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Aimee Semple McPherson Quotes and Sayings

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What is my task? First of all, my task is to be pleasing to Christ.
To be empty of self and be filled with Himself.
To be filled with the Holy Spirit; to be led by the Holy Spirit.
- Aimee Semple McPherson

Your task is not to seek for love,
but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself
that you have built against it.
- Rumi

If you believe that a task will be difficult, it will be -
and you will have suffered with worry beforehand.
Approach life with joy and optimism.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The price of success is hard work,
dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose,
we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi

 

Ask why this task is on your to-do list.
Consider discarding those items to which
you are not truly committed.
For the tasks which do speak
to the longings of your own heart,
begin now, today, this moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I know, to banish anger altogether
from one's breast is a difficult task.
It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort.
It can be done only by God's grace.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I long to accomplish a great and noble task,
but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks
as if they were great and noble.
- Helen Keller

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Once you have mastered time,
you will understand how true it is that
most people overestimate what
they can accomplish in a year -
and underestimate what
they can achieve in a decade!
- Tony Robbins

I offer my body, my mind
and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O Infinite Creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose
to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work,
and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered
to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Our task must be to free ourselves by widening
our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures
and the whole of nature and its beauty.
- Albert Einstein

To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years.
To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.
- Winston Churchill

Man's task is to become conscious of the contents
that press upward from the unconscious.
- Carl Jung

The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.
- Theodor Adorno

The task of the leader is to get his people from where
they are to where they have not been.
- Henry A. Kissinger

Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from
the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the
achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
- Theodore Isaac Rubin

Congress will pass a law restricting public comment
on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum
of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line.
- Andy Grove

Most people consider the course of events as natural and inevitable.
They little know what radical change are possible through prayer.
Every morning I offer my body, my mind and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O infinite creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work, and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Architecture arouses sentiments in man.
The architect's task therefore, is to make those sentiments more precise.
- Adolf Loos

I will never work merely to make a reputation for myself,
to be popular for appearances rather than for what I am.
My task is to lead my country through service.
- King Hussein I

Always render more and better service than is expected of you,
no matter what your task may be.
- Og Mandino

The elementary school must assume as its sublime and
most solemn responsibility the task of teaching every child in it to read.
Any school that does not accomplish this has failed.
- William Bennett

Tragically, the White House Task Force on Disadvantaged
Youth reported that one-quarter of our young people
are at serious risk of not achieving productive adulthood.
- Ruben Hinojosa

Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself,
to become what he potentially is.
The most important product of his effort is his own personality.
- Erich Fromm

No one would choose to be jerked randomly off task
again and again until you have half a dozen things
you're trying to get done,
all at the same time.
- Marilyn vos Savant

My task is becoming more and more delicate,
while the difficulties increase constantly.
- Jean Moulin

Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.
- William James

My major task was to keep us solvent.
- Cheryl Crawford

We got orders to strike the Marshall and Gilbert Islands.
We had a task force with the Enterprise.
We had two or three cruisers and probably eight or 10 destroyers.
- Barney Ross

It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day,
the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again,
to retrace one's steps to the upper air -
there's the rub,
the task.
- Virgil

The task we must set for ourselves is not to feel secure,
but to be able to tolerate insecurity.
- Erich Fromm

I resolved to stop accumulating and begin the infinitely
more serious and difficult task of wise distribution.
- Andrew Carnegie

It may be that when the angels go about their task praising God,
they play only Bach.
I am sure, however, that when they are together en
famille they play Mozart.
- Karl Barth

The fact that our task is exactly commensurate with
our life gives it the appearance of being infinite.
- Franz Kafka

The translator's task is to create, in his or her own language,
the same tensions appearing in the original.
That's hard!
- Manuel Puig

A person experiences life as
something separated from the rest -
a kind of optical delusion of consciousness.
Our task must be to free ourselves
from this self-imposed prison,
and through compassion,
to find the reality of Oneness.
- Albert Einstein

Our task was doing maintenance and repairs to keep
the station in a good state for the return of the shuttle
flights and resumption of major ISS construction.
- Leroy Chiao

Do the best you can in every task, no matter how unimportant it may seem at the time.
No one learns more about a problem than the person at the bottom.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

I have now taken a serious task upon myself and I fear
a greater one that is in the power of any man to perform
in the given time-but it is too late to go back.
- Eli Whitney

Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools.
The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.
- Haim G. Ginott

My books were always full of ink blots,
always stained and covered with smeared sketches and pictures,
which one draws idly when his attention wanders from his task.
- Pierre Loti

To conclude that women are unfitted to the task of
our historic society seems to me the equivalent of
closing male eyes to female facts.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Experts say you can't concentrate on more than one task at a time.
- Marilyn vos Savant

I'm lazy but generally task oriented so having a hoop
to jump through means eventually I'll make the effort.
- Thomas Lynch

The Secretary of Defense is not a super General or Admiral.
His task is to exercise civilian control over the Department
for the Commander-in-Chief and the country.
- Donald Rumsfeld

I've appointed a task force to take a fresh look at
the color-code system and whether we should retain it,
change it or scrap it.
- Janet Napolitano

The true object of all human life is play.
Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The responsibility of commanding the invasion fell to me,
and the task was assigned to my Army Group.
- Gerd von Rundstedt

We work n the dark - we do what we can -
we give what we have.
Our doubt is our passion and our passion is our task.
The rest is the madness of art.
- Henry James

But I can say that life is good to me.
Has been and is good.
So I think my task is to be good to it.
So how do you be good to life? You live it.
- Morgan Freeman

It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which,
more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.
- William James

Wake the power within thee slumbering,
trim the plot that's in thy keeping,
thou wilt bless the task when reaping sweet labour's prize.
- John Stuart Blackie

If you do not feel yourself growing in your work and
your life broadening and deepening,
if your task is not a perpetual tonic to you,
you have not found your place.
- Orison Swett Marden

To aid life, leaving it free, however,
that is the basic task of the educator.
- Maria Montessori

One cannot with impunity try to transfer this task
entirely to mechanical assistants if one wishes to figure something,
even though the final result is often small indeed.
- Max Webber

Many people feel they must multi-task because everybody else is multitasking,
but this is partly because they are all interrupting each other so much.
- Marilyn vos Savant

To maintain one's individuality, integrity,
and true personality in the theatre is a big task.
- Cyril Cusack

What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in.
- David Lloyd George

The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity,
but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.
- John Buchan

Being a woman is a terribly difficult task,
since it consists principally in dealing with men.
- Joseph Conrad

I would love to expose multiple younger generations to Frank's music.
It's not an easy task because It's not ever going to
be plastered all over the radio for the masses.
- Dweezil Zappa

Still, whether we like it or not, the task of speeding
up the decrease of the human population becomes increasingly urgent.
- Havelock Ellis

But with nonfiction, the task is very straightforward:
Do the research,
tell the story.
- Laura Hillenbrand

A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning,
as if supported by the rays of the sun,
a bird settled on the fire escape,
joy in the task of coffee,
joy accompanied me as I walked.
- Anais Nin

The first task in teaching is to bring to consciousness
what the students already believe by virtue of their
personal experiences about themselves and society.
- Paul Wellstone

As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good
friends or ardent enemies,
for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
- Diogenes

We have only one task, to stand firm and carry on the
racial struggle without mercy.
- Heinrich Himmler

I realize that much will be asked of me,
yet I am resolved to accept it as a great and splendid task.
- Beatrix, Queen of the Netherlands

Having once decided to achieve a certain task,
achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste.
The gain in self confidence of having accomplished
a tiresome labor is immense.
- Arthur Helps

As a co-chair of the State's 2010 Olympics Task Force,
I am working to make sure our border crossings are
ready to handle the risks and benefits the Games will bring.
- Rick Larsen

Put the uncommon effort into the common task...
make it large by doing it in a great way.
- Orison Swett Marden

You know, sometimes I get moments of inspiration when
I'm writing something and then the task seems so daunting
that it just kind of scares me away.
- Adam Pascal


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