Quotes for Today Inspired by Egypt

Quotes for Today Inspired by Egypt


I can’t help but note that before a worldwide 24 hour prayer watch for Egypt was over, a radical breakthrough occurred. The miscellaneous smorgasbord of quotes below came to mind as I thought about what we are seeing come to pass there. Let us celebrate, thank God, keep praying!

Inspirational quotes about peace

“It isn’t enough to talk about peace. You must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. You must work for it.” Eleanor Roosevelt

“There are things for which an uncompromising stand is worthwhile.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“Consider that people are like tea bags. They don’t know their own strength until they get into hot water.” Dan McKinnon

“Where there is no strife there is decay: The mixture which is not shaken decomposes.” Heraclitus

“Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now.” Johann Von Goethe

“Courage is fear that has said its prayers.” Dorothy Bernard

“To put the world in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must cultivate our personal life; and to cultivate our personal life, we must first set our hearts right.” Confucius

“If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.” Lilla Watson, Aboriginal elder, educator, and activist

“I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy.” Madame Marie Curie

“Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.” Orison Swett Marden

“The man who moved a mountain was the one who began carrying away small stones.” Chinese Proverb

“No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come.” Victor Hugo

“A little rebellion now and then is a good thing.” Thomas Jefferson

“A different world cannot be built by indifferent people.” Rev. Peter Marshall (Chaplain of the US Senate 1947-1949)

“Progress is a law of God.” Mary Baker Eddy


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