George MacDonald Quotes


26 George MacDonald quotes:



"God left the world unfinished for man to work his skill upon. He left the electricity still in the cloud, the oil still in the earth. How often we look upon God as our last and feeblest resource! We go to Him because we have nowhere else to go. And then we learn that the storms of life have driven us, not upon the rocks, but into the desired haven."
"Love is the opener as well as closer of eyes"
Author: MacDonald Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"Where did you get your eyes so blue? / Out of the sky as I came through."
Author: MacDonald Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation, the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given disease. The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon, but as a process with its own inner logic and wisdom."
Author: MacDonald Quotes Category: Body Quotes Scottish Novelist Quotes
"Friends, if we be honest with ourselves, we shall be honest with each other"
"Beauty and sadness always go together. Nature thought beauty too rich to go forth Upon the earth without a meet alloy."
Author: MacDonald Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"This is and has been the Father’s work from the beginning-to bring us into the home of His heart."
"People must believe what they can, and those who believe more must not be hard upon those who believe less. I doubt if you would have believed it all yourself if you hadn't seen some of it."
Author: MacDonald Quotes Category: Belief Quotes
"There are thousands willing to do great things for one willing to do a small thing"
Author: MacDonald Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Where there is no choice, we do well to make no difficulty"
Author: MacDonald Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"Age is not all decay; it is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk."
Author: MacDonald Quotes Category: Age And Aging Quotes Scottish Novelist Quotes
"If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give."
Author: MacDonald Quotes Category: Friends Or Friendship Quotes Scottish Novelist Quotes
"Doubts are the messengers of the Living One to the honest. They are the first knock at our door of things that are not yet, but have to be, understood. Doubt must precede every deeper assurance."
Author: MacDonald Quotes Category: Living Quotes
"Really what they told us today is that number 7 should be running for the next couple of years."
Author: MacDonald Quotes Category: Running Quotes
"Few delights can equal the presence of one whom we trust utterly."
"We're looking into conserving landfill space. We're looking to generate energy without relying on fossil fuel. So there's a lot of interest in using this waste stream and turning it into a beneficial product."
Author: MacDonald Quotes Category: Energy Quotes
"The best preparation for the future is the present well seen to, and the last duty done."
Author: MacDonald Quotes Category: Duty Quotes Scottish Novelist Quotes
"To have what we want is riches; but to be able to do without is power"
Author: MacDonald Quotes Category: Power Quotes
"Anything large enough for a wish to light upon, is large enough to hang a prayer upon."
Author: MacDonald Quotes Category: Prayer Quotes Scottish Novelist Quotes
"Where did you come from, baby dear? / Out of the everywhere into here."
Author: MacDonald Quotes Category: Babies Quotes



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