Quotes & Promises
Inspirational & Famous Quotes
Definitions & Meanings
The Lord is my shepherd; I shall
not want. He makes me lie down in
green pastures. He leads me beside
still waters. He restores my soul.
He leads me in paths of
righteousness for his name's sake.
Even though I walk through the
valley of the shadow of death, I
will fear no evil, for you are
with me; your rod and your staff,
they comfort me. You prepare a
table before me in the presence of
my enemies; you anoint my head
with oil; my cup overflows. ...
When the righteous cry for help,
the Lord hears and delivers them
out of all their troubles.
The Lord is near to the
brokenhearted and saves the
crushed in spirit. Many are the
afflictions of the righteous, but
the Lord delivers him out of them
all. He keeps all his bones; not
one of them is broken.
And we know that for those who
love God all things work together
for good, for those who are called
according to his purpose.
May the God of hope fill you with
all joy and peace in believing, so
that by the power of the Holy
Spirit you may abound in hope.
No temptation has overtaken you
that is not common to man. God is
faithful, and he will not let you
be tempted beyond your ability,
but with the temptation he will
also provide the way of escape,
that you may be able to endure it.
(1 Corinthians 10:13)
We are afflicted in every way, but
not crushed; perplexed, but not
driven to despair; persecuted, but
not forsaken; struck down, but not
(2 Corinthians 4:8,9)
But he said to me, My grace is
sufficient for you, for my power
is made perfect in weakness.
Therefore I will boast all the
more gladly of my weaknesses, so
that the power of Christ may rest
(2 Corinthians 12:9)
And my God will supply every need
of yours according to his riches
in glory in Christ Jesus.
For we do not have a high priest
who is unable to sympathize with
our weaknesses, but one who in
every respect has been tempted as
we are, yet without sin. Let us
then with confidence draw near to
the throne of grace, that we may
receive mercy and find grace to
help in time of need.
Submit yourselves therefore to
God. Resist the devil, and he will
flee from you.
Casting all your anxieties on him,
because he cares for you.
(1 Peter 5:7)
He will wipe away every tear from
their eyes, and death shall be no
more, neither shall there be
mourning, nor crying, nor pain
anymore, for the former things
have passed away.
Inspirational Quotes from Famous People
Absence from whom we love is worse
than death, and frustrates hope
severer than despair.
--William Cowper English Poet Born
1731 Died 1800
Action is the antidote to despair.
--Joan Baez American Musician Born
Because I remember, I despair.
Because I remember, I have the
duty to reject despair.
--Elie Wiesel American Novelist
Blues are the songs of despair,
but gospel songs are the songs of
--Mahalia Jackson American
Musician Born 1911 Died 1972
But he who dies in despair has
lived his whole life in vain.
--Theodor Adorno German
Philosopher Born 1903 Died 1969
Despair is a narcotic. It lulls
the mind into indifference.
--Charlie Chaplin English Actor
Born 1889 Died 1977
Despair is the conclusion of
--Benjamin Disraeli British
Statesman Born 1804 Died 1881
Despair is the damp of hell, as
joy is the serenity of heaven.
--John Donne British Poet Born
1572 Died 1631
Despair is typical of those who do
not understand the causes of evil,
see no way out, and are incapable
of struggle. The modern industrial
proletariat does not belong to the
category of such classes.
--Vladimir Lenin Russian Leader
Born 1870 Died 1924
Despair often breeds disease.
--Sophocles Greek Poet Born 496 BC
Died 406 BC
Do not abandon yourselves to
despair. We are the Easter people
and hallelujah is our song.
--Pope John Paul II Polish
Clergyman Born 1920 Died 2005
Every composer knows the anguish
and despair occasioned by
forgetting ideas which one had no
time to write down.
--Hector Berlioz French Composer
Born 1803 Died 1869
God gave you not a spirit of
faithlessness, not a spirit of
--Joseph Barber Lightfoot English
Theologian Born 1828 Died 1889
He who labors diligently need
never despair; for all things are
accomplished by diligence and
--Menander Greek Poet Born 342 BC
Died 292 BC
I must lose myself in action, lest
I wither in despair.
--Alfred Lord Tennyson English
Poet Born 1809 Died 1892
If you don't love it, you can't
suffer thru all the despair that
comes with it. Keep doing it
because you love it.
--Robert Stack American Actor Born
1919 Died 20034