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My salvation was a free gift.
by Betty Cuthbert

My salvation was a free gift.
I didn't have to work for it and it's better than any
gold medal that I've ever won.
- Betty Cuthbert

Everything I did that required effort,
I opened my mouth.
Even to catch a ball, I opened my mouth.
- Betty Cuthbert

I realised from a very early age that God gave me a gift,
and that gift was to run, and I wanted to use it to the best of my ability.
- Betty Cuthbert

My favourite event was the 200m, so as I won the 100m,
I thought it was possible I'd win the 200m.
- Betty Cuthbert

 

I always felt free when I ran.
I suppose that's what was good about it.
- Betty Cuthbert

No way did I ever think I was going to win the 100m.
- Betty Cuthbert

The integral part of being a star is having the will to win.
All the champions have it.
- Betty Cuthbert

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My parents always encouraged me and I had a good home life.
We were always taught to respect things and other people.
It's so different today, because children are just
not taught the right way.
- Betty Cuthbert

You've got to stick at a thing, a particular thing,
until you succeed.I feel that's the only way to succeed -
by concentrating on something in particular.
Once you know what you've got to do you will succeed,
you will succeed.
- Betty Cuthbert

An idea is salvation by imagination.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Work out your own salvation.
Do not depend on others.
- The Buddha

Human salvation lies in the hands
of the creatively maladjusted.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We are a long time in learning that all our strength and salvation is in God.
- David Brainerd

Courage is a kind of salvation.
- Plato

I have never felt salvation in nature.
I love cities above all.
- Michelangelo

The salvation of the world is in man's suffering.
- William Faulkner

There is no salvation outside the church.
- Aurelius August

Judaism boasts of no exclusive revelation of eternal
truths that are indispensable to salvation,
of no revealed religion in the sense in which that
term is usually understood.
- Moses Mendelssohn

For even these are no less bestowed on him of pure grace,
than are righteousness and salvation themselves.
- Johann Arndt

If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children,
for the children are the makers of men.
- Maria Montessori

Work is my salvation.
It changes my moods.
- Zane Grey

It is more noble to give yourself completely to one
individual than to labor diligently for the salvation of the masses.
- Dag Hammarskjold

Ignorance has always been the weapon of tyrants;
enlightenment the salvation of the free.
- Bill Richardson

The diffusion of a universalist culture and of a pedagogy
of peace appears more than ever to be the path that
we must follow for the salvation of all nations on earth.
- Carlo Azeglio Ciampi

Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family.
She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Our salvation is in striving to achieve what we know we'll never achieve.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

Sacrifice still exists everywhere, and everywhere the
elect of each generation suffers for the salvation of the rest.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

You cannot be responsible for salvation until first
you've been responsible for sin.
- Edwin Louis Cole

Don't be an art critic.
Paint.
There lies salvation.
- Paul Cezanne

If in preaching the gospel you substitute your knowledge
of the way of salvation for confidence in the power of the gospel,
you hinder people from getting to reality.
- Oswald Chambers

There are enough churches already, but the world still needs salvation.
- Sun Myung Moon

The first step in a person's salvation is knowledge of their sin.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Vatican II declares the Church...
as necessary for salvation.
- Francis Arinze

Let us hope that good authors who are bad Christians
will find salvation through the books they write.
- Julien Green

I came all this way for a reason.
Today is the day of salvation.
Trust Jesus to save you.
Then be sincere as God knows a pretender.
- Kirk Cameron

Her pupils were at once her salvation and her despair.
They gave her the means of supporting life,
but they made life hardly worth supporting.
- P. G. Wodehouse

We will not, on the altar of money, mortgage our conscience,
mortgage our faith, mortgage our salvation.
- Peter Akinola

There is the view that poetry should improve your life.
I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
- John Ashbery

Literature has been the salvation of the damned,
literature has inspired and guided lovers,
routed despair and can perhaps in this case save the world.
- John Cheever

I'm not knocking the poor homosexual,
I'm not.
They need salvation just like anybody else.
- Jimmy Swaggart

We are to introduce our people into the life of the Church,
which is salvation, that they may grasp its meaning,
its contents and purpose, to taste and see how good the Lord is.
- Arthur Middleton

I conclude that it is a fundamental mistake to think that salvation,
justice, or virtue come through merely human institutions.
- Jeane Kirkpatrick

Welcome to the Salvation Army.
I've never been associated with an offense so nice
about giving the ball away.
- Hayden Fry

Counting is the religion of this generation it is its hope and its salvation.
- Gertrude Stein

I firmly believe that our salvation depends on the poor.
- Dorothy Day

Work is and always has been my salvation and I thank the Lord for it.
- Louisa May Alcott

There is no salvation in becoming adapted to a world which is crazy.
- Henry Miller

Out of labor's struggle in Arizona came better conditions for the workers,
who must everywhere, at all times, under advantage
and disadvantage work out their own salvation.
- Mary Harris Jones

There is no morality by instinct.
There is no social salvation in the end without taking thought;
without mastery of logic and application of logic to human experience.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould

This also is a part of the teaching of the Church,
that there are certain angels of God,
and certain good influences, which are His servants
in accomplishing the salvation of men.
- Origen

One may preach a covenant of grace more clearly than another...
But when they preach a covenant of works for salvation,
that is not truth.
- Anne Hutchinson

Always do good to others.
Be selfless.
Mentally remove everything and be free.
This is divine life.
This is the direct way to Moksha or salvation.
- Swami Sivananda

You write a book and you hope somebody will go out
and pay $24.95 for what you've just said.
I think books were my salvation.
Books saved me from being miserable.
- Amy Tan

Our honorable and worthy ancestors knew that the world was flat,
motionless, and the center of the universe.
They knew the human body could not withstand
the forces of traveling faster than 19 mph.
They knew that the way to salvation was
exorcising witches and slaying non-believers.
They knew that it was a mortal sin to marry
someone of a different skin color.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Once you fully apprehend the vacuity of a life without struggle,
you are equipped with the basic means of salvation.
- Tennessee Williams

Real music is not for wealth, not for honours or even the joys of the mind...
but as a path for realisation and salvation.
- Ali Akbar Khan

At every crisis in one's life, it is absolute salvation
to have some sympathetic friend to whom you can think
aloud without restraint or misgiving.
- Woodrow Wilson

I must assert in the most unqualified way that it is
primarily and mainly for the sake of saving the soul
that I seek the salvation of the body.
- William Booth

There is but one Church in which men find salvation,
just as outside the ark of Noah it was not possible for anyone to be saved.
- Thomas Aquinas

But when you take the Bible literally,
for what it says, you have to come back to the fact
that there is only one way of salvation;
there's only one Savior.
- Tim LaHaye

To those who do not love God, all things must work
together immediately for pain and torment,
until, by means of the tribulation, they are led to salvation at last.
- Johann Gottlieb Fichte

The greatest enemy to human souls is the self-righteous
spirit which makes men look to themselves for salvation.
- Charles Spurgeon

The salvation of the elect was as certain before His advent,
though accomplished by it, as afterwards.
- John Nelson Darby

Human salvation demands the divine disclosure of truths surpassing reason.
- Thomas Aquinas

The salvation of mankind lies only in making everything the concern of all.
- Alexander Solzehnitsyn

The gospel comprises indeed, and unfolds,
the whole mystery of man's redemption,
as far forth as it is necessary to be known for our salvation.
- Robert Boyle

To this light, then, would I recommend all,
with mine own soul, - to this sure way of salvation.
- Elias Hicks

But I'm going to focus on salvation as well as physical healing.
- Benny Hinn

Reading the epitaphs, our only salvation lies in resurrecting
the dead and burying the living.
- Paul Eldridge

But music can save your life sometimes.
It probably saved me from working in a bank or something.
That's a kind of salvation right there.
- Richard Thompson

The salvation of this human world lies nowhere else than in the human heart,
in the human power to reflect, in human meekness and human responsibility.
- Vaclav Havel


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