37 Quotes on my 37th birthday

37 Quotes on my 37th birthday
Amsterdam, 2017

I turn 37-years old today. I have always been in love with quotes and have committed many to memory over my 3 1/2 decades of living, including the eternal truths of Scripture. May you be inspired, encouraged, entertained, and challenged as I am with these quotes. Here's to another year!

  1. Eternal life is not a gift from God, it is the gift of God. - Oswald Chambers
  2. The cross is the central event in time and eternity, and the answer to the problems of both. - Oswald Chambers
  3. My strengths might impress you but my weaknesses will connect with you. - Seth Wright
  4. Quality is remembered long after price is forgotten. - Gucci
  5. Lies hurt but the truth cuts the deepest.  -  Oswald Chambers
  6. The remarkable thing about spiritual initiative is that the life and power comes after we “get up and get going”. God does not give us overcoming life, He gives us life as we overcome. - Oswald Chambers
  7. The mystery of life is not a problem to be understood but a reality to be experienced. - Dune
  8. If you hit a wrong note, it’s the next note that you play that determines if it’s good or bad. –Miles Davis
  9. Fun and money are two different things. And, as I would come to understand later, wealth is a great deal more enjoyable if you’ve already taught yourself you can have a good time without it. - Laurence Shames In Not fade away of 96
  10. I never lose. I either win, or I learn. - Nelson Mandela.
  11. Where focus goes, energy flows. - Toby Robbins
  12. Enduring growth cannot be achieved without a commitment to process. - CMO Manifesto page 120
  13. The most dangerous phrase in the language: ‘We’ve always done it this way.’” 2. “You manage things; you lead people.” - Grace Hopper
  14. Think about what you want today and you'll spend your time. Think about what you want in 5 years and you'll invest your time. - James Clear
  15. When God blesses you financially, don’t just raise your standard of living, raise your standard of giving. - anonymous
  16. Create things worth talking about. - Seth Godin
  17. Work like there’s someone trying to take it all away from you. - Motiversity youtube best of 2020
  18. There is no problem so bad that we can’t make it worse. - Astronaut Chris hadfield
  19. The core of leadership is selflessly going first to serve the people you love to accomplish feats that elevate the tribe. - Joseph DeLisle
  20. The antidote to a bad day is a good workout. - James Clear
  21. Success means being very patient but aggressive when it’s time. – Charlie Munger
  22. The opposite of courage is not cowardice, it’s conformity. Who succeeds? The only person who is progressively realizing a worthy ideal. - Earl Nightingale
  23. It’s not the first 10 reps that count, it’s the last 2. That’s why it’s imperative our form is just as good on the 12th two as the 1st rep. - Chris Heria
  24. The world is best experienced with an attitude of intellectual grace. - Brett Harrell
  25. "What can this person teach me" is a much more productive question than "How is this person wrong?" - David Perell
  26. An impulsive adult is always a spoiled person. Impulsiveness needs to be trained into intuition through discipline. - Oswald Chambers
  27. Discipline equals freedom. - Jocko Willock
  28. I think the definition of greatness is to inspire the people next to you, it’s not something that lives and dies with one person. It’s how can you inspire one person that inspires another person that inspires another person. That’s how I think you create something that lasts forever. And I think that's our challenge as people. It’s to figure out how our story can impact others and motivate them in a way to create their own greatness. - Kobe Bryant  
  29. Show me the incentive and I’ll show you the outcome. – Charlie Munger
  30. Fight like you're right, listen like you're wrong. - as quoted in greymatter episode 12 of blitzscaling
  31. Talk to people about themselves, and they will listen for hours. - Benjamin Disraeli
  32. In order to figure out your next adventure you need to go on an adventure. - Ronan Koehler
  33. The word adventure has been overused. For me, adventure is when everything goes wrong. That's when the adventure starts. - Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia
  34. The best journeys answer questions that at the beginning you didn't even think to ask. - quote from 180 degrees south movie
  35. In religion and politics people’s beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second-hand, and without examination, from authorities who have not themselves examined the questions at issue but have taken them at second-hand from other non-examiners, whose opinions about them were not worth a brass farthing. – Mark Twain  
  36. O God, give us the serenity to accept what cannot be changed, the courage to change what should be changed, and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other." - Christian theologian Reinhold Niebuhr
  37. If there's no enemy within, the enemy outside can do you no harm. - Ancient African proverb

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