My Favorite Quotes

(In no particular order)


Because life does not wait...

You never know who's life changing experience is on the other end of your obedience.

You want people to hate you, so you can find those who truly love you.

Everyone wants to be in authority, not under authority.

It's easy to tone down being strong, hard to fire up a wimp.

When you try to earn the respect of respectable people, it's amazing where you end up.

Do you work harder at your image or your integrity?

Individually anonymous, collectively effective.

The purpose of life is to find your gift, the meaning of life is to give it away.

You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.

Get out of your own way then help others get out of their own way.

Stop wrestling with pigs because you both get dirty and the pig likes it!

Don't waste your thoughts and words on people who don't hunger for them.

Whenever wisdom is spoken are you willing to listen and learn?

The person you are, is the person your children become.

When you don't stand for something, you fall for anything.

Let my poor past judgment be your future good experience.

A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.

Live a life worth following.

I'm not looking at what you are, I'm looking at what you will become.

Blessed are those that can give without remembering and receive without forgetting.

What you are will show in what you do.

Outward reform relies on inward renewal.

Use your smile to change the world; don't let the world change your smile.

Sometimes we get to see a miracle, sometimes we get to be a miracle.

Integrity without knowledge is weak & useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous & dreadful.

Smiling doesn't always mean you are happy, sometimes it just means you are strong!


People fall in love with personality, but marry character.

Marriage is not a noun; it's a verb.  It isn't something you get.  It is something you do.  It's the way you love your partner everyday.

Although the rule is that opposites attract, there is no promise opposites will always get along!

God never designed marriage for us to change each other, but for us to complete each other.

Selfishness is consumed with getting, while love is preoccupied with giving.

Anything worth having requires time, attention and labor- whether it is a garden, ministry, business or even a beautiful marriage relationship.

Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate.

You need a pulse to fall in love, you need a plan to stay in love.

Risk more than others think is safe, 
Care more than others think is wise, 
Dream more than others think is practical, 
Expect more than others think is possible.


Note: I am not claiming that these are by me, by any means- just quotes I have collected from different books, speakers, etc.  Yet, my quotes come with out source sites.  I do not mean to violate any copyrights.  Thank you :)