But in the end one needs more courage to live than to kill himself.
You never really know what's coming. A small wave, or maybe a big one. All you can really do is hope that when it comes, you can surf over it, instead of drown in its monstrosity.
Tough times don't last, tough people do, remember?
Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny. It's the only one. It's based on thousands of years of human experience. There is nothing narrow about the conservative philosophy. It's a liberating philosophy. It is a magnificent philosophy. It is a philosophy for the ages, for all times.
When you mature in your relationship with God you realize how suffering and patience are like eating your spiritual vegetables.
The years stretched before her, a long and dusty way, yet if she could walk humbly along it she might find that life, unfolding slowly, keeps its best secrets till the end.
Your circumstance is common , so seek the comfort of faithful endurance.
Really, there was only one sensible thing to do. Stay the course. Pray it through, day by day, minute by minute. The Lord had an answer and it would surely come. (p. 203)
Enduring faith is a firm foundation.
Surely our greatest and most long-lasting relationship is with ourselves.
Passion is momentary; love is enduring.
The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue.
Substance is enduring, form is ephemeral.