Quotations on Blessings
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Participation in the blessings of the union with Christ comes when the faithful have all the things needed to live well and blessedly to God.
- William Ames
(Keywords: God, Blessings, Christ, Participation)
It certainly is the duty of every true Christian, to esteem himself a stranger and pilgrim in this world; and as bound to use earthly blessings, not as means of satisfying lust or gratifying wantonness, but of supplying his absolute wants and necessities.
- Johann Arndt
(Keywords: Christian, Blessings, Duty, Lust, World)
A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive.
- Pearl Bailey
(Keywords: Love, Ambition, Blessings, Earth, Man)
On the recollection of so many and great favours and blessings, I now, with a high sense of gratitude, presume to offer up my sincere thanks to the Almighty, the Creator and Preserver.
- William Bartram
(Keywords: Gratitude, Blessings, Now, Sense)
I absolutely believe in the power of tithing and giving back. My own experience about all the blessings I've had in my life is that the more I give away, the more that comes back. That is the way life works, and that is the way energy works.
- Ken Blanchard
(Keywords: Experience, Life, Power, Blessings, Energy, Giving)
Let peace, descending from her native heaven, bid her olives spring amidst the joyful nations; and plenty, in league with commerce, scatter blessings from her copious hand!
- Daniel Boone
(Keywords: Peace, Blessings, Commerce, Heaven, Nations, Spring)
I see humanity now as one vast plant, needing for its highest fulfillment only love, the natural blessings of the great outdoors, and intelligent crossing and selection.
- Luther Burbank
(Keywords: Love, Blessings, Fulfillment, Humanity, Now)
Florida has its own rhythm, too. People go to work, they watch their children learn and grow and start families of their own. They play in the sun and pass their lives enjoying the outsized blessings that make our state unique.
- Jeb Bush
(Keywords: Work, People, Blessings, Children, Play, State, Sun)
However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts.
- John Calvin
(Keywords: God, Thoughts, Blessings, Infinite, Liberality, Will, Wishes)
All the blessings we enjoy are Divine deposits, committed to our trust on this condition, that they should be dispensed for the benefit of our neighbors.
- John Calvin
(Keywords: Trust, Blessings, Neighbors)
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
- Winston Churchill
(Keywords: Virtue, Blessings, Capitalism, Sharing, Socialism, Vice)
Envy is the art of counting the other fellow's blessings instead of your own.
- Harold Coffin
(Keywords: Art, Blessings, Envy)
A sense of blessedness comes from a change of heart, not from more blessings.
- Mason Cooley
(Keywords: Change, Heart, Blessings, Sense)
All my ambition is, I own, to profit and to please unknown; like streams supplied from springs below, which scatter blessings as they go.
- Charles Cotton
(Keywords: Ambition, Blessings, Profit)
One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad.
- Jim DeMint
(Keywords: Dad, Mom, Blessings, Parents, Titles, World)
Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
- Charles Dickens
(Keywords: Men, Blessings, Man, Past, Present)
Experience teaches us that we do not always receive the blessings we ask for in prayer.
- Mary Baker Eddy
(Keywords: Experience, Blessings, Prayer)
We look forward to the time when the power to love will replace the love of power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.
- William E. Gladstone
(Keywords: Love, Peace, Power, Time, Blessings, Will, World)
A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses.
(Keywords: Health, Thought, Blessings, Man)
It is one of the blessings of this world that few people see visions and dream dreams.
- Zora Neale Hurston
(Keywords: Dreams, People, Blessings, Visions, World)
The compulsion to do good is an innate American trait. Only North Americans seem to believe that they always should, may, and actually can choose somebody with whom to share their blessings. Ultimately this attitude leads to bombing people into the acceptance of gifts.
- Ivan Illich
(Keywords: People, Attitude, Acceptance, American, Americans, Blessings, Gifts, May)
A good government remains the greatest of human blessings and no nation has ever enjoyed it.
- Dean Inge
(Keywords: Government, Blessings, Nation)
If you believe in God, He will open the windows of heaven and pour blessings upon you.
- Mahalia Jackson
(Keywords: God, Blessings, Heaven, Open, Will, Windows)
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow! Praise Him, all creatures here below! Praise Him above, ye heavenly host! Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost!
- Thomas Ken
(Keywords: God, Father, Son, Blessings, Praise)
Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
(Keywords: Life, Purpose, Blessings, Events, Mistakes, Silence)
I savour the adulation and love I have been getting from my fans and the blessings of elders in my family. Fourteen years have given me a lot and I can't thank God and the industry enough.
- Akshay Kumar
(Keywords: Love, Family, God, Blessings, Fans, Years)
All are agreed, that the increase of learning and good morals are great blessings to society.
- Joseph Lancaster
(Keywords: Society, Blessings, Learning, Morals)
Neither does man have gills for living in a water environment; yet it is not sinful to explore the depths of the oceans in search of food or other blessings.
- Walter Lang
(Keywords: Food, Blessings, Environment, Living, Man, Oceans, Water)
The only real happiness a ballplayer has is when he is playing a ball game and accomplishes something he didn't think he could do.
- Martin Lawrence
(Keywords: God, Life, Opportunity, Vision, Blessings, Mistakes)
Never undertake anything for which you wouldn't have the courage to ask the blessings of heaven.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
(Keywords: Courage, Blessings, Heaven)
The Bible is one of the greatest blessings bestowed by God on the children of men. It has God for its author; salvation for its end, and truth without any mixture for its matter. It is all pure.
- John Locke
(Keywords: God, Men, Truth, Bible, Blessings, Children, End, Salvation)
Kind words are a creative force, a power that concurs in the building up of all that is good, and energy that showers blessings upon the world.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik
(Keywords: Power, Blessings, Building, Energy, Force, Words, World)
The internal effects of a mutable policy poisons the blessings of liberty itself.
- James Madison
(Keywords: Policy, Blessings, Liberty)
What if you gave someone a gift, and they neglected to thank you for it - would you be likely to give them another? Life is the same way. In order to attract more of the blessings that life has to offer, you must truly appreciate what you already have.
- Ralph Marston
(Keywords: Life, Blessings, Order)
A few years' experience will convince us that those things which at the time they happened we regarded as our greatest misfortunes have proved our greatest blessings.
- George Mason
(Keywords: Experience, Time, Blessings, Will, Years)
In reality, serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life, work and love. The other 99 percent is due to our efforts.
- Peter McWilliams
(Keywords: Work, Life, Love, Blessings, Reality)
But it so happens, and it will ever happen so, that they who have lived to serve their country - no matter how weak their efforts may have been - are sure to receive the thanks and blessings of its people.
- Thomas F. Meagher
(Keywords: People, Blessings, Country, May, Will)
Satan cannot win. Why not? Because he has denied God's sovereignty and disobeyed God's law. But Moses was told explicitly, God's blessings come only from obedience. Satan will not win because he has abandoned God's tool of dominion, biblical law.
- Gary North
(Keywords: God, Blessings, Law, Obedience, Satan, Will)
This morning of the small snow I count the blessings, the leak in the faucet which makes of the sink time, the drop of the water on water.
- Charles Olson
(Keywords: Time, Blessings, Snow, Water)
If you want to rear financial blessings, you have to sow financially.
- Joel Osteen
(Keywords: Financial, Blessings, Want)
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.
- Thomas Paine
(Keywords: Men, Blessings, Fatigue, Freedom)
By the God of thy Father who shall help thee, and by the Almighty, who shall bless thee with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that lieth under, blessings of the breasts and of the womb.
- John Pearson
(Keywords: God, Father, Blessings, Deep, Heaven, Help)
But we know that the very God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time. And sometimes we're called upon to defend both life and liberty - God's blessings to Americans, and indeed, to all of His creation.
- Sonny Perdue
(Keywords: Life, Time, God, Americans, Blessings, Creation, Liberty)
Today we thank God for all the blessings He has bestowed upon this great Country and ask Him to continue to heal our land and meet our needs - and we do so through the power of prayer.
- Nick Rahall
(Keywords: Power, God, Blessings, Country, Land, Needs, Prayer, Today)
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Keywords: Friend, Blessings, Care)
Every person who will learn the right way, and who will then continue diligently to follow that right way, is absolutely certain in time to possess great riches and all attending blessings.
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Keywords: Time, Blessings, Right, Will)
As the blessings of health and fortune have a beginning, so they must also find an end. Everything rises but to fall, and increases but to decay.
(Keywords: Health, Beginning, Blessings, End, Fortune)
Suffer not thy wrongs to shroud thy fate, But turn, my soul, to blessings which remain.
- Anna Seward
(Keywords: Soul, Blessings, Fate, Wrongs)
We believe. We believe in our destiny as a nation. We believe we have been called to do good, to spread the blessings of liberty and encourage the sense of trust upon which free societies depend.
- Tony Snow
(Keywords: Trust, Blessings, Destiny, Liberty, Nation, Sense)
Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
(Keywords: Death, Blessings, May)