Find the best quotes by George MacDonald.
Age is not all decay; it is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk.
Where there is no choice, we do well to make no difficulty.
To have what we want is riches; but to be able to do without is power.
When we are out of sympathy with the young, then I think our work in this world is over.
There are thousands willing to do great things for one willing to do a small thing.
You can’t live on amusement. It is the froth on water – an inch deep and then the mud.
The best preparation for the future is the present well seen to, and the last duty done.
Love is the opener as well as closer of eyes.
It matters little where a man may be at this moment; the point is whether he is growing.
I find that doing of the will of God leaves me no time for disputing about His plans.
Friends, if we be honest with ourselves, we shall be honest with each other.
Man finds it hard to get what he wants, because he does not want the best; God finds it hard to give, because He would…
The first thing a kindness deserves is acceptance, the second, transmission.
We die daily. Happy those who daily come to life as well.
To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.
Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.
Afflictions are but the shadows of God’s wings.
It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow, that weigh a man down.
Anything large enough for a wish to light upon, is large enough to hang a prayer upon.
Attitudes are more important than facts.
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