Sunday, December 26, 2010

quotes of the week #30

day after Christmas & last day of the weekend... quotes of the week #30

#1 quote of the week:
“One always picks up a bit of whatever it is that one opposes simply by virtue of wrestling with it.” – old axiom of folk wisdom (via Phyllis Tickle in The Great Emergence)

"We cannot change the cards we are dealt; just how we play the hand." - Randy Pausch in The Last Lecture

“Innovation is born out of limitation.” – Craig Groeschel, pastor & author

“The day that we as a staff stop being bothered by the lostness of people is the day we need to go find something else to do for a living.” – Chris Brown, my pastor

“The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have.” – Mike Foster, leader and author

“Never put problem-solving before decision-making. Decide WHAT God wants you to do & WHY, then later God will show you HOW.” – Rick Warren, pastor and author

“If you are not actively asking others how you can grow and develop as a leader and person, you're probably not growing.” – Carey Nieuwhof, pastor in Canada, eh?

“What does the color of one’s skin tell us that is of any significance about a person? Nothing, of course, absolutely nothing. It does not say whether the person is warmhearted or kind, clever and witty, or whether that person is good.” – Desmond Tutu, archbishop of Rwanda

“We do not need guns and bombs to bring peace. We need love and compassion.” – Mother Teresa

"Your success as a leader is determined by your successor. So spend time growing people who will succeed you." – Howard Hendricks, prof & author

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