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  • Oswald Chambers
    Oswald Chambers
    Scottish preacher, writer 1874-1917
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    A good book, in the language of the book-sellers, is a salable one; in that of the curious, a scarce one; in that of men of sense, a useful and instructive one.
  • Oswald Chambers
    Oswald Chambers
    Scottish preacher, writer 1874-1917
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    Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors, that they are ready to repeat their lesson as often as we please.
  • Oswald Chambers
    Oswald Chambers
    Scottish preacher, writer 1874-1917
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    Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
  • Oswald Chambers
    Oswald Chambers
    Scottish preacher, writer 1874-1917
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    Earnestness is not by any means everything; it is very often a subtle form of pious pride because it is obsessed with the method and not with the Master.
  • Evangelism as the New Testament describes it is not child's play. Evangelism is work, often hard work. Yet it is not drudgery. It puts person in good humor, and makes him truly human.
  • Oswald Chambers
    Oswald Chambers
    Scottish preacher, writer 1874-1917
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    Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.
  • Having given us the package, do you think God will deny us the ribbon?
  • Oswald Chambers
    Oswald Chambers
    Scottish preacher, writer 1874-1917
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    Holiness, not happiness, is the chief end of man.
  • Oswald Spengler
    Oswald Spengler
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    Long ago the country bore the country-town and nourished it with her best blood. Now the giant city sucks the country dry, insatiably and incessantly demanding and devouring fresh streams of men, till it wearies and dies in the midst of an almost uninhabited waste of country.
  • Rigondeaux was Cuba's answer to Bobby Fischer who transformed into a kind of Lee Harvey Oswald traitorous creature in that society. He escaped on a smuggler's boat and toppled one of the best fighters in the world in 2013 with his obliteration of Nonito Donaire at Radio City Music Hall. He made it look so easy, his career has never recovered.
  • Oswald Chambers
    Oswald Chambers
    Scottish preacher, writer 1874-1917
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    The dearest friend on earth is a mere shadow compared to Jesus Christ.
  • Don Delillo
    Don Delillo
    American Author 1926-
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    The figure of the gunman in the window was inextricable from the victim and his history. This sustained Oswald in his cell. It gave him what he needed to live. The more time he spent in a cell, the stronger he would get. Everybody knew who he was now.
  • Oswald Spengler
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    The secret of all victory lies in the organization of the non-obvious.
  • Oswald Chambers
    Oswald Chambers
    Scottish preacher, writer 1874-1917
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    We look upon the enemy of our souls as a conquered foe, so he is, but only to God, not to us.
  • Oswald Chambers
    Oswald Chambers
    Scottish preacher, writer 1874-1917
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    We say, sorrow, disaster, calamity. God says, chastening and it sounds sweet to him though it is a discord to our ears. Don't faint when you are rebuked, and don't despise the chastening of the Lord. ''In your patience possess your souls.''
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