Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery.
Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love.
True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself.
God doesn't seek for golden vessels, and does not ask for silver ones, but He must have clean ones.
Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.
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Obedience is the fruit of faith.
I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life.
Nothing happens by accident. God is preparing you for great things.
Where there is devotional music, God is always at hand with His gracious presence.
I delight in men over seventy. They always offer one the devotion of a lifetime.
The condition of an enlightened mind is a surrendered heart.
I will place no value on anything I have or may possess except in relation to the kingdom of Christ.
Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless who know love's tragedies.
The heart can think of no devotion Greater than being shore to the ocean- Holding the curve of one position, Counting an endless repetition.
People think I'm disciplined. It is not discipline. It is devotion. There is a great difference.
My true friends have always given me that supreme proof of devotion, a spontaneous aversion for the man I loved.
Indeed, learning to write may be part of learning to read.
For all I know, writing comes out of a superior devotion to reading.
The concentration and dedication- the intangibles are the deciding factors between who won and who lost.
The number, the industry, and the morality of the priesthood, and the devotion of the people have been manifestly increased by the total separation of the church from the state.
Whoever benefits his enemy with straightforward intention that man's enemies will soon fold their hands in devotion.
There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman.
It is a thing no married man knows anything about.
We should be seeking the approval of God, not the approval of people.
I'm a very hard-line, angry atheist. Yet I am fascinated by the concept of devotion.
Even when I'm dead, I'll swim through the Earth, like a mermaid of the soil, just to be next to your bones.
Nothing earthly will make me give up my work in despair.
By the grace of God, I'll be that man.
You will not be carried to Heaven lying at ease upon a feather bed.
Matrimonial devotion doesn't seem to suit her notion.
God helps those who help those in need.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring this endeavor will light our bounty and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
It is a great deal easier to do that which God gives us to do, no matter how hard it is, than to face the responsibilities of not doing it.
The winning team has a dedication. It will have a core of veteran players who set the standards. They will not accept defeat.
It is an exciting time where the only limits you have are the size of your ideas and the degree of your dedication
Whatever I am offered in devotion with a pure heart -- a leaf, a flower, fruit, or water -- I accept with joy.
A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all.
Circumspection and devotion are a contradiction in terms.
Life is a seducer, it seeks to get our attention and devotion.
The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute.
With devotion's visage and pious action we do sugar o'er the devil himself.
The sight of nature fascinates, the family tie has a sweet enchantment and patriotism gives the religious spirit a fiery devotion to the powers that it reveres.
The Second Day of July 1776, will be the most memorable Epocha, in the History of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the Day of Deliverance by solemn Acts of Devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be solemnized with Pomp and Parade, with Shews, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other from this Time forward forever more.
That we may live to see England once more possess a free Monarchy and a privileged and prosperous People, is my Prayer; that these great consequences can only be brought about by the energy and devotion of our Youth is my persuasion. We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be no longer synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions; and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.
I like people in the cities, in the States and in the Nation to ask themselves now and then: What can I do for my city? not How much can I get out of my city? I like people to speak now and then in the same devotion to State and Nation, because, after all, my countrymen, whenever a man contributes to the betterment of his community, whenever he contributes to the enlarged influence of his State, whenever he contributes to the greater glory of the Republic and makes it a better place in which to live and in which to invite men to participate and aspire, he contributes to himself as he contributes to the welfare of his fellow men.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve itand the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
I have loved but one flag and I can not share that devotion and give affection to the mongrel banner invented for a league.
Gallantry to women -- the sure road to their favor -- is nothing but the appearance of extreme devotion to all their wants and wishes, a delight in their satisfaction, and a confidence in yourself as being able to contribute toward it.
You can buy a person's time; you can buy their physical presence at a given place; you can even buy a measured number of their skilled muscular motions per hour. But you can not buy enthusiasm... you can not buy loyalty. You can not buy the devotion of hearts, minds, or souls. You must earn these.
A successful lie cannot be brought into this world and capriciously abandoned;
like any committed relationship, it must be maintained, and with far more devotion than the truth, which carries on being carelessly true without any help.
Your powers are dead or dedicated. If they are dedicated, they are alive with God and tingle with surprising power. If they are saved up, taken care of for their own ends, they are dead.
After the cheers have died down and the stadium is empty, after the headlines have been written and after you are back in the quiet of your room and the championship ring has been placed on the dresser and all the pomp and fanfare has faded, the enduring things that are left are: the dedication to excellence, the dedication to victory, and the dedication to doing with our lives the very best we can to make the world a better place in which to live.
In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport.
You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept destructive criticism. Without 100 percent dedication, you won't be able to do this.
I find no quality so easy for a man to counterfeit as devotion, though his life and manner are not conformable to it; the essence of it is abstruse and occult, but the appearances easy and showy.
The world has yet to see what God will do with a man who is fully and wholly consecrated to the Holy Spirit.
He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog.
You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion.
For a mother the project of raising a boy is the most fulfilling project she can hope for. She can watch him, as a child, play the games she was not allowed to play; she can invest in him her ideas, aspirations, ambitions, and values -- or whatever she has left of them; she can watch her son, who came from her flesh and whose life was sustained by her work and devotion, embody her in the world. So while the project of raising a boy is fraught with ambivalence and leads inevitably to bitterness, it is the only project that allows a woman to be -- to be through her son, to live through her son.
A Republican by principle and devotion, I will, until my death, oppose all Royalists and all enemies of my Government and the Republic.
The eyes see what the heart loves. If the heart loves God and is single in this devotion, then the eyes will see God whether others see Him or not.