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Phillips Brooks Quotes

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there.

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

Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men!

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

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

Happiness is the natural flower of duty.

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

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

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.

Jesus Christ, the condescension of divinity, and the exaltation of humanity.

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

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