A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.— Abraham Joshua Heschel
Blissful Tests Of Love quotations
A good test of a relationship is how a person responds to the word 'no.
' Love respects 'no,' control does not.
It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults.
So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.
If you want to know what's Real, of love, of life, of loyalty, put it through the greatest test: Time.
A test of your love for God is to examine your love for others.
The acid test of our love for God is obedience to His Word.
The greatest ability is dependability. The test of your character is what it takes to stop you. Trust God as if it all depends upon Him, and work as if it all depends upon you.
I loved tests because it was another form of competing, a healthy competition.
The test of love is in how one relates not to saints and scholars but to rascals.
This is what I know about love, That it is tested every day, and what is not renewed is lost. One chooses either to care more or to care less. Once the choice is to care less, then there is no stopping the momentum of goodbye. Each loved thing slips away. There is no stopping it.
Do we eagerly long for the coming of Christ? Or do we want him to wait while our love affair with the world runs its course? That is the question that tests the authenticity of faith.
As our world becomes smaller, through a growing common culture, the true test of community will be our tolerance for our most profound differences and love for the most challenging among us.
Life has many ways of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once.
I have been tested. My faith has been tested. I have battled breast cancer. I have buried a child. Through it all, the love of my family and my personal relationship with Jesus Christ has seen me through. And on this journey my family and my faith will see me through as well. I will not falter, and I will not shrink from this fight.
This is perhaps the greatest moral challenge Jesus left us: We all do pretty well in love when the persons we are loving are warm and gracious, but can we be gracious and mellow in the face of bitterness, jealousy, hatred, withdrawal? That's the litmus test of love.
Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society.
If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
As I look back over fifty years of ministry, I recall innumerable tests, trials and times of crushing pain. But through it all, the Lord has proven faithful, loving, and totally true to all his promises.
The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves.
As to the aridity you are suffering from, it seems to me our Lord is treating you like someone He considers strong: He wants to test you and see if you love Him as much at times of aridity as when He sends you consolations. I think this is a very great favor for God to show you.
The test of a preacher is that his congregation goes away saying, not "What a lovely sermon!" but "I will do something."
Animals are not brethren, they are not underlings;
they are other nations, caught with ourselves in the net of life and time.
There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute, which goes directly to the heart of him who has had frequent occasion to test the paltry friendship and gossamer fidelity of mere Man.
To give space when what one most yearns for is closeness, that is both the great test and great tragedy of love.
The truth I do not stretch or shove When I state the dog is full of love.
I've also proved, by actual test, A wet dog is the lovingest.
Love is from the infinite, and will remain until eternity.
The seeker of love escapes the chains of birth and death. Tomorrow, when resurrection comes, The heart that is not in love will fail the test.
The test of love is that it gives even when there is no expectation of a return.
I like the idea of love standing the test of time and circumstances.
Test of the poet is knowledge of love, For Eros is older than Saturn or Jove;
Never was poet, of late or of yore, Who was not tremulous with love-lore.
Love and pain are not the same. But sometimes it feels like they should be. Love is put to test everyday. Pain is not. Yet the two of them are inseparable because true love cannot bear separation.
John was in constant need of proof of love and security and he was constantly testing people for that proof.
Before a dream is realized the soul of the world tests everything that was learned along the way.
It is easy to do things for our own families and loved ones, but to give of our substance for the stranger who is in need is the real test of our charity and love for our fellowmen.
So often we think that Allah only tests us with hardships, but this isn't true.
Allah also tests with ease. He tests us with na`im (blessings) and with the things we love, and it is often in these tests that so many of us fail. We fail because when Allah gives us these blessings, we unwittingly turn them into false idols in the heart.
The real test of love is when a person—including you—can know your weaknesses, your stupidities and your smallnesses, and still love you.
My precious child, I love you and will never leave you Never, ever, during your trials and testings. When you saw only one set of footprints, It was then that I carried you.
Love without trust does not exist. Love is a strength of trust. Trust is the test of love. When you love, you trust each other. When you don't, you don't. Don't camouflage the word "love" and not trust each other.