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Joseph Barber Lightfoot Quotes and Sayings

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Plant thy foot firmly in the prints which His foot has made before thee.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

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God did not give you the spirit of cowardice.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

God is the last link of the chain, but He is the first also.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Try to help others.
Consult their weaknesses, relieve their maladies;
strive to raise them up,
and by so doing you will most effectually raise yourself up also.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

 

There is no persuasiveness more effectual than the
transparency of a single heart,
of a sincere life.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

The tillage of the soil occupies the vast majority
of those who work for their own bread.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Words contract a significance which clings to them
long after the condition of things to which they owe it has passed away.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

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So then put away, relentlessly away,
all thought of the results.
You cannot control them.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Eternal truth, eternal righteousness,
eternal love; these only can triumph,
for these only can endure.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

This is God's work.
Therefore it must be triumphant.
There is no place for misgiving or despondency.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Not only must the message be correctly delivered,
but the messenger himself must be such as to recommend it to acceptance.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

The success and the failure are not my concern,
but His.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

It is strange to reflect how much energy is thrown
away in attempting to know the unknowable.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

The Church in England is the Church of England.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

If you are apostles at all, you are apostles,
not of men, nor by man.
Your sufficiency is of God.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Yes, God is the end of your work, but He is the beginning also.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

We do not realise that we are children of eternity.
If we did, then success would be no success,
and failure would be no failure to us.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Absolve me, teach me, purify me, strengthen me:
take me to Thyself,
that I may be Thine and Thine only.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

I will not be discouraged by failure;
I will not be elated by success.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

But there is another danger besetting your path.
I mean the error of regarding your own capacities instead of your work,
of putting self-consciousness in place of God.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

God helping me, I will help my brothers and sisters in Christ,
because they are my brothers and sisters.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

The future is hidden by a dark impenetrable veil,
and yet we struggle to pierce through it.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

So then, when I speak to you, I speak to myself.
If I seem to warn or to rebuke you, it is not so much you,
as myself, to whom the warning or the rebuke is addressed.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

This fear of the Lord is indeed the beginning of wisdom.
This consciousness of sin is the straight pathway to heaven.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

You will bear a commission from God,
for you have received a call from God.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

God gave you not a spirit of faithlessness,
not a spirit of despair.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

To make your people understand what righteousness is,
this must be the basis of all your teaching.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Yes, forget your weakness, whatever that weakness may be.
It is egotism, it is selfishness after.
all, for it is a dwelling on self.
Forget your weakness; and remember your strength.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

There will be no misgiving, no shrinking back,
no calculation of overpowering odds,
no terror of possible consequences,
if you frankly accept the gift which God offers you to-morrow.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

But on the other hand, while disclaiming any change in my opinions,
I desire equally to disclaim the representations of
those opinions which have been put forward in some quarters.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson PHOTO

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap,
but by the seeds that you plant.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

What is a weed? A plant whose virtues
have never been discovered.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Call a plant beautiful, and it becomes a flower.
Call it ugly, and it becomes a weed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What you plant now, you will harvest later.
- Og Mandino

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant.
You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard
or just think it's going to get on by itself.
You've got to keep watering it.
You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
- John Lennon

True friendship is a plant of slow growth.
- George Washington

Plant trees for your great-grandchildren -
for future generations.
Create the legacy of a better world.
Leave this world a better place than you found it.
Literally planting trees for
your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea,
but far more important...
use this symbolism - this imagery -
to represent the kind of legacy
you want to leave to future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True friendship is a plant of slow growth,
and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity
before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

If you plan for a year, plant a seed.
If for ten years, plant a tree.
If for a hundred years, teach the people.
When you sow a seed once, you will reap a single harvest.
When you teach the people, you will reap a hundred harvests.
- Kuan Chung

The physician can bury his mistakes,
but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines -
so they should go as far as possible from home
to build their first buildings.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers,
but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.
The curriculum is so much necessary raw material,
but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant
and for the soul of the child.
- Carl Jung

A doctor can bury his mistakes
but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

It's humbling to think that all animals,
including human beings,
are parasites of the plant world.
- Isaac Asimov

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more
roses we must plant more trees.
- George Eliot

You can plant a dream.
- Anne Campbell

If a tree dies, plant another in its place.
- Carolus Linnaeus

I loved to get all dusty and ride horses and plant potatoes and cotton.
- Dorothy Malone

I see humanity now as one vast plant,
needing for its highest fulfillment only love,
the natural blessings of the great outdoors,
and intelligent crossing and selection.
- Luther Burbank

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers,
so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous.
Bricks to all greenhouses!
Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!
- Edward Abbey

The only thing that ultimately matters is to eat an ice-cream cone,
play a slide trombone, plant a small tree,
good God, now you're free.
- Ray Manzarek

Plant and your spouse plants with you;
weed and you weed alone.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden.
- Orson Scott Card

The secret of improved plant breeding,
apart from scientific knowledge, is love.
- Luther Burbank

Always do your best.
What you plant now, you will harvest later.
- Og Mandino

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival
skill except for learning how to grow in rows.
- Doug Larson

Judge each day not by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it,
then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

I am sure that if you plant the trees back again,
it will do nothing but good.
- Michael Fish

I plant a lot of trees.
I am a great believer in planting things for future generations.
I loathe the now culture where you just live for today.
- Penelope Keith

We're not that far from being able to plant images,
memories, and emotional states directly into the brain.
- Douglas Trumbull

I have learned how to plant coastal hay,
fertilize and bale it.
- Janine Turner

The plants which stand next to dwarf trees in importance
with the Chinese are certainly chrysanthemums,
which they manage extremely well, perhaps better than they do any other plant.
- Robert Fortune

Bamboo is not a weed, it's a flowering plant.
Bamboo is a magnificent plant.
- Steve Lacy

I have friends who have a CD mastering plant in Hollywood
and they are very sceptical about European record labels'
understanding of digital technology.
- Gavin Bryars

A man doesn't plant a tree for himself.
He plants it for posterity.
- Alexander Smith

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces,
I would still plant my apple tree.
- Martin Luther

Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope,
even the ruins to which it clings.
- Gustave Flaubert

I think that one's art is a growth inside one.
I do not think one can explain growth.
It is silent and subtle.
One does not keep digging up a plant to see how it grows.
- Emily Carr

The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.
- Sophocles


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