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"We die daily. Happy those who daily come to life as well." George MacDonald
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"Few delights can equal the presence of one whom we trust utterly." George MacDonald
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"Most of the Psalms were born in a wilderness. Most of the Epistles were written in a prison. The greatest thoughts of the greatest thinkers have all passed through the fire. The greatest poets have “learned in suffering what they taught in song.” In bonds Bunyan lived the allegory that he afterwards wrote, and we may thank Bedford Jail for the Pilgrim's Progress. Take comfort, afflicted Christian! When God is about to make pre-eminent use of a person, He puts them in the fire." George MacDonald
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"This is and has been the Father’s work from the beginning-to bring us into the home of His heart." George MacDonald
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"Where did you come from, baby dear? / Out of the everywhere into here." George MacDonald
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"To be trusted is a greater complement than to be loved" George MacDonald
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"To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved." George MacDonald
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"It is our best work that God wants, not the dregs of our exhaustion. I think he must prefer quality to quantity." George MacDonald
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"To have what we want is riches; but to be able to do without is power." George MacDonald
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"Man finds it hard to get what he wants, because he does not want the best; God finds it hard to give, because He would give the best, and man will not take it." George MacDonald
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"It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen." George MacDonald
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"How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset." George MacDonald
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"I find that doing of the will of God leaves me no time for disputing about His plans." George MacDonald
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"This is and has been the Fathers work from the beginning-to bring us into the home of His heart." George MacDonald
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"The principal part of faith is patience." George MacDonald
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"Existence was given us for action. Our worth is determined by the good deed we do, rather than by the fine emotions we feel," George MacDonald
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"Attitudes are more important than facts." George MacDonald
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"Division has done more to hide Christ from the view of men than all infidelity that has ever been spoken" George MacDonald
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"The two pillars of 'political correctness' are: a) willful ignorance b) a steadfast refusal to face the truth" George MacDonald
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"Where there is no choice, we do well to make no difficulty." George MacDonald
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"There are thousands willing to do great things for one willing to do a small thing." George MacDonald
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