For those to whom much is given, much is required. It is not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up. There is no substitute for victory.— Douglas MacArthur
Superior Substitution quotations
Negligence in prayer withers the inner man.
Nothing can be a substitute for it, not even Christian work. Many are so preoccupied with work that they allow little time for prayer. Hence they cannot cast out demons. Prayer enables us first inwardly to overcome the enemy and then outwardly to deal with him.
For the essence of sin is man substituting himself for God [Gen.
3:1-7], while the essence of salvation is God substituting himself for man [2 Cor. 5:21]. Man asserts himself against God and puts himself where only God deserves to be; God sacrifices himself for man and puts himself where only man deserves to be.
To approach a city, or even a city neighborhood, as if it were a larger architectural problem, capable of being given order by converting it into a disciplined work of art, is to make the mistake of attempting to substitute art for life. The results of such profound confusion between art and life are neither life nor art. They are taxidermy.
Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.
The right of revolution is an inherent one.
When people are oppressed by their government, it is a natural right they enjoy to relieve themselves of oppression, if they are strong enough, whether by withdrawal from it, or by overthrowing it and substituting a government more acceptable.
Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
Entertainment is the devil's substitute for joy.
The more joy you have in the Lord the less entertainment you need.
There is no substitute for hard work.
Our nation is being led astray by ungodly judges, mayors and governors, who are given to change, defying the Constitution and substituting their own wicked agendas.
To be just, it is not enough to refrain from injustice.
One must go further and refuse to play its game, substituting love for self-interest as the driving force of society.
There is no substitute for hard work.
If you're looking for the easy way, if you're looking for the trick, you might get by for a while, but you will not be developing the talents that lie within you. There is simply no substitute for work.
The result of a consistent and total substitution of lies for factual truth is not that the lie will now be accepted as truth, and truth be defamed as lie, but that the sense by which we take our bearings in the real world - and the category of truth versus falsehood is among the mental means to this end - is being destroyed.
Porsche....there is no substitute
Poor human reason, when it trusts in itself, substitutes the strangest absurdities for the highest divine concepts
We think of the Christian life as a ‘changed life’ but it is not that.
What God offers us is an ‘exchanged life,’ a ‘substituted life,’ and Christ is our Substitute within.
Again, our marriage problems are not really marriage problems.
They are heart problems. They are God problems. Our lack of intimacy with God causes a void that we try to fill with the frailest of substitutes. Like wealth or pleasure. Like fame or respect. Like people. Like marriage.
When you haven't found inner meaning, you will always substitute outer performance. It's the only way to fill that void, that sense of significance - that I am significant. So almost the degree of outer performance can, in many cases, mirror the lack of inner alignment.
There's no substitute for hard work and effort beyond the call of duty.
That is what strengthens the soul and ennobles one's character.
We need more of the Office Desk and less of the Show Window in politics.
Let men in office substitute the midnight oil for the limelight.
The social pact, far from destroying natural equality, substitutes, on the contrary, a moral and lawful equality for whatever physical inequality that nature may have imposed on mankind; so that however unequal in strength and intelligence, men become equal by covenant and by right.
We have more than enough to take care of everybody on earth at this time.
If we have a shortage of anything, it's very easy for science to make a substitute material. There's no shortage of anything except brains in Washington.
Such is the grasping tendency of the human heart, that it must have a something to lay hold of - and which, if wrested away without the substitution of another something in its place, would leave a void and a vacancy as painful to the mind, as hunger is to the natural system.... The heart must have something to cling to.
Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality.
There are no shortcuts. If you feel good, you'll look good, you'll play good. Work hard every day. No matter what your strengths and weaknesses, there's no substitute for hard work.
The picture is the imitation and converted reality of the goods, in short, an indirect substitute for reality.
The way to get rid of darkness is with light;
the way to overcome cold is with heat; the way to overcome the negative thought is to substitute the good thought. Affirm the good, and the bad will vanish.
We are forever looking outside ourselves, seeking approval and striving to impress others. But living to please others is a poor substitute for self-love, for no matter how family and friends may adore us, they can never satisfy our visceral need to love and honor ourselves.
The greatest felony in the news business today is to be behind, or to miss a big story. So speed and quantity substitute for thoroughness and quality, for accuracy and context.
The ease with which barley may be substituted directly for wheat in human food and its usefulness to replace wheat milling by-products as feed in the production of the milk supply render its abundant production important.
The pacifist's task today is to find a method of helping and healing which provides a revolutionary constructive substitute for war.
There is no country in the world in which everything can be provided for by the laws, or in which political institutions can prove a substitute for common sense and public morality.
In the next ten years, one of the things you're bound to hear is that animal protein is one of the most toxic nutrients of all that can be considered. Quite simply, the more you substitute plant foods for animal foods, the healthier you are likely to be.
Bipartisanship is nice, but it cannot be a substitute for action, not having it cannot prevent us from going forward.
This is the essence of intuitive heuristics: when faced with a difficult question, we often answer an easier one instead, usually without noticing the substitution.