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THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS (USMC) DEVOTIONAL FIELD BOOK
A person does not find life worth living; he makes life worth living.
Life, if you know how to use it, is long enough.
Only those who learn how to live with loneliness can come to know themselves and life.
Love is not blind - it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less.
Rabbi Julius Gordon
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
You can't hold a man down without staying down with him.
Booker T. Washington
The way we treat our fellow man is the way we treat God.
Teilhard de Chardin
To act coolly, intelligently, and prudently in perilous circumstance is the test of a man and also a nation.
One of the biggest mistakes most of us make is to fear that we will make one.
Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.
I am but one, but I am one; I cannot do much, but I can do something; which I can do I ought to do; and what I ought to do, by the grace of God I will do.
It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.
There are only two kinds of men; the righteous who believe themselves sinners; the rest sinners, who believe themselves righteous.
Why were the Saints, Saints? Because they were cheerful when it was difficult to be cheerful, patient when it was difficult to be patient; and because they pushed on when they wanted to stand still, and kept silent when they wanted to talk, and were agreeable when they wanted to be disagreeable. That was all. It was quite simple and always will be.
One thing I know, the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
Well timed silence hath more eloquence than speech.
O Lord help my words to be gracious and tender today, for tomorrow I may have to eat them.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
We often regret our speech but seldom our silence.
We live in the present, we dream of the future, but we learn from eternal truths from the past.
Madame Chiang Kai-shek
I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure пїЅ try to please everybody!
The man who does not habitually worship is but a pair of spectacles behind which there is no eye.
You can't find many success rules that'll work unless you do.
When faced with a mountain, I WILL NOT QUIT! I will keep on triving until I climb over, find a pass through, tunnel underneath or imply stay and turn the mountain into a gold mine with God's help.