Devotion and Discipline

Noteworthy and Quoteworthy

“He is no fool who gives up what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.
― Jim Elliot, Martyred missionary to the Auca Indians

“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.”
― Francis Bacon, The Essays

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”
― Thomas A. Edison

“Never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never, never—in nothing, great or small, large or petty—never give in, except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force. Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.”
― Winston Churchill, Never Give In!: The Best of Winston Churchill’s Speeches

“Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength.”
― Theodore Roosevelt

Rudyard Kipling
Asking Questions

“I keep six honest serving men:
They taught me all I knew:
Their names are What and Why and When
and How and Where and Who.

― Rudyard Kipling (Image credit: Wikipedia)

bird-roundelSaid the Robin to the Sparrow

Said the robin to the sparrow,
“I should really like to know,
Why these anxious human beings
Rush about and worry so.”
Said the sparrow to the robin,
“Friend I think that it must be,
That they have no Heavenly Father,
Such as cares for you and me.”