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    Lack of industry is an attitude.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: attitude 
     
    We can cross the rivers of doubt and discouragement on the bridge of faith even before we get to them
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: doubt  faith 
     
    It is a serious mistake to judge God within the narrow limits of our own understanding and abilities.
    — Sterling W Sill
    There is one thing more serious than merely to not believe, and that is to not care.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: believe  care 
     
    You should always have 2 books...the one you're reading and the one you're writing.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: writing  reading 
     
    Discouragement is an attitude.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: attitude 
     
    If I were asked to give the best idea of which I am capable, it would be that we should get out of the junk business and then start laying up treasures in heaven.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: ideas  business  heaven 
     
    When you want knowledge and understanding as badly as you wanted air, you won't have to ask anyone to give it to you.
    — Sterling W Sill
    There is a blueprint for every accomplishment-all we need to do is to know how to follow it. Trial and error is ridiculous after the truth has once been established.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: truth 
     
    Man is a thinking being; what and how we think largely determines what we are and what we will become.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: men  thinking 
     
    We insist on near perfection in everyone except ourselves. But if our course is questioned we become offended.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: perfection 
     
    Those who wallow around in the sickness of their immorality and degeneracy get very little joy out of life here and certainly not much promise is held out for them hereafter.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: joy 
     
    One of the greatest possible sins would be to return to God the life which he has given us with our abilities undiscovered and our talents undeveloped an unutilized. One of Jesus most bitter rebukes was given to him who buried his talents in the ground.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: talent  god  jesus  sin 
     
    Satan has no power over us except as we give it to him. God never forces us to do right, and Satan has no power to force us to do wrong.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: power  right  wrong  god  satan 
     
    Perhaps punctuality is a quality made even more valuable because it is found in so few people. Punctuality is not usually thought of in our day as a major virtue.
    — Sterling W Sill
    It is a great paradox - almost everyone wants to improve his circumstances but almost no one wants to improve himself.
    — Sterling W Sill
    All temptations can be handled easily when we know how, because no temptation is a temptation at all unless we are entertaining it.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: temptation 
     
    The best way to improve our lives is to improve our thoughts.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: live  thoughts 
     
    When the Lord starts out to make an oak tree, he takes a hundred years to do it in, but he can make a pumpkin in 90 days. More or less life is like that. We must choose whether we desire to become and oak tree or a pumpkin.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: desires  year 
     
    Building a successful life is much like building anything else: it should be thoroughly thought about in advance and then carried through to completion.
    — Sterling W Sill
    Difficulty is one of the prices that we pay for our blessings.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: blessing 
     
    Life begins when we begin and each day we ought to be born again.
    — Sterling W Sill
    We have one of our greatest human experiences when we get an active idea working in our minds.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: experience  human  mind  ideas 
     
    Successful people follow successful patterns.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: people  successful 
     
    Treasures in heaven are more permanent. They are more satisfying. There are only two reasons why we are not as successful as we would like to be in laying up earthly treasures. One is that we sometimes get into the wrong business; and the second reason is that even though we may be in the right business, we do not always work at it effectively. Interestingly enough, these are the same reasons why we fail in laying up treasures in heaven.
    — Sterling W Sill
    The hottest coals of fire ever heaped upon the head of one who has wronged you are the coals of human kindness.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: kindness  human  fire 
     
    Hang on the walls of your mind the memory of your successes. Take counsel of your strength, not your weakness. Think of the good jobs you have done. For whenever excellence is recounted, it is increased.
    — Sterling W Sill
    Everything depends on attitude. We are ambitious or lazy, enthusiastic or dull, loyal or undependable, according to our attitude.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: attitude  lazy 
     
    We get good grades or poor grades - according to our attitudes.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: attitude  poor 
     
    A story is told that Whistler once painted a tiny picture of a spray of roses. The artistry involved in the picture was magnificent. Never before, it seemed, had the art of man been able to execute quite so deftly a reproduction of the art of nature.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: nature  men  stories 
     
    One of the greatest abilities is to be able to take criticism
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: criticism 
     
    Some intentionally injure others through mocking, sarcasm with no intent to help. Others are trying to help.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: sarcasm  help 
     
    How ridiculous it is to waste our lives experimenting with those things for which we already have the answers!
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: live 
     
    Ancient Chinese custom if you were a guest in one of their homes and you admired some particular thing, they would wrap it up and present it to you as a gift. But isn't that what life does.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: present  gift 
     
    People would rather be praised than criticized but the later may help us make more progress.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: people  progress  help 
     
    One of the most productive things that we ever do in our lives is to think. To be able to think is to be able to decide, to judge, to have opinions and convictions, and to entertain a point of view. To be able to think is to be able to love, to believe, to work, to originate, and to organize.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: work  live  believe  opinion 
     
    Plants don't think. Animals are guided by the power of instinct over which they themselves have no control. Animals have a certain kind of brain that makes it impossible to learn anything except very simple things. No generation of animals ever learns anything from any previous generation. We act like animals when we fail to use this magnificent piece of equipment.
    — Sterling W Sill
    Planning is the mother of almost every other ability. Make your plan and set a timetable for its accomplishment in writing.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: writing  mother 
     
    The greatest opportunity of our lives is to wake ourselves up and get going. There is so much to be done and so little time to do it. We should impress ourselves with the seriousness of slothfulness.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: time  live  opportunities 
     
    Next to the human spirit the human body is the most marvelous of God's creations.
    — Sterling W Sill
    tags: human  creation  body  god  spirit 
     
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