Quotes To Ponder

This page contains quotes which I have collected through the years. I will be adding more  as time allows. Most quotes are serious but a few are just for fun. and will hopefully bring a smile to your face. The serious ones are listed first…so scroll down if you need a smile.


God is gloriously sufficient, extravagantly plentiful. He is more than enough. –from “God The Enough” by Selwyn Hughes

“Love measures our stature: the more we love, the bigger we are. There is no smaller package in all the world than of a man all wrapped up in himself” — William Sloane Coffin

May we all become  so wrapped up in Christ The LORD that we forget self and truly love others as we should.

“We may imagine a thousand difficulties; but have we not a king in Zion, who is jealous for the glory of his Church upon earth? Is he not almighty? Can he not check and restrain opposing powers? Will he not hear prayer, and interpose in time of need? To these queries our enlightened judgment answers in the affirmative; but where is our faith? Can we trust in this king?”
— The Works of Elder B.W. Stone

“God is holy, so most basically, being holy means being like God.That is why it is so critical for Christians to know the work and character of the One they worship.If you want to know what holiness looks like, look at God.” –DeYoung

Yes, it is our duty to love The Lord but it is so much more. It is a privilege. A joy. A delight. Do you want to be loved merely out of duty? Does God?

“Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.” — Samuel Johnson

Kind hearts are the gardens,
Kind thoughts are the roots,
Kind words are the blossoms,
Kind deeds are the fruits.
~19th century rhyme used in primary schools

How far that little candle throws his beams!
So shines a good deed in a naughty world.
— William Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil. – C.S. Lewis

Still as of old
— Men by themselves are priced —
For thirty pieces Judas sold
— Himself, not Christ.   — from the poem Betrayal by Hester H. Cholmondeley

“If you think of this world as a place intended simply for our happiness, you find it quite intolerable: think of it as a place of training and correction, and it’s not so bad”.–  C. S. Lewis

“By our habitual practices, we are ingraining certain traits within us, for better or worse. And mark it well: if it’s by nothing more than negligence and laziness that we’re training ourselves, we need not think that we’ll eventually enjoy the benefits of a better kind of training.” — Gary Henry

Education without the Bible is useless.– Noah Webster

Religion and good morals are the only solid foundation of public liberty and happiness.– Samuel Adams

In the absence of any other proof, the thumb would convince me of God’s existence. — Isaac Newton

urselves we often are even when we are worshiping. — G. B. Shelburne


Napping is my best activity for weight loss because I can’t eat anything when I’m asleep.

When I die, I want my last words to be, “I left a million dollars under….”      (I don’t really want those to be my last words but it made me laugh when I read it)

Yes, of course I am athletic. I search the internet every day.

How do I like my eggs?  In chocolate chip cookies, please.

Why must I prove that I am me when I pay bills over the phone? Did someone else call to pay my bills, and if they did, why didn’t you let them?