Bible & Inspirational Quotes
But know that the LORD hath set apart him that is godly for himself: the LORD will hear when I call unto him.
LORD, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in thy holy hill? He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness,
and speaketh the truth in his heart.
My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.
He is ever merciful, and lendeth; and his seed is blessed.
Blessed are they whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the LORD.
Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.
The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.
The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.
And all thy children shall be taught of the LORD; and great shall be the peace of thy children.
Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.
Blessed are those servants, whom the lord when he cometh shall find watching: verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them.
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.
Everyone has heard about your obedience, so I am full of joy over you; but I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil.
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!
(2 Corinthians 5:17)
That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;
As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:
(1 Peter 1:14)
These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings: and they that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful.
Inspirational Quotes from Famous People
Character, not circumstances, make the man.
--Booker T. Washington quotes (American educator and reformer, first developer of Tuskegee Normal 856-1915)
Distance tests a horse's strength. Time reveals a person's character.
-- Chinese Proverbs quotes
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
- Euripides quotes (Greek playwright, c. 480-406 BC)
Let us not say, every man is the architect of his own fortune; but let us say, every man is the architect of his own character."
-- George D. Boardman quotes (Writer)
I hope I shall always possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an Honest Man.
--George Washington quotes (American commander in chief of the colonial armies in the American Revolution (1775-83) and subsequently 1st US President (1789-97), 1732-1799)
By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.
--Grenville Kleiser quotes (American author 1868-1953)
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.
Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved."
--Helen Keller quotes (American Author and Educator who was blind and deaf. 1880-1968)
Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.
--Henry Clay quotes (American Statesman, US congressman (1811-14, 1815-21, 1823-25) and US senator (1806-07, 1810-11, 1831-42, 1849-52), 1777-1852)
Everyone tries to define this thing called Character.
It's not hard. Character is doing what's right when nobody's looking."
A man's reputation is what other people think of him; his character is what he really is.
References and notes
The above Bible Promises are from the following books:
1. The Bible Promise Book Barbour Publishing, Inc
2. Promise of the Psalms Compiled by Ellen W. Caughey Barbour Publishing, Inc
3. My Little Book of Promise - Christian Art Gifts
4. Dictionary.com - http://dictionary.reference.com
5. BibleInfo.com - http://www.bibleinfo.com/en
6. Famous Quotes - http://home.att.net/~quotations/bible.html
7. ThinkExist.com - http://thinkexist.com/
8. Moral Character - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moral_character