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Elizabeth Fry Quotes

I hope you find these Elizabeth Fry Quotes inspiring and motivational.

Oh Lord, may I be directed what to do and what to leave undone.
- Elizabeth Fry

Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
- Elizabeth Fry

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection,
not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time.
- Martin Luther


 

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted,
every hill and mountain shall be made low,
the rough places will be made straight
and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed
and all flesh shall see it together.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Be the chief but never the lord.
- Lao Tzu

Good humor is the health of the soul,
sadness is its poison.
- Lord Chesterfield


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O! beware, my lord, of jealousy;
It is the green-eyed monster which
doth mock the meat it feeds on.
- William Shakespeare

Lord, grant comfort, joy and health
to those I call friend,
to those I call enemy,
and to those I have cursed by my indifference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am the lord of myself, accountable to none.
- Benjamin Franklin

O Lord, help me to be pure, but not yet.
- Saint Augustine

The Lord prefers common-looking people.
That is why he makes so many of them.
- Abraham Lincoln

Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
- Thomas Jefferson
(also attributed to Benjamin Franklin and Lord Chesterfield)

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

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

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
- St Francis of Assisi

The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer;
my God, my strength, in whom I will trust.
- Psalm 18:2

This is what the Lord asks of you: only this,
to act justly, to love tenderly,
and to walk humbly with your God.
- Micah 6:8

Friendship is Love without his wings.
- Lord Byron

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace,
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
...
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned.
- attributed to St. Francis of Assisi

If you would convince others,
seem open to conviction yourself.
- Lord Chesterfield

Into the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.
- Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

'Tis strange - but true;
for truth is always strange;
Stranger than fiction.
- Lord Byron

Common looking people are the best in the world:
that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
- Abraham Lincoln

I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God,
visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children
to the third and fourth generations.
- Exodus 20:5

Prayer:
Lord God, Holy Spirit, Giver of All Light,
Bless and Keep All Those of This World.
Grant Us Your Peace, Your Light, Your Love.
Grant Us Complete Renewal of Body, Mind and Spirit -
Continual Rebirth in Newness of Life.
Let Your Light Shine Upon Us and Be Gracious to Us.
Grant to Each and Every One of Us:
Health, Comfort, Joy, Peace Within Ourselves,
Peace Within Our Families, Peace Within Our Communities,
and Peace among All those This World.
Grant That I May Be an Instrument of Thy Peace.
Grant That I May Radiate Thy Peace, Thy Light, Thy Love,
Thy Healing, Thy Comfort, Thy Joy,
to All Those Around Me and All Those in My Thoughts
This Day and Ever More. AMEN.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You may think the president is all-powerful,
but he is not.
He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord.
- Barbara Bush

Then came Peter to him, and said,
Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me,
and I forgive him? till seven times?
Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee,
Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.
- Matthew 18:21-22

People will, in a great degree,
and not without reason,
form their opinion of you upon
that which they have of your friends;
and there is a Spanish proverb
which says very justly,
"Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Lord Chesterfield

Most people enjoy the inferiority of their best friends.
- Lord Chesterfield

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

In boundless love as a Christian and as a man
I read through the passage which tells us
how the Lord at last rose in His might
and seized the scourge to drive out of the Temple
the brood of vipers and of adders.
- Adolph Hitler

I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives
as much as if we had never married at all.
- Lord Byron

Put your trust in the Lord and go ahead.
Worry gets you no place.
- Roy Acuff

Advice is seldom welcome,
and those who need it the most, like it the least.
- Lord Chesterfield

I'm trusting in the Lord and a good lawyer.
- Oliver North

Our Father and Our God, unto thee, O Lord we lift our souls.
- William Pennington

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way
so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
- Emo Philips

Brief is life but love is long.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Sweetest Lord, make me appreciative
of the dignity of my high vocation,
and its many responsibilities.
Never permit me to disgrace it by giving way
to coldness, unkindness, or impatience.
- Mother Teresa

The earth is the Lord's.
Psalm 24 basically says the earth is God's property.
We have been given the privilege and responsibility
of living on earth to see it isn't ruined.
- Allen Johnson

I believe if we introduced the Lord's Prayer here,
senators would propose a large number of amendments to it.
- Henry Wilson

I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest,
with visions to be realized, than lord among those
without dreams and desires.
- Khalil Gibran

May the Lord our God prepare us for every event,
then comes Life or Death - it is no great matter.
- Nathaniel Smith

Oh Lord, won't you buy me a Mercedes Benz.
- Janis Joplin

O Lord, deliver me from the man of excellent intention and impure heart:
for the heart is deceitful above all things,
and desperately wicked.
- T. S. Eliot

All the reasons which require the subjection of a believer
to the brethren of a particular church,
require his subjection to all his brethren in the Lord.
- Charles Hodge

In theory it may seem all right to some,
but when it comes to being made the instrument of the Lord's vengeance,
I myself don't like it.
- Robert Gould Shaw

I wanted to show that crime doesn't pay.
If you are saved and accept the Lord,
you cannot use that as an excuse to avoid punishment.
- Robert Duvall

Canada has given us John Candy and Martin Short and
Bill Shatner and Lord knows how many other wonderful performers.
- Jamie Farr

But what is after all the happiness of mere power?
There is a greater happiness possible than to be lord of heaven and earth;
that is the happiness of being truly loved.
- Lafcadio Hearn

Time is important to me because I want to sing long
enough to leave a message.
I'm used to singing in churches where nobody would
dare stop me until the Lord arrives!
- Mahalia Jackson

But let them sleep, Lord, and me mourn a space.
- John Donne

Never give up on your dream...
because you never know what the Lord can bless you with.
- Kelly Rowland

The true sovereign is not the American president nor the English king,
but the Lord of the Second Advent.
- Sun Myung Moon

Thus was the King and the Lord of glory judged by man's judgment,
when manifest in flesh: far be it from any of his ministers
to expect better treatment.
- George Whitefield

Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
- Michelangelo

I love the life I live.
The Lord blessed me to be independent.
I am independent.
- Charles Evers

True, He is infinite Majesty, but He is also infinite
Goodness and infinite Love.
There can be no greater Lord than God;
neither can there be a more ardent lover than He.
- Alphonsus Liguori

Confess your sins to the Lord and you will be forgiven;
confess them to man and you will be laughed at.
- Josh Billings

If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome;
if you believe the theologians,
nothing is innocent; if you believe the military,
nothing is safe.
- Lord Salisbury

Sing the songs of joy to the Lord, serve the Name of the Lord,
and become the servant of His servants.
- Guru Nanak

When I am in the cellar of affliction,
I look for the Lord's choicest wines.
- Samuel Rutherford

I'd like to thank the good Lord for making me a Yankee.
- Joe DiMaggio

Copy nature and you infringe on the work of our Lord.
Interpret nature and you are an artist.
- Jacques Lipchitz

The greatest desire of my heart was for the Lord to
manifest His will concerning me.
- Orson Pratt

I'm lucky.
Lord, I'm lucky.
- Carroll O'Connor

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description;
one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
- Lord Chesterfield

The Lord gave us two ends - one to sit on and the other to think with.
Success depends on which one we use the most.
- Ann Landers

The good Lord made us all out of iron.
Then he turns up the heat to forge some of us into steel.
- Marie Osmond


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