John Greenleaf Whittier Quotes Page 2 of 3
Through the dark and stormy night Faith beholds a feeble light Up the blackness streaking; Knowing God's own time is best, In a patient hope I rest For the full day-breaking!
Topics: Patience, Rest Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.
Topics: Peace Oh, brother man, fold to thy heart thy brother; where pity dwells, the peace of God is there.
Topics: Peace You don't always win your battles, but it's good to know you fought.
Topics: Perseverance Every chain that spirits wear crumbles in the breadth of prayer.
Topics: Prayer The simple heart that freely asks in love, obtains.
Topics: Prayer, The Heart, Love
His daily prayer, far better understood in acts than in words, was simply doing good.
Topics: Prayer, Service Tradition wears a snowy beard, romance is always young.
Topics: Romance We search the world for truth; we cull The good, the pure, the beautiful, From all old flower fields of the soul; And, weary seekers of the best, We come back laden from our quest, To find that all the sages said Is in the Book our mothers read.
Topics: Scripture, Truth, Beauty Our toil is sweet with thankfulness, Our burden is our boon; The curse of earth's gray morning is, The blessing of its noon.
Topics: Service, Temptation, Thankfulness Yet, in the maddening maze of things, And tossed by storm and flood, To one fixed trust my spirit clings; I know that God is good!
Topics: Trust, God As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.
Topics: Truth, Business