The Alphabet of life

v     Age doesn't matter unless you are cheese. –Burke

v     Blessed is the man who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night. –Anonymous

v     Charity gives itself rich; covetousness hoards itself poor. -German proverb

v     Destiny waits in the hand of God, not in the hands of statesmen. --T.S. Eliot

v     Envy slays itself by its own arrows. –Anonymous

v     Faith is not a sense, nor sight, nor reason, but taking God at his word. –Evans

v     God has given us two hands-one to receive with and the other to give with.  We are not cisterns made for hoarding; we are channels made for sharing. –Graham

v     Habit if not resisted, soon becomes a necessity. –Anonymous

v     It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do. - Jerome

v     Jesus Christ is light to the eye, honey to the taste, music to the ear, joy to the heart. –Spurgeon

v     Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence or learning. –Faber

v     Leadership is the ability to generate, communicate, and maintain commonality of purpose. –Unknown

v     Memory is the cabinet of imagination, the treasury of reason, the registry of conscience, and the council chamber of thought. -St. Basil

v     Nature is a volume of which God is the author. –Harvey

v     Obedience to God is the most infallible evidence of sincere and supreme love to him. –Emmons

v     Patience is not passive; on the contrary, it is active; it is concentrated strength. –Anonymous

v     Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side. -La Rochefoucauld

v     Religion should be the rule of life, not a casual incident of it. –Disraeli

v     Saints are persons who make it easier for others to believe in God. –Soderblom

v     Talk; In general those who nothing have to say contrive to spend the longest time in doing it. –Lowell

v     Understanding is the reward of faith.  Therefore seek not to understand that thou mayest believe, but believe that thou mayest understand. -St. Augustine

v     Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors. –Confucius

v     Wisdom is only found in truth. –Goethe

v     X is a hard letter to start a word with. -Don

v     Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty.  Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. –Kafka

v     Zeal without knowledge is fire without light. -Fuller

Submitted by Don Boice

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