We cannot convince a man to believe any more than we can raise the dead. Such things are the work of God's Spirit. Men are brought to faith only through the supernatural working of God, and He has promised to work-not through human wisdom or intellectual expertise, but through the preaching of Christ crucified and resurrected from the dead!— Paul Washer
Interesting Dead Man quotations
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Jesus did not come into the world to make bad men good.
He came into the world to make dead men live!
That's all a man can hope for during his lifetime - to set an example - and when he is dead, to be an inspiration for history.
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
I am not Christ or a philanthropist, old lady, I am all the contrary of a Christ I fight for the things I believe in, with all the weapons at my disposal and try to leave the other man dead so that I don't get nailed to a cross or any other place.
If I speak of Vienna it must be in the past tense, as a man speaks of a woman he has loved and who is dead.
I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars, would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
If a man can bridge the gap between life and death, if he can live on after he's dead, then maybe he was a great man.
The tragedy is that we have too many dead men in the pulpits giving out too many dead sermons to too many dead people.
They told me I had been sick twelve days, lying like dead all the while, and that Whirlwind Chaser, who was Standing Bear's uncle and a medicine man, had brought me back to life.
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.
If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead.
Well, it is all over now. The battle is lost, and many of us are prisoners, many are dead, many wounded, bleeding and dying. Your Soldier lives and mourns and but for you, my darling, he would rather, a million times rather, be back there with his dead, to sleep for all time in an unknown grave.
God is dead. Let us not understand by this that he does not exist or even that he no longer exists. He is dead. He spoke to us and is silent. We no longer have anything but his cadaver. Perhaps he slipped out of the world, somewhere else like the soul of a dead man. Perhaps he was only a dream...God is dead.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
Freedom of mind is the real freedom. A person whose mind is not free though he may not be in chains, is a slave, not a free man. One whose mind is not free, though he may not be in prison, is a prisoner and not a free man. One whose mind is not free though alive, is no better than dead. Freedom of mind is the proof of one's existence.
If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive.
It's not in the draftsmanship, it's in the man.
Like I say, a tool is dead. A brush is a dead object. It's in the man. If you want to do it, you do it.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Avoid using the word 'very' because it's lazy.
A man is not very tired, he is exhausted. Don't use very sad, use morose. Language was invented for one reason boys - to woo women - and in that endeavor, laziness will not do.
You are done for - a living dead man - not when you stop loving but stop hating.
Hatred preserves: in it, in its chemistry, resides the mystery of life.
After all, how can a mere dragon expect to tell a man like yourself what to do? In fact, everyone should stand in awe of your brilliance of finding the only dead end. - Saphira
Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
Some are born to sweet delight, Some are born to endless night.
Jesus Christ is to me the outstanding personality of all time, all history, both as Son of God and as Son of Man. Everything he ever said or did has value for us today and that is something you can say of no other man, dead or alive. There is no easy middle ground to stroll upon. You either accept Jesus or reject him.
Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet.
I am the harvest of man's stupidity. I am the fruit of the holocaust. I prayed like you to survive, but look at me now. It is over for us who are dead, but you must struggle, and will carry the memories all your life. People back home will wonder why you can't forget.
A society which allows an abominable event to burgeon from its dung heap and grow on its surface is like a man who lets a fly crawl unheeded across his face or saliva dribble from his mouth -- either epileptic or dead.
The biggest difference between Jesus Christ and ethical and moral teachers who have been deified by man. Is that these moralists came to make bad people good. Jesus came to make dead people live!
When you are dead, you don't even know that you are dead. It's only pain for others. Same thing when you are stupid.
"I refuse to prove that I exist" says God, "for proof denies faith, and without faith, I am nothing." "Oh," says man, "but the Babel Fish is a dead give-away, isn't it? It proves You exist, and so therefore You don't. Q.E.D." "Oh, I hadn't thought of that," says God, who promptly vanishes in a puff of logic.
Baptism was to put a line of demarcation between your past sins when you are buried with Him by Baptism-you are burying your past sins-eradicating them-putting a line in the sand saying that old man is dead and he is no longer alive any more and I rise up to walk in the newness of life.
Immortality is the condition of a dead man who doesn't believe he is dead
If you want to test a man’s character give him power.
For my own part, I would rather be in company with a dead man than with an absent one; for if the dead man gives me no pleasure, at least he shows me no contempt; whereas the absent one, silently indeed, but very plainly, tells me that he does not think me worth his attention.
It's better to be dead, or even perfectly well, than to suffer from the wrong affliction. The man who owns up to arthritis in a beri-beri year is as lonely as a woman in a last month's dress.
What’s the difference? Fill a hundred pits with dead Northmen, congratulations, have a parade! Kill one man in the same uniform as you? A crime. A murder. Worse than despicable. Are we not all men? All blood and bone and dreams?
Words of comfort skillfully administered are the oldest therapy known to man.
Dead men tell no tales.
Freddie will have been dead for 20 years in November.
I was staggered because it doesn't seem possible that all that time has passed and I still miss him. He was my best friend, my best man. We shared so much and I owe so much to him.
Then he laughed and she laughed. And quivering with the movement of the train, the dead man seemed to laugh too.