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What God chooses for us children of men is always the best.

    Author: Karl Barth

I have held many things in my hands, and have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God's hands, that I still possess.

    Author: Martin Luther

Next to faith this is the highest art - to be content with the calling in which God has placed you.

    Author: Martin Luther

Here I stand. I can do no other. God help me. Amen.

    Author: Martin Luther

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.

    Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

The joy of the Lord will arm us against the assaults of our spiritual enemies and put our mouths out of taste for those pleasures with which the tempter baits his hooks.

    Author: Matthew Henry

The more we accommodate ourselves to plain things, and the less we indulge in those artificial delights which gratify pride and luxury, the nearer we approach to a state of innocency.

    Author: Matthew Henry

Cast not away your confidence because God defers his performances. That which does not come in your time, will be hastened in his time, which is always the more convenient season. God will work when he pleases, how he pleases, and by what means he pleases. He is not bound to keep our time, but he will perform his word, honour our faith, and reward them that diligently seek him.

    Author: Matthew Henry

The utmost we can hope for in this life is contentment.
- Joseph Addison

    Author: Assorted Authors

Venture not to the utmost bounds of even lawful pleasures; the limits of good and evil join.

    Author: Thomas Fuller

If the wicked flourish, and thou suffer, be not discouraged; they are fatted for destruction, thou art dieted for health.

    Author: Thomas Fuller

Thou must content thyself to see the world imperfect as it is. Thou wilt never have any quiet if thou vexest thyself because thou canst not bring mankind to that exact notion of things and rule of life which thou hast formed in thy own mind.

    Author: Thomas Fuller

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