An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





Can you have more than one major MISSION pervading your life? NO. That would be like coming to a fork in the road and trying to go both ways by straddling it.


Charles A. Garfield (American peak performance expert, researcher, trainer)


Your powers are dead or dedicated. If they are dedicated, they are alive with God and tingle with surprising power. If they are saved up, taken care of for their own ends, they are dead.


Eli Stanley Jones (1884-1973, American missionary)


There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, "Thy will be done," and those to whom God says, "All right, then, have it your way."


C. S. Lewis (1898-1963, British academic, writer, Christian apologist)


I will place no value on anything I have or may possess except in relation to the kingdom of Christ.


David Livingstone (1813-1873, British missionary, explorer)


Nothing earthly will make me give up my work in despair.


David Livingstone (1813-1873, British missionary, explorer)


After the cheers have died down and the stadium is empty, after the headlines have been written and after you are back in the quiet of your room and the championship ring has been placed on the dresser and all the pomp and fanfare has faded, the enduring things that are left are: the dedication to excellence, the dedication to victory, and the dedication to doing with our lives the very best we can to make the world a better place in which to live.


Vince Lombardi (1913-1970, American football coach)


In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport. You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept destructive criticism. Without 100 percent dedication, you won't be able to do this.


Willie Mays (1931-, American baseball player)


God doesn't seek for golden vessels, and does not ask for silver ones, but He must have clean ones.


Dwight L. Moody (1837-1899, American evangelist)


The winning team has a dedication. It will have a core of veteran players who set the standards. They will not accept defeat.


Merlin Olsen (1940-, American football player, sports broadcaster, actor)


The condition of an enlightened mind is a surrendered heart.


Alan Redpath


I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life.


Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919,  American President (26th))


Obedience is the fruit of faith.


Christina Rossetti (1830-1894, British poet, lyricist)


You will not be carried to Heaven lying at ease upon a feather bed.


Samuel Rutherford (1600-1661, Scottish pastor)


In all things do your best. The man who has done his best has done everything. The man who has done less than his best has done nothing.


Charles M. Schwab (1862-1939, American industrialist, businessman)


The concentration and dedication -- the intangibles are the deciding factors between who won and who lost.


Tom Seaver


In order to be a true man or a true woman one needs to be committed, totally dedicated, to something bigger than oneself.


Author Unknown


The world has yet to see what God will do with a man who is fully and wholly consecrated to the Holy Spirit.


Henry Varley


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