"Other evils there are that may come; for Sauron is himself but a servant or emissary. Yet it is not our part to master all the tides of the world, but to do what is in us for the succour of those years wherein we are set, uprooting the evil in the fields that we know, so that those who live after may have clean earth to till. What weather they shall have is not ours to rule."
~J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring
"A real man tries to do something he thinks he cannot do."
Finally brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable - if ANYTHING is excellent or praiseworthy - fix your mind upon such things.
~Philippians 4:8-9 (NLT)
"You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take."
"Learn to expect the unexpected, beyond all that you ask or think."
~Andrew Murray, Streams in the Desert
"Courage is not the absence of fear but Action in spite of fear...Courage is proceeding in spite of fear because you believe it is the right thing to do."
"Every experience of beauty points to eternity."
~Hans Urs Van Balthasar
Thursday, September 27, 2007
Just Some Quotes...
Before I jet off to NYC by myself (cannot believe the twists and turns of this adventure so far...), I thought I would post a couple of quotes that I love: