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Elizabeth Goudge Quotes

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

All we are asked to bear we can bear.
- Elizabeth Goudge

Faith given back to us after a night of doubt is a stronger thing,
and far more valuable to us than faith that has never been tested.
- Elizabeth Goudge

Most of the basic truths of life sound absurd at first hearing.
- Elizabeth Goudge

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt


 

The greatest compliment that was ever paid me
was when one asked me what I thought,
and attended to my answer.
- Henry David Thoreau

I was married by a judge.
I should have asked for a jury.
- Groucho Marx

"We'll be Friends Forever, won't we, Pooh?" asked Piglet.
"Even longer," Pooh answered.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)


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"How do you spell 'love'?" asked Piglet.
"You don't spell it...you feel it." answered Pooh.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

One day Alice came to a fork in the road
and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree.
"Which road do I take?" she asked.
His responses was a question: "Where do you want to go?"
"I don't know," Alice answered.
"Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter."
- Lewis Carroll

My husband melted my heart the day he asked me,
"Can I participate in your wonder?"
In whose wonder do you get to participate today?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A little girl at the wedding afterwards asked her mother
why the bride changed her mind.
What do you mean? responded her mother.
Well, she went down the aisle with one man,
and came back with another.
- Anonymous

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet
and steady and loyal and enduring a nature
that it will last through a whole lifetime,
if not asked to lend money.
- Mark Twain

Nobody has ever asked the nuclear family to live
all by itself in a box the way we do.
With no relatives, no support,
we've put it in an impossible situation.
- Margaret Mead

I am regularly asked what the average Internet user
can do to ensure his security.
My first answer is usually 'Nothing;
you're screwed'.
- Bruce Scheneier

If the Almighty were to rebuild the world and asked me for advice,
I would have English Channels round every country.
And the atmosphere would be such that
anything which attempted to fly would be set on fire.
- Winston Churchill

If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house,
I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming,
the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.
- Gaston Bachelard

All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart,
will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired.
- Martin Luther

My neighbour asked if he could use my lawnmower and
I told him of course he could,
so long as he didn't take it out of my garden.
- Eric Morecambe

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

My mother asked me what I wanted for my birthday,
so I said I wanted to read poetry with her.
- Guy Johnson

Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.
- Bernard Baruch

So you think that money is the root of all evil.
Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?
- Ayn Rand

People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because
I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
- Nick Cave

Kids are always asked, What are you going to be when
you grow up? I needed an answer.
So instead of saying, a fireman, or a policeman,
I said, a reporter.
- Charles Kuralt

A lot of people have asked me how short I am.
Since my last divorce, I think I'm about $100,000 short.
- Mickey Rooney

And it wasn't until '84 when I was first asked to come
to Sweden and do an album and concert tour.
- Wanda Jackson

I went into a French restaraunt and asked the waiter,
'Have you got frog's legs?' He said,
'Yes,' so I said,
'Well hop into the kitchen and get me a cheese sandwich.'
- Tommy Cooper

Michael Jackson asked me to sign a Playboy.
I was more than happy to.
- Jessica Hahn

Speak the truth, do not yield to anger;
give,
if thou art asked for little; by these three steps
thou wilt go near the gods.
- Confucius

Clapton asked my brother to play on his record.
I thought that was the most wonderful thing in the world.
- Gregg Allman

The theme of the party was Neverland Ranch,
so guests were asked to come as anyone or anything
associated with Michael Jackson.
It was all very disturbing.
- April Winchell

I always feel attacked when I'm asked about my painting.
- Georg Baselitz

The mark of a true politician is that he is never at
a loss for words because he is always half-expecting
to be asked to make a speech.
- Richard M. Nixon

OFSTED has made large cuts in the paperwork which schools
are asked to provide and further steps to reduce the
bureaucratic burden will be introduced in September.
- Estelle Morris

When you're asked to fly a 747 you better at least
be able to fly a Piper cub.
- Edward James Olmos

This is a fault common to all singers,
that among their friends they will never sing when they are asked;
unasked,
they will never desist.
- Horace

I feel like I'm not smart enough to answer the questions I'm asked.
- Bret Easton Ellis

After we have calmly stood by and allowed monopolies to grow fat,
we should not be asked to make them bloated.
- John Griffin Carlisle

I can't think of a time that the U.S.
government asked us or instructed us not to report or air something.
- Jim Walton

I have to be asked, I guess, but I love the idea of marriage.
I think it's beautiful.
I'm such a romantic, and I always have been.
- Portia de Rossi

Somebody gave me this drum machine and somebody else
asked me to program something for a project.
I really liked programming and I was really interested
in using the drum machine.
- Ikue Mori

I was asked to come to Chicago because Chicago is one of our fifty-two states.
- Raquel Welch

I was asked to memorise what I did not understand;
and,
my memory being so good, it refused to be insulted in that manner.
- Aleister Crowley

The enemy fought with savage fury, and met death with all its horrors,
without shrinking or complaining: not one asked to be spared,
but fought as long as they could stand or sit.
- Davy Crockett

I get asked that a lot and I really don't.
- Frank Lampard

If you had asked me back in grade school what I wanted to be when I grew up,
I would have said my first choice was an actor,
but if I couldn't be that, I'd want to be a superhero.
- Vin Diesel

Father asked us what was God's noblest work.
Anna said men, but I said babies.
Men are often bad, but babies never are.
- Louisa May Alcott

It was a mutual thing.
I made a deal with them: I asked them if they did not
bring out the place card of Malachi,
I would let them have two minutes with each one of my patients.
- Norma McCorvey

And, of course, it must be asked: is it proper to transact
with the Turks for the most reassured of Greek possessions
when Greece is under Turkish invasion and subjugation?
- Melina Mercouri

CBS news anchor Dan Rather has interviewed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.
When asked what it was like to talk to a crazy man,
Saddam said, 'It's not so bad.'
- Conan O'Brien

The sacrifices of friendship were beautiful in her
eyes as long as she was not asked to make them.
- Hector Hugh Munro

Charles Laughton signed me to my first movie contract at 17.
He later asked my parents if he could adopt me.
- Maureen O'Hara

I think if you get asked to do this,
then that's called doing your homework,
and I try and do it.
- Mark Harmon

When I'm asked how to succeed in show business,
I always say I haven't the foggiest.
- Ethel Merman

I asked my daughter when she was 16,
What's the buzz on the street with the kids? She's going,
to be honest, Dad, most of my friends aren't into Kiss.
But they've all been told that it's the greatest show on Earth.
- Ace Frehley

Some people asked me if I would be interested in managing the A's.
I said a definite no thank you.
At night, that place is a graveyard with lights.
- Whitey Herzog

I asked my doctor how many more years I have left and he said,
'You're too ornery to die.'
- Jimmy Piersall

I was asked about doing a nude shoot for men's magazine GQ.
I thought it was the funniest thing I'd ever heard.
- Julie Walters

Being asked what animal you'd like to be is a trick question;
you're already an animal.
- Doug Coupland

The running across the field thing, that was the first
scene we shot in the movie.
We asked the audience to stay for the scene,
and 37,000 people stayed.
- Jimmy Fallon

I have no physical courage, I've asked for a double.
- Catherine Deneuve

I asked no odds and I give none.
A guy got in my way, I run over him.
- Enos Slaughter

Marriage is one of the most sacred human institutions.
I asked our Senators, as many South Dakotans have done,
to protect marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
- Mike Rounds

What do you do if you are asked to do a job,
first by the Prime Minister, and then by the King? How can you refuse?
- Lord Mountbatten

When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me,
"Did you sleep good?" I said "No, I made a few mistakes."
- Steven Wright

If journalists ask you again and again about the same bands,
you'll end up saying you hate them just because you're
so fed up with being asked all those stupid questions.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

Obedience of the law is demanded; not asked as a favor.
- Theodore Roosevelt

And several galleries - two had asked me and I said no,
because I didn't want to leave things on consignment.
- Beatrice Wood

Right after the tragedy, President Bush asked Americans
to get on with their lives and we did.
- Jane D. Hull

I asked a couple of months ago if anyone would like
to start picketing the gas stations.
- Ron Ziegler


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