“I will not offer burnt offerings to the Lord my God that cost me nothing.” (2 Samuel 24:24)

“This horror of pain is a rather low instinct and…if I think of human beings I’ve known and of my own life, such as it is, I can’t recall any case of pain which didn’t, on the whole, enrich life.” - Muggeridge

“The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world is to be in reality what we would appear to be; all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice and experience of them” - Socrates

“Love, for instance, is not something God has and which may grow or diminish or cease to be. His love is the way God is, and when He loves He is simply being Himself.”
- AW Tozer “Knowledge of the Holy”

“I would rather walk in the dark with God than go alone in the light.” - Mary G. Brainard

“Strengthen the weak hands and make firm the feeble knees, say to those who have an anxious heart, “Be strong, fear not!” (Isaiah 35:3-4)

“Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my help and my God.” (Psalm 42:5)

“The Lord is near to the broken-hearted and saves the crushed in spirit.” (Psalm 34:18)

“A man can no more diminish God’s glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word “darkness” on the walls of his cell.” - C.S. Lewis

“Expect great things from God, attempt great things for God.”
- William Carey

“The future is as bright as the promises of God.”
- William Carey

“And the LORD will guide you continually and satisfy your desire in scorched places and make your bones strong; and you shall be like a watered garden, like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail. And your ancient ruins shall be rebuilt; you shall raise up the foundations of many generations; you shall be called the repairer of the breach, the restorer of streets to dwell in.” (Isaiah 58:11-12)