Quotes by Joseph Fort Newton
Joseph Fort Newton
American Baptist minister
Alive from: 1876-1950
Quotes 1 till 4 of 4.
A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid; it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last.
People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.
We build too many walls around us and not enough bridges into the lives of others.
Source: The One Great Church: Adventures of Faith (1948)
We cannot tell what may happen to us in the strange medley of life. But we can decide what happens in us - how we can take it, what we do with it - and that is what really counts in the end. How to take the raw stuff of life and make it a thing of worth and beauty - that is the test of living.