Peter Marshall Quotes (18 Quotes)


    The choice before us is plain Christ or chaos, conviction or compromise, discipline or disintegration...The time is come- it is now- when we ought to hear about the duties and responsibilities of our citizenship. America's future depends upon her accepting and demonstrating God's government.

    Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work.

    It is better to fail in a cause that will ultimately succeed than to succeed in a cause that will ultimately fail.

    If you hug to yourself any resentment against anybody else, you destroy the bridge by which God would come to you.

    May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.


    Without Christian education, without the principles of Christ inculcated into young life, we are simply rearing pagans.

    One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.

    The measure of life is not its duration, but its donation.

    Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.

    Lord, where we are wrong, make us willing to change; where we are right, make us easy to live with.

    We pray Thee, O Christ, to keep us under the spell of immortality. My we never again think and act as if Thou were dead. Let us more and more come to know Thee as a living Lord who hath promised to them that believe 'Because I live, ye shall live also.' Help us to remember that we are praying to the Conqueror of Death, that we may no longer be afraid nor dismayed by the worlds problems and threats, since Thou hast overcome the world. In Thy strong name, we ask for Thy living presence and Thy victorious power. Amen.

    You are leaving port under sealed orders and in a troubled period. You cannot know whither you are going or what you are to do. But why not take the Pilot on board who knows the nature of your sealed orders from the outset, and who will shape your entire voyage accordingly He knows the shoals and the sand banks, the rocks and the reefs, He will steer you safely into that celestial harbor where your anchor will be cast for eternity. Let His almighty nail-pierced hands hold the wheel, and you will be safe.

    God will not permit any troubles to come upon us, unless He has a specific plan by which great blessing can come out of the difficulty.

    When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.

    Most of us know perfectly well what we ought to do; our trouble is that we do not want to do it.

    Give to us clear vision that we may know where to stand and what to stand for - because unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything.

    A different world cannot be built by indifferent people.

    One of the most fascinating things about golf is how it reflects the cycle of life. No matter what you shoot, the next day you have to go back to the first tee and begin all over again and make yourself into something.


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