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    Jim Elliot
    “Father, make of me a crisis man. Bring those I contact to decision. Let me not be a milepost on a single road; make me a fork, that men must turn one way or another on facing Christ in me.”
    Jim Elliot

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    Richard Wurmbrand
    “My wife and I were present at this congress. Sabina told me, "Richard, stand up and wash away this shame from the face of Christ! They are spitting in His face." I said to her, "If I do so, you lose your husband." She replied, "I don't wish to have a coward as a husband.”
    Richard Wurmbrand, Tortured for Christ

  • #3
    “Leaders aren't born, they are made. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal which is worthwhile.”
    Vince Lombardi

  • #4
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    “You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.”
    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • #5
    Tony Blair
    “The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes.”
    Tony Blair

  • #6
    Sam Walton
    “Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.”
    Sam Walton

  • #7
    Mark Twain
    “The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”
    Mark Twain

  • #8
    Mark Twain
    “Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.”
    Mark Twain

  • #9
    Mark Twain
    “Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.”
    Mark Twain

  • #10
    Mark Twain
    “If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
    Mark Twain

  • #11
    Helen Keller
    “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.”
    Helen Keller

  • #12
    Helen Keller
    “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart”
    Helen Keller

  • #13
    Helen Keller
    “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.”
    Helen Keller

  • #14
    Helen Keller
    “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight and no vision.”
    Helen Keller

  • #15
    Helen Keller
    “Four things to learn in life: To think clearly without hurry or confusion; To love everybody sincerely; To act in everything with the highest motives; To trust God unhesitatingly.”
    Helen Keller

  • #16
    Helen Keller
    “I thank God for my handicaps. For through them, I have found myself, my work and my God.”
    Helen Keller

  • #17
    Abraham Lincoln
    “Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.”
    Abraham Lincoln

  • #18
    Richard Wurmbrand
    “It was strictly forbidden to preach to other prisoners. It was understood that whoever was caught doing this received a severe beating. A number of us decided to pay the price for the privilege of preaching, so we accepted their [the communists' ] terms. It was a deal; we preached and they beat us. We were happy preaching. They were happy beating us, so everyone was happy.”
    Richard Wurmbrand, Tortured for Christ

  • #19
    Jim Elliot
    “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose.”
    Jim Elliot

  • #20
    Jim Elliot
    “Wherever you are, be all there! Live to the hilt every situation you believe to be the will of God.”
    Jim Elliot

  • #21
    Jim Elliot
    “Oh, the fullness, pleasure, sheer excitement of knowing God on earth!”
    Jim Elliot

  • #22
    Jim Elliot
    “Forgive me for being so ordinary while claiming to know so extraordinary a God.”
    Jim Elliot

  • #23
    Jim Elliot
    “Lord, give me firmness without hardness, steadfastness without dogmatism, love without weakness.”
    Jim Elliot

  • #24
    Jim Elliot
    “Lord, make my way prosperous not that I achieve high station, but that my life be an exhibit to the value of knowing God.”
    Jim Elliot

  • #25
    Jim Elliot
    “I pray for you, that all your misgivings will be melted to thanksgivings. Remember that the shadow a thing casts often far exceeds the size of the thing itself (especially if the light be low on the horizon) and though some future fear may strut brave darkness as you approach, the thing itself will be but a speck when seen from beyond. Oh that He would restore us often with that 'aspect from beyond,' to see a thing as He sees it, to remember that He dealeth with us as with sons.”
    Jim Elliot

  • #26
    Jim Elliot
    “Let not our longing slay the appetite of our living.”
    Jim Elliot

  • #27
    Jim Elliot
    “The will of God is always a bigger thing than we bargain for, but we must believe that whatever it involves, it is good, acceptable and perfect.”
    Jim Elliot

  • #28
    Jim Elliot
    “God always gives his best to those who leave the choice with him”
    Jim Elliot

  • #29
    Jim Elliot
    “It makes me boil when I think of the power we profess and the utter impotency of our action. Believers who know one-tenth as much as we do are doing one-hundred times more for God, with His blessing and our criticism. Oh if I could write it, preach it, say it, paint it, anything at all, if only God's power would become known among us.”
    Jim Elliot

  • #30
    Jim Elliot
    “He is no fool who gives up what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose.”
    Jim Elliot



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