8. VERITAS (Truth from All Traditions): @DrBrianJohnson1

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“Wherever he walks, you see his whole self in flame. His whole being at work. Not a single power slumbers, but the whole man is engaged. His vocation becomes his delight.”-Matthew Henry

“The Ultimate Solution is not Intellectual but Spiritual for after we Climb atop the Speculative Ladder [of Reason] we must leap out into the Darkness of Faith.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Success is not measured by the heights to which you ascend but from the depths from whence you have come.”-Frederick Douglass; Booker T. Washington

“Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in our lifetime.” Reinhold Niebuhr

“This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.”-Saint Augustine

“You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say.” -Martin Luther

“It is not easy work rejoining soul and role.” Parker Palmer

“A Vision without Execution is A Hallucination.” Thomas Edison

“Quietly endure, silently suffer and patiently wait.”-Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“The most powerful thing in the world is something that can’t be seen, heard or felt: the spirit in man.”-Leo Tolstoy

“Where we are going gives strength to what we are doing; what we are doing is a sign of where we are going.” Os Guiness

“What to do for a Living, without Postponing Life itself?”-Henry Thoreau

“If a man indomitably plants himself upon his instincts-and there abide-eventually the whole world will come round to him.”-Ralph Waldo Emerson

“My friend you are ruining yourself. Drop all those frills and be yourself.”-Booker T. Washington

“The task must be made difficult, for only the difficult inspires the noble-hearted.’-Soren Kierkegaard

“The Oak sleeps in the acorn.” James Allen

He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.-Aristotle

They deceive themselves that they are struggling on behalf of truth; the problem is the struggle over the very status of truth. Cornel West

“We all have dreams. In order to make dreams into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication and discipline.” Jesse Owens

Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom. -Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“The real obstacles in life lie in the heart of man.”- Bertrand Russell

“The desire to center our outer lives on inner truth is a step toward integrity.”-Parker Palmer

“We live in our desires rather than our achievements.”-George Moore

“The Greatest threat to the fulfillment of our Vocations (Callings) is not external to us but internal.” Gordon T. Smith

“If you do one good deed your reward usually is to be set to do another and harder and better one.” ―C.S. Lewis

“I saw the future and it was the past.” John Lukacs

“Promise to give so much time to improving yourself that you have no time for criticizing others.”- John Wooden

“If you are drawn into controversy, use very hard arguments and very soft words”-Charles Spurgeon

“Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you are.” Thomas Carlyle

“Great necessities call forth great leaders.”-Abigail Adams

“He who is always talking will find it difficult to make his words good.” Confucius

“The most powerful thing in the world is something that can’t be seen, heard or felt: the spirit in man.”-Leo Tolstoy

“All Callings are made sacred by the Caller.” Os Guiness

“As the day, so shall the strength be.” Matthew Henry

“We start with gifts. Merit comes from what we make of them.” Jean Toomer

“Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” -T.S. Eliot

“He who knows do not say; He who says do not know.” Chinese Proverb

“The wise mind will know the time and way.” Eccles. 8:5

“Order Your Soul.” St. Augustine

He who lives not for the sake of his conscience but for the sake of others’ praise lives badly.-Leo Tolstoy

“Integrity comes from being what you are.” Thomas Merton

“Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.” -John F. Kennedy

“Faith is Demonstrated, Not Defined.” A.W. Tozer

“Whatever You Are, Be A Good One.” Abraham Lincoln

“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil:…Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“It’s not what a man achieves but what he believes and strives for that makes him noble and great.” Oswald Chambers

“Growth comes through struggle.” Georg Wilheim Hegel

“The Vision that you glorify in your mind and enthrone in your heart-this you will build your life by, this you will become.”-J. Allen

“The time is always right to do what is right.”-Martin Luther King, Jr

“The anointing of the Spirit is not just for our own religious experience; it is for the intentions of God in the world.”- Jim Wallis

“What you are must always displease you, if you would attain to that which you are not.”-
Saint Augustine

Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.”- Andrew Jackson

“If you wish to know the truth, first of all free yourself from all considerations of self-interest.” Leo Tolstoy

“It is not the truth that people cannot handle. It is the consequences that stem from that truth.” J.K. Miller

One response to “8. VERITAS (Truth from All Traditions): @DrBrianJohnson1

  1. Wayne James Sheppard

    Thank you so much for sharing these excellent words of wisdom.

    Liked by 1 person

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