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Quotes About Sufficiency

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John Steinbeck
“I guess there are never enough books.”
John Steinbeck, A John Steinbeck Encyclopedia

Brennan Manning
“The sorrow of God lies in our fear of Him, our fear of life, and our fear of ourselves. He anguishes over our self-absorption and self-sufficiency... God's sorrow lies in our refusal to approach Him when we sinned and failed.”
Brennan Manning, Abba's Child: The Cry of the Heart for Intimate Belonging

Brené Brown
“Sufficiency isn't two steps up from poverty or one step short of abundance. It isn't a measure of barely enough or more than enough. Sufficiency isn't an amount at all. It is an experience, a context we generate, a declaration, a knowing that there is enough, and that we are enough.”
Brené Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

Omar Khayyam
“Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,
A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou
Beside me singing in the Wilderness -
And Wilderness is Paradise enow.”
Omar Khayyam

Elizabeth I Tudor
“[I]n the end this shall be for me sufficient, that a marble stone shall declare that a Queen, having reigned such a time, lived and died a virgin.”
Elizabeth I Tudor, Collected Works

Anthony Hope
“I have an income nearly sufficient for my wants (no one's income is ever quite sufficient, you know).”
Anthony Hope, The Prisoner of Zenda

Larry Crabb
“Change from the inside out involves a steadfast gaze upon our Lord that's life changing because it reflects a deep turning from a commitment to self-sufficiency. Without repentance, a look at Christ provides only the illusion of comfort.”
Larry Crabb, Inside Out

“Down close to certain flowers
all excesses are sufficiencies”
David Giannini

Gloria Furman
“it is contrary to our natural logic that God would choose to use the foolish and the weak to show himself to be wise. We have difficulty seeing how God is praised through our insufficiencies”
Gloria Furman, Glimpses of Grace: Treasuring the Gospel in Your Home

“The greatest need of our age and of every age, the greatest need of every human heart, is to know the resources and sufficiency of God.”
A.B. Simpson

Anthony Liccione
“Should it happen, that your partner leaves you for someone else with more money. To where later you strike it richer than the person they left you for, and the ex finds out, after losing all and regretting. It was a blessing that it ended. Though money wasn't sufficient then, mostly they were rich with your love, now suffering being broke in both.”
Anthony Liccione

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