens to them.” C. S. Lewis
Success: “To laugh often, and much.
To earn the respect of intelligent people,
and the affection of children.
To know that even one life breathed easier,
because you have lived.” Emerson
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Success: “To fulfill your calling, not to satisfy your ambition. Patrick Morley