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Quote of the Day Archive

“ When Jesus had finished saying all these things, he said to his disciples, 'As you know, the Passover is two days away—and the Son of Man will be handed over to be crucified.'  ”

 

- Matthew 26:10 & 12, New International Version   

In Remembrance of Holy Week (Passion Week)


“ At the cross, we find healing, we find peace, we find Jesus, we find all that we ever need.  ”

 

-Jacquelyn "Jaci" Velasquez, Singer and Actress   

In Remembrance of Holy Week (Passion Week)


“ The God who created, names and numbers the stars in the heavens also numbers the hairs of my head... What matters to me matters to Him, and that changes my life.  ”

 

-Elisabeth Elliot (1926-2015),  Author, Speaker, and Missionary   


“ God's definition of what matters is pretty straightforward. He measures our lives by how we love. ”

 

-Francis Chan, Pastor, Educator, and Author   


“ I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back. ”

 

- Maya Angelou (1928-2014), Author, Orator, and Activist  


“ The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight. ”

 

- Proverbs 9:10, English Standard Version  


“ Life is ten percent what happens to me and ninety percent of how I react to it. ”

 

- Charles "Chuck" Swindoll Pastor, Educator, Radio Host  


“ Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still. ”

 

- Chinese Proverb  


“ Contrary to cultural messages, our value isn't determined by our ethnicity, race or gender; nor by our age, ability or location.”

 

- Carrie Gordon Earll, Vice President of Government & Public Policy at Focus on the Family  


“ I think it is incumbent on all human beings to oppose injustice in every form. ”

 

- Hugh Masekela (4 April 1939 – 2018), Father of South African Jazz  

In honor of Hugh Masekela's 80th Birthday


“ Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart.”

 

- Ancient Indian Proverb  


“ It is through weakness and vulnerability that most of us learn empathy and compassion and discover our soul.”

 

- Desmond Tutu, Cleric, Theologian, and Nobel Peace Prize-winning Activist   


“ God proved His love on the cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, ’I love you.’”

 

- Reverend Billy Graham (1918-2018), Evangelist, and Author  


“ The success of every woman should be the inspiration to another. We should raise each other up. Make sure you’re very courageous: be strong, be extremely kind, and above all be humble.”

 

- Serena Williams, U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist (Tennis)  

In honor of Women's History Month (March)


“ Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.”

 

- Madame Marie Curie (1867-1934), Nobel Prize Winning Physicist and Chemist  

In honor of Women's History Month (March)


“ Every moment is an organizing opportunity, every person a potential activist, every minute a chance to change the world.”

 

- Dolores Huerta, American Labor Leader, and Activist   

In honor of Women's History Month (March)


“ To me, success means effectiveness in the world, that I am able to carry my ideas and values into the world - that I am able to change it in positive ways.”

 

- Maxine Hong Kingston, Author, and Educator   

In honor of Women's History Month (March)


“ Don't ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.”

 

- Michelle Obama, Author, Activist, and Former First Lady of the United States  

In honor of Women's History Month (March) 


“ Each day is different, and you get up, put one foot in front of the other, and go, and love; just love.”

 

- Nancy Reagan (1921-2016), Actress and Former First Lady of the United States  

In honor of Women's History Month (March)


“Nothing is more impressive than a woman who is secure in the unique way God made her.”

 

- Rhonda Kulczyk, Author   

In honor of Women's History Month (March)


“I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.”

 

- Mother Teresa (1910 -1997), Nun and Missionary   

In honor of Women's History Month (March)


“ She is clothed with strength and dignity; She can laugh at the days to come.”

 

- Proverbs 31:25, New International Version   

In honor of Women's History Month (March)


“ I've put up with too much, too long, and now I'm just too intelligent, too powerful, too beautiful, too sure of who I am finally to deserve anything less.”

 

-Sandra Cisneros, Author   

In honor of Women's History Month (March)


“...'Cause I'm a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, that's me.”

 

-Maya Angelou (1928-2014), Author, Orator, Hollywood's First Female Black Director  

In honor of Women's History Month (March)


“ We don't realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.”

 

-Malala Yousafzai, Activist and Nobel Prize Laureate  

In honor of Women's History Month (March)


“ A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.”

 

-Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962), Former First Lady of the United States  

In honor of Women's History Month (March)


“ If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.”

 

-Shirley Chilsom (1924-2005), First African American Congresswoman  

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”

 

- Nelson Mandela (1918-2013), South Africa’s First Black President, Nobel Prize Winner and Anti-Apartheid Activist   

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ And I give all the glory to God. It's kind of a win-win situation. The glory goes up to Him and the blessings fall down on me.”

 

- Gabrielle Douglas, U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist   

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”

 

- Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States of America  

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ Oppressive language does more than represent violence; it is violence; does more than represent the limits of knowledge; it limits knowledge.”

 

- Toni Morrison, Nobel, and Pulitzer Prize-winning Author and Former Professor Emeritus of Princeton University   

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.”

 

- African Proverb  

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ As long as I'm alive, I will continue to try to understand more because the work of the heart is never done.”

 

- Muhammad Ali (192-2016), Heavyweight Champion Boxer and Activist  

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ Whatever we believe about ourselves and our ability comes true for us.”

 

- Susan L. Taylor, Former Editor-in-Chief of Essence Magazine   

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ Ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.”

 

- James Baldwin (1924-1987), Novelist, Playwright, Activist  

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.”

 

- Dr. Mae Jemison, Physician, Scientist, and First African American Female Astronaut   

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“  ... I, too, am America.”

 

- Langston Hughes ( 1902-1967) Author and Activist  

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ Miracles happen all the time.

 

We're here, aren't we?” 

 

- Marilyn Nelson, Educator, Poet, Author   

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.”

 

- Thurgood Marshall, First African American U.S. Supreme Court Justice  

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ Healing begins where the wound was made.”

 

- Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize Winning Author, and Activist  

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself—the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us—that’s where it’s at.”

 

- Jesse Owens (1913- 1980), Four-time Olympic Gold Medalist  

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ For I am my mother’s daughter, and the drums of Africa still beat in my heart.”

 

- Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955), Educator, Former Presidential Advisor, Activist   

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.”

 

- Colin Powell, First African American U.S. Secretary of State, and First to serve on the Joint Chiefs of Staff  

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”

 

- Maya Angelou, Poet, and Activist 

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ I am where I am because of the bridges that I crossed. Sojourner Truth was a bridge. Harriet Tubman was a bridge. Ida B. Wells was a bridge. Madame C. J. Walker was a bridge. Fannie Lou Hamer was a bridge.”

 

- Oprah Winfrey, American Media Executive, and Philanthropist 

In honor of Black History Month (February)


“ ...I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life ...”

 

- Deuteronomy 30:19, English Standard Version 

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ In short, human life is sacred and respect for human life should be at the center of all we do.”

 

- Carrie Gordon Earll The 'Sanctity of Life' Ethic, Focus on the Family 

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them.”

 

- Psalm 139:16, English Standard Version 

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ When we choose to see people as God does, we are moved to love others in a way that honors our creator.”

 

- Focus on the Family, focusonthefamily.com  

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.”

 

- Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day


“ I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”

 

- Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day


“ Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

 

- Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day


“ The time is always right to do what is right.”

 

- Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day


“ Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.”

 

- Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day


“ Prayer and action are needed to uphold the sanctity of human life. I believe it will not be possible to accomplish our work, the work of saving lives, without being a soul of prayer.”

 

- Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States of America

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ We are called to be voices and advocates for all life, and especially for those who cannot speak for themselves.”

 

- Focus on the Family, focusonthefamily.com

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ So God created mankind in His own image, in the image of God He created them; male and female He created them.”

 

- Genesis 1:26-27, New International Version

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ Humans are breathtaking creatures embodying a touch of the Creator Himself and reflected in the wonder of human life.”

 

- Carrie Gordon Earll The 'Sanctity of Life' Ethic, Focus on the Family

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ It is God who gives life. Let us respect and love human life, especially vulnerable life in a mother's womb.”

 

- Pope Francis

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ Before I formed you in the womb I knew you; Before you were born I sanctified you. . .”

 

- Jeremiah 1:5 New King James Version

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ Who are we to make such a decision? To allow another living being - any living being - to die, when ours is the power to prevent it?”

 

- Reed Richards (Mister Fantastic), John Byrne, The Fantastic Four: The Trial of Galactus

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ Human life is created in God's image, and that makes it sacred.”

 

- Pastor Colin S. Smith

In honor of Sanctity of Life Month (January)


“ We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.”

 

- Jimmy Carter

39th President of the United States of America, Nobel Peace Prize winner