Some people who think that everything is a nail, are down on themselves because they are not a hammer. They tend to deprecate their own unique talents and capacities to use a chisel or a pair of pliers.
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- A cloud does not know why it moves in just such a direction and at such a speed, it feels an impulsion… .this is the place to go now. But the sky knows the reason and the patterns behind all clouds, and you will know, too, when you lift yourself high enough to see beyond horizons.
- An old colored brother is said to have finished his prayer with words like these: and now good Lord; I know that you ain’t going to let nothing come to me that me and you together can’t handle.
- The Lord doesn’t always choose men for what they are, but for what they can become.
- Reach up as far as you can, and God will reach down all the way.
- We are not in a position in which we have nothing to work with. We already have capacities, talents, direction, missions, callings.
- I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.