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Phillips Brooks Quotes and Sayings

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Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
- Phillips Brooks

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Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers.
Pray for power equal to your tasks.
- Phillips Brooks

Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there.
- Phillips Brooks

Christianity helps us face the music even when we don't like the tune.
- Phillips Brooks

 

The truest help we can render an afflicted man is not
to take his burden from him,
but to call out his best energy, that he may be able to bear the burden.
- Phillips Brooks

As you emphasize your life, you must localize and define it...
you cannot do everything.
- Phillips Brooks

No man or woman can be strong, gentle,
pure, and good, without the world being better for
it and without someone being helped and comforted by
the very existence of that goodness.
- Phillips Brooks

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Be such a man, and live such a life,
that if every man were such as you,
and every life a life like yours, this earth would be God's Paradise.
- Phillips Brooks

A prayer in its simplest definition is merely a wish turned Godward.
- Phillips Brooks

The feet of the humblest may walk in the field Where
the feet of the Holiest trod,
This, then, is the marvel to mortals revealed.
- Phillips Brooks

Be patient and understanding.
Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.
- Phillips Brooks

Forgive, forget.
Bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours.
- Phillips Brooks

Bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours.
- Phillips Brooks

Character may be manifested in the great moments,
but it is made in the small ones.
- Phillips Brooks

A man who lives right, and is right,
has more power in his silence than another has by his words.
- Phillips Brooks

Set yourself earnestly to see what you are made to do,
and then set yourself earnestly to do it.
- Phillips Brooks

Life comes before literature, as the material always comes before the work.
The hills are full of marble before the world blooms with statues.
- Phillips Brooks

No man has come to true greatness who has not felt
that his life belongs to his race,
and that which God gives to him, He gives him for mankind.
- Phillips Brooks

I do not pray for a lighter load, but for a stronger back.
- Phillips Brooks

Jesus Christ, the condescension of divinity,
and the exaltation of humanity.
- Phillips Brooks

The ideal life is in our blood and never will be still.
- Phillips Brooks

It does not take great men to do great things;
it only takes consecrated men.
- Phillips Brooks

Call your opinions your creed, and you will change them every week.
- Phillips Brooks

Make your creed simply and broadly out of the revelation of God,
and you will keep it to the end.
- Phillips Brooks

No one who has come to true greatness has not felt
in some degree that his life belongs to the people,
and what God has given them he gives it for mankind.
- Phillips Brooks

To say, 'well done' to any bit of good work is to take
hold of the powers which have made the effort and strengthen
them beyond our knowledge.
- Phillips Brooks

It is while you are patiently toiling at the little
tasks of life that the meaning and shape of the great
whole of life dawn on you.
- Phillips Brooks

The true way to be humble is not to stoop until you
are smaller than yourself,
but to stand at your real height against some higher
nature that will show you what the real smallness of your greatness is.
- Phillips Brooks

Sad will be the day for any man when he becomes contented
with the thoughts he is thinking and the deeds he is doing -
where there is not forever beating at the doors of
his soul some great desire to do something larger;
which he knows he was meant and made to do.
- Phillips Brooks

The earth has grown old with its burden of care,
but at Christmas it always is young,
the heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair,
and its soul full of music breaks the air,
when the song of angels is sung.
- Phillips Brooks

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle PHOTO

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous PHOTO

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile,
but sometimes your smile
can be the source of your joy.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

Joy is a choice - but it isn't an easy choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

Happiness is a choice.
- Anonymous

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

If you want to be happy, be.
- Leo Tolstoy

Simple living is the way to happy living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

The greater part of our happiness or misery
depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

The really great secret - Happiness is free.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The key to success, and to happiness,
is being fully engaged in life -
leading yourself with inspiration and committed action -
setting your own fine and honorable example.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind,
than on outward circumstances.
- Benjamin Franklin

The path to happiness is forgiveness of everyone
and gratitude for everything.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness is a choice - independent of circumstances.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness is not the absence of problems,
but the willingness to deal with them joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgiveness is the key to happiness.
- A Course In Miracles

Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light
is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you have health, you probably will be happy,
and if you have health and happiness,
you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
- Elbert Hubbard

Create happiness for others.
- Dale Carnegie

You can not find happiness by chasing after it.
Happiness comes from doing what you love to do,
and from being who you truly are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Success is getting what you want;
happiness is wanting what you get.
- Dale Carnegie

If you don't take full responsibility
for your own happiness,
who do you suppose will?
Your happiness is a one person job -
it begins and ends with you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions,
it is governed by our mental attitude.
- Dale Carnegie

Your greatest gift to others is to be happy
and to radiate your happiness to the entire world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgiving is not a gift to someone else.
Forgiving is your gift to yourself -
a great gift - the gift of happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The key to happiness is not to have what you want
but to want what you have.
- Anonymous

Consistent happiness is found through
living in a state of constant gratitude.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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