Quotes – Famous Quotes – Thanksgiving Quotes

IF our hearts were tuned to praise, we should see causes unnumbered, which we had never seen before, for thanking God. Thanksgiving is spoken of as a “sacrifice well pleasing unto God.” It is a far higher offering than prayer. When we pray we ask for things which we want; or we tell out our sorrows. We pray, in order to bring down blessings upon ourselves; we praise, because our hearts overflow with love to God, and we must speak it out to Him. It flows out of pure love, and then the love goes back to our hearts, and warms them anew, and revives and quickens them.
–Priscilla Maurice

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Quotes – Famous Quotes – Eric Hoffer Quotes

The basic test of freedom is perhaps less in what we are free to do than in what we are free not to do.
– Eric Hoffer

An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything in to an empty head.
– Eric Hoffer

The opposite of the religious fanatic is not the fanatical atheist but the gentle cynic who cares not whether there is a god or not.
– Eric Hoffer

To know a person’s religion we need not listen to his profession of faith but must find his brand of intolerance.
– Eric Hoffer

People unfit for freedom – who cannot do much with it – are hungry for power. The desire for freedom is an attribute of a “have” type of self. It says: leave me alone and I shall grow, learn, and realize my capacities. The desire for power is basically an attribute of a “have not” type of self.
– Eric Hoffer

It is not love of self but hatred of self which is at the root of the troubles that afflict our world.
– Eric Hoffer

Take man’s most fantastic invention – God. Man invents God in the image of his longings, in the image of what he wants to be, then proceeds to imitate that image, vie with it, and strive to overcome it.
– Eric Hoffer

Quotes – Famous Quotes – God Quotes

God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars.
– Elbert Hubbard

Sense, Reason, and Intellect

I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.”
– Galileo Galilei

Quotes – Famous Quotes – Love Quotes – God Quotes

Quotes – Famous Quotes – Love Quotes – God Quotes

“Love God and do what thou will.”
– St. Thomas Aquinas

Quotes – Famous Quotes – Drinking from the Saucer

Quotes – Famous Quotes – Drinking from the Saucer
I’ve never made a fortune, and I’ll never make one now.
But it really doesn’t matter, ‘cause I’m happy anyhow.
As I go along my journey, I’m reaping better than I’ve sown.
I’m drinking from the saucer, ‘cause my cup has overflowed

I don’t have a lot of riches, and sometimes the going’s rough.
But while I’ve friends to love, I think I’m rich enough.
I’ll just thank God for blessings that his mercy has bestowed.
I’m drinking from the saucer, ‘cause my cup has overflowed.

If God gives me strength and courage, when the way grows steep and rough
I’ll not ask for other blessings, I’m already blessed enough
May I never be too busy to help bear another’s load
Then I’ll be drinking from the saucer, ‘cause my cup has overflowed.

– Unknown

Quotes – Famous Quotes – Birthday Quotes

Quotes – Famous Quotes – Birthday Quotes

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.
– Robert Frost

The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.                            
– Seneca

A birthday is just the first day of another 365-day journey around the sun. Enjoy the trip!
– Unknown

Because time itself is like a spiral, something special happens on your birthday each year: The same energy that God invested in you at birth is present once again.
– Menachem Mendel Schneerson

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