86 Total Quotes

George MacDonald Quotes

George MacDonald
Where did you come from, baby dear? / Out of the everywhere into here.
George MacDonald
#Babies

George MacDonald
This is and has been the Father’s work from the beginning-to bring us into the home of His heart.
George MacDonald
#Beginning

George MacDonald
To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.
George MacDonald
#Scottish Novelist

George MacDonald
It is our best work that God wants, not the dregs of our exhaustion. I think he must prefer quality to quantity.
George MacDonald
#Scottish Novelist

George MacDonald
To be trusted is a greater complement than to be loved
George MacDonald
#Trust

George MacDonald
Most of the Psalms were born in a wilderness. Most of the Epistles were written in a prison. The greatest thoughts of the greatest thinkers have all passed through the fire. The greatest poets have “learned in suffering what they taught in song.” In bonds Bunyan lived the allegory that he afterwards wrote, and we may thank Bedford Jail for the Pilgrim's Progress. Take comfort, afflicted Christian! When God is about to make pre-eminent use of a person, He puts them in the fire.
George MacDonald
#Affliction

George MacDonald
Existence was given us for action. Our worth is determined by the good deed we do, rather than by the fine emotions we feel,
George MacDonald
#Action

George MacDonald
We're looking into conserving landfill space. We're looking to generate energy without relying on fossil fuel. So there's a lot of interest in using this waste stream and turning it into a beneficial product.
George MacDonald
#Energy

George MacDonald
There are thousands willing to do great things for one willing to do a small thing
George MacDonald
#Action

George MacDonald
Man finds it hard to get what he wants, because he does not want the best; God finds it hard to give, because He would give the best, and man will not take it.
George MacDonald
#God #Scottish Novelist

George MacDonald
The two pillars of 'political correctness' are:a) willful ignoranceb) a steadfast refusal to face the truth
George MacDonald
#Ignorance

George MacDonald
It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen.
George MacDonald
#Men #Scottish Novelist

George MacDonald
We die daily. Happy those who daily come to life as well.
George MacDonald
#Life #Quote of the Day #Scottish Novelist

George MacDonald
Love is the opener as well as closer of eyes
George MacDonald
#Eyes

George MacDonald
Where did you get your eyes so blue? / Out of the sky as I came through.
George MacDonald
#Eyes

George MacDonald
How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.
George MacDonald
#Death #Scottish Novelist

George MacDonald
Attitudes are more important than facts.
George MacDonald
#Attitude #Scottish Novelist

George MacDonald
To have what we want is riches; but to be able to do without is power
George MacDonald
#Power