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 Diligence Bible Quotes & Promises
- Inspirational & Famous Quotes
-- Definitions & Meanings

Bible Quotes  
Lazy hands make a man poor, but diligent hands bring wealth.
(Proverbs 10:4)

11 He who works his land will have abundant food, but he who chases fantasies lacks judgment. 24 Diligent hands will rule, but laziness ends in slave labor.  27 The lazy man does not roast his game, but the diligent man prizes his possessions.
(Proverbs 12:11,24,27)

4 The sluggard craves and gets nothing, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied. 11 Dishonest money dwindles away, but he who gathers money little by little makes it grow.
(Proverbs 13:4,11)

All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.
(Proverbs 14:23)

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.
(Proverbs 21:5)

Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.
(Proverbs 22:29)

He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough.
(Proverbs 28:19)

Inspirational Quotes from Famous People

Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.
Samuel Johnson quotes (English Poet, Critic and Writer. 1709-1784)

Care and diligence bring luck.
Thomas Fuller quotes (British Clergyman and Writer, one of the most prolific authors of the 17th century. 1608-1661)

Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.
Charles Kingsley quotes (British Anglican Clergyman, Teacher and Writer whose novels, widely read in the Victorian era, influenced social developments in Britain. 1819-1875)

I observe the physician with the same diligence as the disease.
John Donne quotes (English poet, 1572-1631)

That which ordinary men are fit for, I am qualified in. and the best of me is diligence.
 William Shakespeare quotes (English Dramatist, Playwright and Poet, 1564-1616)

The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every other calling, is diligence. Leave nothing for to-morrow which can be done to-day.
Abraham Lincoln quotes (American 16th US President (1861-65), who brought about the emancipation of the slaves. 1809-1865)

Diligence is the mother of good luck.
Benjamin Franklin quotes (American Statesman, Scientist, Philosopher, Printer, Writer and Inventor. 1706-1790)

The Word of God must be Read and Heard with Diligence that so you may arrive to the Knowledge that is needful for you.
Cotton Mather quotes

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The Bible and Diligence

Plan carefully and deliberately, not in haste. "The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty." Proverbs 21:5, NIV.5


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Definition of Diligence

1. constant and earnest effort to accomplish what is undertaken; persistent exertion of body or mind.

2. Law. the degree of care and caution required by the circumstances of a person.    

3. Obsolete. care; caution.4     


Definition of Diligent

1. constant in effort to accomplish something; attentive and persistent in doing anything: a diligent student.

2. done or pursued with persevering attention; painstaking: a diligent search of the files.4


Meaning of Diligence

Diligence is a zealous and careful nature in one's actions and work. Decisive work ethic. Budgeting one's time; monitoring one's own activities to guard against laziness. Putting forth full concentration in one's work. Diligence is usually promoted in work places. It is one of the seven Holy Virtues.8




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
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