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I don't have any ideas; my coaches have them. I just pass the ideas on and referee the arguments.

I took a day to search for God, And found Him not. But as I trod By rocky ledge, through woods untamed, Just where one scarlet lily flamed, I saw His foot print in the sod.

If God be for us, who can be against us?

If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.

It is by what we ourselves have done, and not by what others have done for us, that we shall be remembered by after ages. It is by thought that has aroused the intellect from its slumbers, which has given luster to virtue and dignity to truth, or by those examples which have inflamed the soul with the love of goodness, and not by means of sculptured marble, that I hold communion with Shakespeare and Milton, with Johnson and Burke, with Howard and Wilberforce.

Let us not disdain glory too much; nothing is finer, except virtue. - The height of happiness would be to unite both in this life.

Like madness is the glory of this life.

Man proposes, and God disposes.

Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord: He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored: He hath loosed the fateful lightning of his terrible swift sword: His truth is marching on.

O how quickly passes away the glory of the earth.

One crowded hour of glorious life Is worth an age without a name.

Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we may fall.

Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.

Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves. - Without that, the conqueror is nought but the foist slave.

Rock of Ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself in thee.

The divine essence itself is love and wisdom.

The glory of a people, and of an age, is always the work of a small number of great men, and disappears with them.

The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament showeth his handiwork.

The paths of glory lead but to the grave.

The shortest way to glory is to be guided by conscience.


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