A Moments Wisdom

–It is a poor plan that cannot be changed.
–You are not responsible for the disposition you are born with, but you are responsible for the one you die with.
–I am not young enough to know everything.
–He who would learn only from himself has a fool for a teacher.
–We are as close to the ears of God when in prayer, as we are to the commandments of God when reading His word.
–We often tire of the pleasures we take, but never seem to tire of the pleasures we give.
–It has been said the one of the best rules of everyday life is to try always to be a little kinder than is necessary, a little more unselfish than we are required to be, and a little more patient than expected. The more of these qualities we get into our lives, the lovelier it will be.
–To really know a man, observe his treatment of his wife, a child, and a flat tire.
–Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.
–The wearer of smiles and the bearer of a kindly disposition needs no introduction, but is welcome everywhere. A smile brings rest to the weary, cheer to the discouraged, sunshine to the sad, and is an antidote for trouble.
–A man’s reasoning may sound very logical and still be false.
–Love is a unique commodity. It is the only thing we can give away and still keep.
–We must learn that it is not necessary to respond to every matter, if we want to be free from anxiety.
–Children cannot be made good by trying to make them happy, but they can be made happy by making them good.
–One blessing in getting older is that all of the things you couldn’t have when you were young, you no longer want.
–A fanatic is one who cannot change his mind and will not change the subject.
–In free countries, everyone is entitled to express his opinions, and everyone else is entitled not to have to listen to them.
–The most valuable result of Bible study is the ability to do the things you must do, when you must do them, and whether you like them or not. That is the first lesson that must be learned.
–A conceited person never gets anywhere because he thinks he is already there.
The difference between sound doctrine and institutionalism is that institutionalism thinks the church should support the members, and sound doctrine knows that the members must support the church.
–To be in subjection to the desires of the flesh and to yield to them is the most extreme form of slavery. To keep those desires in subjection is the only true liberty.