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  1. I do not pray for a lighter load, but for a stronger back.


  2. A man who lives right, and is right, has more power in his silence than another has by his words.


  3. No man or woman can be strong, gentle, pure, and good, without the world being better for it and without someone being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness.


  4. Happiness is the natural flower of duty.


  5. Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.


  6. Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks.


  7. Forgive, forget. Bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours.


  8. Jesus Christ, the condescension of divinity, and the exaltation of humanity.


  9. No one who has come to true greatness has not felt in some degree that his life belongs to the people, and what God has given them he gives it for mankind.


  10. A prayer in its simplest definition is merely a wish turned Godward.


  11. Call your opinions your creed, and you will change them every week.


  12. The ideal life is in our blood and never will be still.


  13. Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there.


  14. Christianity helps us face the music even when we don't like the tune.

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  15. It does not take great men to do great things; it only takes consecrated men.


  16. Self-confidence is either a petty pride in our own narrowness, or the realization of our duty and privilege as God's children.


  17. The true way to be humble is not to stoop until you are smaller than yourself, but to stand at your real height against some higher nature that will show you what the real smallness of your greatness is.


  18. The feet of the humblest may walk in the field Where the feet of the Holiest trod, This, then, is the marvel to mortals revealed.


  19. Life comes before literature, as the material always comes before the work. The hills are full of marble before the world blooms with statues.


  20. No man has come to true greatness who has not felt that his life belongs to his race, and that which God gives to him, He gives him for mankind.


  21. Set yourself earnestly to see what you are made to do, and then set yourself earnestly to do it.


  22. Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men!


  23. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks.


  24. The truest help we can render an afflicted man is not to take his burden from him, but to call out his best energy, that he may be able to bear the burden.

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  25. Call your opinions your creed, and you will change them every week. Make your creed simply and broadly out of the revelation of God, and you will keep it to the end.


  26. As you emphasize your life, you must localize and define it... you cannot do everything.


  27. Sad will be the day for any man when he becomes contented with the thoughts he is thinking and the deeds he is doing - where there is not forever beating at the doors of his soul some great desire to do something larger; which he knows he was meant and made to do.


  28. Be such a man, and live such a life, that if every man were such as you, and every life a life like yours, this earth would be God's Paradise.


  29. Dreadful will be the day when the world becomes contented, when one great universal satisfaction spreads itself over the world. Sad will be the day for every man when he becomes absolutely contented with the life that he is living, with the thoughts that he is thinking, with the deeds that he is doing, when there is not forever beating at the doors of his soul some great desire to do something larger which he knows that he was meant and made to do because he is a child of God.


  30. To say, well done to any bit of good work is to take hold of the powers which have made the effort and strengthen them beyond our knowledge.


  31. To say, 'well done' to any bit of good work is to take hold of the powers which have made the effort and strengthen them beyond our knowledge.


  32. The best advisers, helpers and friends, always are not those who tell us how to act in special cases, but who give us, out of themselves, the ardent spirit and desire to act right, and leave us then, even through many blunders, to find out what our own form of right action is.


  33. Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.


  34. Bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours.

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  35. Make your creed simply and broadly out of the revelation of God, and you will keep it to the end.


  36. The earth has grown old with its burden of care, but at Christmas it always is young, the heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair, and its soul full of music breaks the air, when the song of angels is sung.



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About Phillips Brooks

Name Phillips Brooks
About Phillips Brooks (December 13, 1835 – January 23, 1893) was an American Episcopal clergyman and author, long the Rector of Boston's Trinity Church an
Quotes 36 quotes
Nationality American
Profession Clergyman
Birthday December 13, 1835
Top topics life, made, powers, for, christianity

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