Quotation Explorer - 'Phillips Brooks'

The best advisers, helpers and friends, always are not those who tell us how to act in special cases, but who give us, out of themselves, the ardent spirit and desire to act right, and leave us then, even through many blunders, to find out what our own form of right action is - Phillips Brooks
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
Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones. - Phillips Brooks
Do not pray for easy lives.Pray to be stronger men.Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers.Pray for powers equal to your tasks.Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle, but you shall be the miracle. - Phillips Brooks
Pray the largest prayers. You cannot think a prayer so large that God, in answering it, will not wish you had made it larger. Pray not for crutches but for wings. - Phillips Brooks
If man is man and God is God, to live without prayer is not merely an awful thing: it is an infinitely foolish thing. - Phillips Brooks
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks. Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle, but you shall be the miracle. - Phillips Brooks
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