“Where’s the scar?”
“That’s the thing. No scar. Not even a line. You see? Things heal. Bad stuff happens, but you go on. Life takes care of it.

J.K. Simmons Esquire Interview (18 February 2015)

“You have to value mystery without having it diminish the esteem of God’s nature and character. There is no lack on His end”

Bill Johnson (4 May 2020)

The worst story God could write about my singlehood is still a million times better than the best story I could write for my marriage.

Sumi (12 July 2019)

I refuse to live a life that has already been lived, to be a story already told.

The Last Arrow (Erwin McManus)

It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live, remember that.

Albus Dumbledore. Harry Potter I. J.K. Rowling

Don’t let the you that needs to be right outweigh the she that needs to be loved.

Mags. Student Bodies

I don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute, we read and write poetry because we are the human race, and the human race is filled with passion.

John Keating. Robin Williams. Dead Poets Society

PUSH YOUR LIMITS. You are your biggest barrier to achieving more and reaching your God-given destiny. […] Nothing can’t be done unless you say it can’t be done. Impossible is not a fact, it’s a perception. Impossible is potential waiting to be made possible. For me, the sky is the limit because of my belief in God. If He says it can be done, I will do it, despite what others say or think

Live to Last (Deborah Chan)

One’s depth of spirituality, said Lawrence, does not depend on changing things you do but rather changing your motive—doing for God what you ordinarily do for yourself.

Reaching for the invisible God (Philip Yancey)

But God doesn’t call us to be comfortable. He calls us to trust Him so completely that we are unafraid to put ourselves in situations where we will be in trouble if He doesn’t come through.

Crazy Love (Francis Chan)

Mammon wants you to think, ‘If I just had more money, I could really start helping people and giving more to the kingdom.’ Keep in mind, Jesus never told anyone the answer was more money. Money is not the answer to problems – God is.”

The Blessed Life (Ps. Robert Morris)

True worship is revealed by who we obey, not who we sing to.

Good or God (John Bevere)

Beauty reminds us of an Eden we have never known, but somehow our hearts were created for

Captivating (Stacy Eldredge)

“Can you thank Me for trusting you with this, even if I never tell you why?”

You know, that’s shattering. You and I think of us trusting Him. But the thought that He wants to trust us, that was something very new to my thinking.”

Helen Roseveare

The real battle lies in knowing what we can afford to lose and what we must uncompromisingly hold on to.

Recapture the Wonder (Ravi Zacharias)

Always  under-promise and over-deliver.

Arun Kumar Naidu

That which you do not value, you take no time to comprehend.

Albus Dumbledore. Harry Potter VII. J.K. Rowling

No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself, and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which one is true.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being that knows he is alone.

Octavio Paz

He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.

Jim Elliot

“Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead,” he suggested. “After that, my own rule is to let everything alone.”

Meyer Wolfsheim. The Great Gatsby

Wonder is one of those “possessions” that need disciplined guarding and thoughtful guiding.

Ravi Zacharias (Recapture the Wonder)

Wonder can be enhanced when reasoning knows where to draw the line, for the noblest reason is to know God Himself.

Ravi Zacharias (Recapture the Wonder)

Seeking new sensations while violating the sacred first desecrates the self and finally destroys the sensation

Ravi Zacharias (Recapture the Wonder)

I once read somewhere that only God is able to humble us without humiliating us and to exalt us without flattering us. That is what His forgiveness accomplishes.

Ravi Zacharias (Recapture the Wonder)

If you walk by faith and not by sight, you’ll always hear something from God before you see a sign of it.

Steven Furtick. 12 July 2015

It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it.

Albus Dumbledore. Harry Potter VII. J.K. Rowling

There seems to be a kind of order in the universe, in the movement of the stars and the turning of the earth and the changing of the seasons, and even in the cycle of human life. But human life itself is almost pure chaos. Everyone takes his stance, asserts his own rights and feelings, mistaking the motives of others, and his own.

Katherine Anne Porter

The only way to stand out, is to make content that cannot be ignored

Yuri W. 2015

Being short-sighted means two things; One. I can’t see clearly the path in front of me. Two, I rely completely on Him to walk forward. Even if I stumble, He will immediately pick me up and set my feet on solid ground. He brings my world into focus when I choose to focus on Him.

26 August 2014

Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

St. Francis of Assisi

“Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead,” he suggested. “After that my own rule is to let everything alone.”

Meyer Wolsheim (The Great Gatsby)

I’d hate for her to judge me based on what I used to be like.

Charlie. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

You shouldn’t lie till ten. There’s the very prime of the morning gone long before that time. A person who has not done one-half his day’s work by ten o’clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.

Wuthering Heights (Nelly Dean)

We must not be so ready to fancy ourselves intentionally injured.

Jane Bennet. Pride & Prejudice

The dearest idol I have known,

Whatever that idol may be,

Help me tear it form Thy throne,

And worship only Thee


It is always a capital mistake, Watson, to theorize in advance of the facts

Sherlock Holmes 

The truth is, God doesn’t always move the clouds to show us which way to go. Instead, God asks us to be faithful, to make choices with our lives that honor him. He asks us to get our priorities in order, to turn away from worldly standards of success and achievement and to bend our will to that of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. And as we follow his example, walking in his ways, we begin to think more like him. Paul tells us in Romans 12:2: “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.”

We will make our share of mistakes in life decisions. At times, we will undoubtedly go when we should stay and stay when we should go. But the promise that God gives us is that no matter where we go—to a new state, to a new job, to a new stage of family life—our God goes with us.

Carla Barnhill

Each day I see more clearly how different as night and day we are, yet somehow I can’t imagine my life without you. You’ll still be the one I want. 

30th January 2010

You cannot elevate your experience over the authority of scripture in order to be happy. Christianity isn’t about you being happy. It’s not about personal fulfillment. Sacrifice and suffering were integral to the life of Christ. And as Christians we are called to deny ourselves, to take up our crosses and to follow Him.

Matthew Vines

A person without conviction is at the mercy of circumstances. The people who have made the greatest impact on this world, for good or evil, weren’t necessarily the smartest, wealthiest, or the best educated people but their convictions moved them to move the world.

Rick Warren

Victory, to me, is about defeating the one main opponent we all have, which is ourselves. The battle, I believe, is not literally always with another dancer, it’s about victory over your insecurities, your bad habits, your laziness, your flaws… Trying to be the best you can be, not the best in a contest. Contests are necessary to gain experience and learn stuff but to me, my dance life has no end.

Joel Tan. Urban Groove Dance Network

The less distractions you have, the easier it is to focus on doing what is right.


God goes through extraordinary lengths to fulfil His words so to weave a pattern of irreversible truth that He is God and is true to His promises.

Ashley Evans. 26th January 2010

Maybe I’ll get famous as the man who can’t be moved

The Man Who Can’t Be Moved. The Script

No matter how dirty something gets, you can always clean it right up

Morgan Freeman. Bruce Almighty

Hebrew 11:6 says God rewards those who diligently seek Him in faith. It does not say He rewards those who casually seek Him and wonder in doubt.

John Bevere. Having an Eternal Perspective

Maybe it’s not too hard to find the words, if I wasn’t so busy taking them for granted.

19th January 2010

If we shadows have offended,

Think but this and all is mended,

That you have but slumbered here

While these visions did appear,

And this weak and idle theme,

No more yielding but a dream.

Puck. A Midsummer’s Nights Dream

Of course God knows you’re here; it’s just that some people spend part of their life running from Him and the rest thinking they go unnoticed.

Mitch Albom. The 5 people you meet in Heaven

People say they “find” love, as if it were an object hidden by a rock. But love takes many forms, and it is never the same for any man or woman. What people find then is a certain love.

Mitch Albom. The 5 people you meet in Heaven

Some things in life we just don’t want to see. But if Martin Luther was living, he wouldn’t let this be, no-no.

They Don’t Really Care About Us. Michael Jackson.

Ah, you mock me. But perhaps one day when you’ve awaken from a pleasant

slumber to the scent of a warm brioche smothered in marmalade and fresh cream

butter you will understand that life is not solely comprised of tasks but tastes.

Leopold. Kate & Leopold (2001)

There are few people whom I really love, and still fewer of whom I think well. The more I see the world, the more I am dissatisfied with it; and every day conforms my belief of the inconsistency of all human characters, and of the little dependence that can be placed on the appearance of either merit or sense.

Elizabeth Bennet. Pride and Prejudice

Sometimes I feel irritated to the point of change.

I think that’s the way God intended it.

15th March 2010

It seems like God goes out of His way for me to make sure I don’t fall away.

Yang Shi Wei. 22 Jan 2010


If you go ahead and listen carefully, you’ll hear the familiar sounds of no one caring.

Dr. Cox. Scrubs. Season 1 Episode 13

Satan and his evil angels, then, are defeated foes. They may strive might and main to thwart the work of Christ, but they shall not succeed. They may rock the boat, but cannot sink it. They may recommend evil to a person, but cannot compel anyone to sin. They may threaten to cause a believer to forsake his faith, but are quite unable to pluck anyone from the hand of the Saviour.

Walking with Giants Blog

Sinners sin by definition so for us to think the world should act like the Bible says is wrong.

Ps. Mark Elmendorp

Bad things happen to us because God is actually calling us to a deeper faith, one that trusts Him and chooses to stay with Him even when His love for us includes losses, the relinquishment of dreams and earthly hopes, and painful experiences for which there will be no remedy in this lifetime.

Lydia Brownback

I’m not rich. But I’m satisfied.

Calvin Tay

Independence is not the same as doing things in isolation

Caroline Ho 

The future is scary. But you can’t just run back to the past because it’s familiar. Yes, it’s tempting… but it’s a mistake.

Robin Scherbatsky. How I Met Your Mother. Season 6 Episode 24

One does not surrender a life in an instant.
That which is lifelong can only be surrendered in a lifetime.

Elisabeth Elliot

You don’t become a great bouncer overnight, it takes at least 12 hours

Tigger. Season 4 Episode 7

To me, choreo is like heavy make up on an ugly face, good foundation and technique is a pretty face that shines even without make up.

Joel Tan. Urban Groove Dance Network

‘Tis not too late to seek a newer world
For my purpose holds to sail beyond the sunset,
and tho’ we are not now that strength which in old days 
Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are;
One equal temper of heroic hearts, 
Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will 
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.


Ulysses. Alfred Lord Tennyson

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