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Morning Coffee Quotes

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"You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving."
— Amy Carmichael

"It is in the shelter of each other that people live."
— Irish Proverb

"It is possible to proceed perfectly logically from an inaccurate premise to an inaccurate and unfortunate conclusion."
— Donald Rumsfeld

"Remember that guy that gave up? Neither does no one else."
— Unknown

"No man is a failure who has friends."
— Clarence Oddbody (George's angel) in 'It's a Wonderful Life'

"It is the privilege of wisdom to listen."
— Oliver Wendell Holmes

"I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet."
— Mahatma Gandhi

"If you’re not accountable in life that means ultimately that your life doesn’t count."
— R.C. Sproul

"The only thing you should ever quit is giving up!”
— Steve Pfiester

"Be not disturbed at being misunderstood; be disturbed at not understanding."
— Chinese Proverb

"We have put so much emphasis on avoiding evil that we have become virtually blind to the endless opportunities for doing good. We have defined holiness through what we separate ourselves from rather than what we give ourselves to. I am convinced that the great tragedy is not the sins that we commit, but the life that we fail to live."
— Erwin McManus, 'Seizing Your Divine Moment'

"Before giving, the mind of the giver is happy; while giving, the mind of the giver is made peaceful; and having given, the mind of the giver is uplifted."
— Buddha

"Once upon a time, the Reindeer took a running leap and jumped over the Northern Lights.  But he jumped too low, and the long fur of his beautiful flowing tail got singed by the rainbow fires of the aurora.  To this day the reindeer has no tail to speak of. But he is too busy pulling the Important Sleigh to notice what is lost. And he certainly doesn’t complain.  What's your excuse?
— Vera Nazarian, 'The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration'

"The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from."
— Andrew S. Tanenbaum

"We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be."
— C.S. Lewis

"Never quit - least of all out of fears, anger, opinions of others, past failures or self-pity."
— Coe D. Behr

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