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The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil.
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#Adversity

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I have been feeling very much lately that cheerful insecurity is what our Lord asks of us.
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#Insecurity

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I could well believe that it is God's intention, since we have refused milder remedies, to compel usinto unity, by persecution even and hardship. Satan is without a doubt nothing else than a hammer in thehand of a benevolent and severe God. For all, either willingly or unwillingly, do the will of God:Judas and Satan as tools or instruments, John and Peter as sons.
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#God

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Nothing is more likely to destroy a species or a nation than a determination to survive at all costs
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#Ambition #Quote of the Day #inspirational

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I gave in, and admitted that God was God.
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#God

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We regard God as an airman regards his parachute; it's there for emergencies but he hopes he'll never have to use it
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#God

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It is only when you are asked to believe in Reason coming from non-reason that you must cry Halt. Human minds. They do not come from nowhere.
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#Reason #Miracles

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If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning.
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#Life #Meaning Of Life #Quote of the Day #Universe

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The salvation of a single soul is more important than the production or preservation of all the epics and tragedies in the world.
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#Soul #Evangelism

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What seem our worst prayers may really be, in God's eyes, our best. Those, I mean, which are least supported by devotional feeling. For these may come from a deeper level than feeling. God sometimes seems to speak to us most intimately when he catches us, as it were, off our guard.
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#Eyes

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What can you ever really know of other people's souls - of their temptations, their opportunities, their struggles? One soul in the whole creation you do know: and it is the only one whose fate is placed in your hands
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#Soul

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Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.
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#Achievement

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Miracles do not, in fact, break the laws of nature.
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#Miracles

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We have now for many centuries triumphed over nature to the extent of making certain secondary characteristics of the male (such as the beard) disagreeable to nearly all the females - and there is more in that than you might suppose
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#Nature

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How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.
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#Age And Aging

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We have discovered that the scheme of 'outlawing war' has made war more like an outlaw without making it less frequent and that to banish the knight does not alleviate the suffering of the peasant
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#War

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We ought to give thanks for all fortune: it is is good, because it is good, if bad, because it works in us patience, humility and the contempt of this world and the hope of our eternal country
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#Fortune

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The real Oxford is a close corporation of jolly, untidy, lazy, good-for-nothing humorous old men, who have been electing their own successors ever since the world began and who intend to go on with it. They'll squeeze under the Revolution or leap over it when the time comes, don't you worry.
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#Men

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But that would be putting the clock back,"" gasped the Governor. ""Have you no idea of progress, of development?"" ""I have seen them both in an egg, "" said Caspian. ""We call it Going Bad in Narnia.
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#Progress

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We are what we believe we are.
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#Believe

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Why love if losing hurts so much? We love to know that we are not alone.
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#Cute Love #Sweet Love #Love