quote by Smith Wigglesworth

Praise is God's sunlight in the heart. It destroys sin germs. It ripens the fruits of the Spirit. It is the oil of gladness that lubricates life's activities.

— Smith Wigglesworth

Interesting Lubrication quotations

Conversation, like certain portions of the anatomy, always runs more smoothly when lubricated.


Beer has long been the prime lubricant in our social intercourse and the sacred throat-anointing fluid that accompanies the ritual of mateship. To sink a few cold ones with the blokes is both an escape and a confirmation of belonging.

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A society that relies on generalized reciprocity is more efficient than a distrustful society, for the same reason that money is more efficient than barter. Trust lubricates social life. Networks of civic engagement also facilitate coordination and communication and amplify information about the trustworthiness of other individuals.

Beauty belongs to the sphere of the simple, the ordinary, whilst ugliness is something extraordinary, and there is no question but that every ardent imagination prefers in lubricity, the extraordinary to the commonplace

Trust is the lubrication that makes it possible for organizations to work.


Levity is the lubricant of a crisis. We resort to jokes, pranks and good natured kidding to relieve tension, stress and boredom.

The desire for success lubricates secret prostitution's in the soul.

The joint lubrication was not what it was when I was competing, and I decided that not having arthritis or rheumatism for the rest of my life was a lot more important to me than returning to the track.

Trust is the glue that holds an org together & the lubricant that moves it forward.

Good cheer is a great lubricant; it oils all of life's machinery.


In a culture, manners are the lubrication that ease the frictions of social contacts.

Trust is kind of this economic lubricant.

When trust is high, morale is high. ... Higher trust environments produce individuals who are happier.

Games lubricate the body and the mind.

Acting serves as the quintessential social lubricant and a device for protecting our interests and gaining advantage in every aspect of life.

A dinner lubricates business.


Creativity is connected to your passion, that light inside you that drives you.

That joy that comes when you do something you love. That small voice that tells you, 'I like this. Do this again. You are good at it. Keep going.' That is the juicy stuff that lubricates our lives and helps us feel less alone in the world.

Enthusiasm is very good lubrication for the mind.

Financial service providers act as the lubricating oil in the economy.

They link consumers who want to invest their savings for a good return with companies who want to borrow on best terms for expansion.

It was through reading that I discovered the crucial, even sacrosanct place the rituals of drinking held in the American imagination - the ingenious way alcohol seemed to lubricate everything from onerous chitchat to self-conscious sexual advances.

Old age is the lubricant of belief. When death knocks at the door, skepticism flies out the window. A serious cardiovascular fright and a person will even believe in Little Red Riding Hood.


Humor is a social lubricant that helps us get over some of the bad spots.

In effective literature, ideas emerge from matter, not the other way around.

So I squeeze the dirt for all it's worth and watch the sparks and diamonds fly. Add to this, the lubrication which music can provide, and you've got a workable literary form. Even when we reach the stars, we'll still be gazing down into the gutter.

Any substantial tax reform would involve substantial redistributions of tax burdens and substantial changes in asset values, and you need some 'lubrication' (i.e., transition rules).

Money was invented as a lubricant for the barter system, but we're way overdue for a lube and oil change.

Engineers at General Motors have developed a revolutionary new engine whose only function is to lubricate itself.


What makes a good family? Well, I suppose obviously love.

Love lubricated often I think by humor. I think a family that can laugh at each other and tease themselves and who are able to be jolly with each other I think is the key.

pretense is the oil that lubricates society.

Although I was well past my teenage troubles, our music was specifically designed to lubricate the passage from adolescence to adulthood.

The current anger at the march of turbines and pylons across the hills of Britain is not from nimbys. Government money has lubricated most backyard owners to support wind power. It comes from those who appreciate the beauty of the countryside and who question the industrial spoliation of miles of open landscape for a pitiful net gain to climate change.

Comedy deflates the sense precisely so that the underlying lubricity and malice may bubble to the surface.


For it is not possible to join serpentine wisdom with columbine innocency, except men know exactly all the conditions of the serpent: his baseness and going upon his belly, his volubility and lubricity, his envy and sting, and the rest; that is, all forms and natures of evil: for without this, virtue lieth open and unfenced.

Cheerfulness removes the rust from the mind, lubricates our inward machinery, and enables us to do our work with fewer creaks and ;groans. If people were universally cheerful, probably there wouldn't be half the quarreling or a tenth part of the wickedness

This economy doesn't work well without the lubrication of credit and trust.

Walgreens, Rite Aid, CVS and Wal-Mart have all figured out the evolution of life and they grabbed all the products that are necessary for a life. And they stuck them in one aisle and they put them in order according to how you mess up... First thing you're going to see: condoms. Next to that: lubricant. Next to that: pregnancy test. Next to that: Pampers. Next to that: formula. And at the end of the aisle they sell beer.