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"Don't trade future blessings for temporary pleasures." - Don Davis

"Blessings taken for granted are often forgotten." - Elisabeth Elliot

"With the influences of evil that surround our children, can we even imagine sending them out in the morning without kneeling and humbly asking together for the Lord's protection? Or closing the day without kneeling together and acknowledging our accountability before Him and our thankfulness for His blessings? Brothers and sisters, we need to have family prayer." - Neil L. Andersen

"I'm not asking for forever, Tamani said. Yet. I'm just asking for a moment." - Aprilynne Pike

"Don't bother asking God for answers about life. Most likely you're asking the wrong questions." - Josh Kilmer-Purcell

"All blessings are mixed blessings." - John Updike

"All I'm asking for is what I want." - Rickey Henderson

"We keep asking for answers; God keeps sending us people." - Bob Goff

"It's asking for trouble to listen to music alone." - Janice Galloway

"That comes too late that comes for the asking." - Seneca the Younger

"Those who are asking for more government interference are asking ultimately for more compulsion and less freedom." - Ludwig Von Mises

"My grandpa always said asking a question is embarrassing for a moment, but not asking is embarrassing for a lifetime." - Haruki Murakami

"Be thankful for all your blessings. An appreciative person makes a pleasant and optimistic person." - Brian Tracy

"Let your prayer for temporal blessings be strictly limited to things absolutely necessary." - Bernard Of Clairvaux

"The best way to show true gratitude for all our blessings is to be genuinely happy." - Michael Josephson

"Ask God's blessings on your work but don't ask Him to do it for you." - Flora Robson

"Bills are simply invoices for blessings you've already received. Pay them with gratitude and circulate prosperity." - Randy Gage

"His blessings and His provisions for us are based entirely on HIS GOODNESS and HIS FAITHFULNESS." - Joseph Prince

"Effective prayer is the fruit of a relationship with God, not a technique for acquiring blessings." - D A Carson

"Difficulty is one of the prices that we pay for our blessings." - Sterling W Sill

"Never undertake anything for which you wouldn't have the courage to ask the blessings of heaven." - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

"One of the best aids to freedom is asking God for a lot of help-and asking often." - Joyce Meyer

"Be grateful for the tiny details of your life and make room for unexpected and beautiful blessings." - Henry Van Dyke

"The more we express our gratitude to God for our blessings, the more he will bring to our mind other blessings. The more we are aware of to be grateful for, the happier we become." - Ezra Taft Benson

"Asking for help with shame says: You have the power over me. Asking with condescension says: I have the power over you. But asking for help with gratitude says: We have the power to help each other." - Amanda Palmer

"The failure to return thanks for definite blessings received is a manifestation of ingratitude that grieves Jesus Christ." - R. A. Torrey

"Three enemies of personal peace: regret over yesterday's mistakes, anxiety over tomorrow's problems, and ingratitude for today's blessings." - William Arthur Ward

"The radiant sun sends from above ten thousand blessings down, nor is he set so high for show alone." - George Granville, 1st Baron Lansdowne

"In school, we're rewarded for having the answer, not for asking a good question." - Richard Saul Wurman

"A friend who offers help without asking for explanations is a treasure beyond price" - Robert A Heinlein

"The world has kissed my Soul with its pain, asking for its return in Songs." - Rabindranath Tagore

"If you even think about asking Harry Potter for an autograph, your day ends right now." - Jasper Fforde

"What is school for? If you're not asking that, you're wasting time and money." - Seth Godin

"Can I cut off your head?" "Are you asking for my permission?" - Amanda Hocking

"A man asking for help ought to at least give directions." - Barbara Mertz

"A grateful heart ... comes through expressing gratitude to our Heavenly Father for His blessings and to those around us for all that they bring into our lives." - Thomas S Monson

"If we give God things in hope that they'll earn us blessings, we're really not doing anything for him. It's for ourselves." - Timothy Keller

"We may not know when or how the Lord's answers will be given, but in His time and His way, I testify, His answers will come. For some answers we may have to wait until the hereafter. This may be true for some promises in our patriarchal blessings and for some blessings for family members. Let us not give up on the Lord. His blessings are eternal, not temporary." - Robert D. Hales

"Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, What's in it for me?" - Brian Tracy

"Is it normal to make a minute-to-minute schedule for the timing of thanksgiving? I'm asking for a friend." - Casey Wilson

"We should spend as much time in thanking God for his benefits as we do in asking him for them." - Vincent de Paul

"Movies and life become a little more symmetrical when you start asking for and looking for connections." - Josh Lucas

"For thou hast given me in this beauteous face A world of earthly blessings to my soul, If sympathy of love unite our thoughts." - William Shakespeare

"Prayer is the way and means God has appointed for the communication of the blessings of His goodness to His people." - Arthur W. Pink

"If we want to keep the blessings of life coming to us, we must learn to be grateful for whatever is given." - Harold Klemp

"Singing is good for the soul. It's the first thing I do every morning, after my blessings and my grace. I put music on and I sing." - Richard Simmons

"The boom squanders through malinvestment scarce factors of production and reduces the stock available through overconsumption; its alleged blessings are paid for by impoverishment." - Ludwig Von Mises

"I see God through my children. I speak to God through my children. I am humbled for the blessings He has given me." - Michael Jackson

"Let us thank God for life and the blessings He's put before us. High among them are our families, our freedom, and the opportunities of a new year." - Ronald Reagan

"I hear Jesus telling us to stop negotiating with Him, to stop offering something we think we have in exchange for His blessings." - Larry Crabb

"Find a positive lesson and positive reason for all of your personal relationships. Accentuate the blessings and knowledge gained from each." - Denis Waitley

"But an apology too - you think you're giving something, but you're not. You're really asking for something. You're asking for forgiveness, you're asking for the other injured person to make it okay for you. Apologies were harder work for the person getting one than the person giving one." - Deb Caletti

"I love going out and it is a bit sad when the photographers stop asking you for your picture." - Alice Evans

"I am not asking for 60 months to sit and enjoy power, but to be the Chowkidaar of the country." - Narendra Modi

"Atheists who keep asking for evidence of God's existence are like a fish in the ocean wanting evidence of water." - Ray Comfort

"'T is heaven alone that is given away; 'T is only God may be had for the asking." - James Russell Lowell

"I learned also that the best way to keep out of trouble was by never complaining or asking for anything." - Marilyn Monroe

"How beautiful to find a heart that loves you, without asking you for anything, but to be okay." - Khalil Gibran

"From time to time, ask yourself these questions: "Am I ready to meet my Maker?" "Am I worthy of all the blessings He has in store for His faithful children?" "Have I received my endowment and sealing ordinances of the temple?" "Have I remained faithful to my covenants?" "Have I qualified for the greatest of all God's blessings-the blessing of eternal life."" - Russell M Nelson

"Service rendered as a gift or love-offering to Life: work that is engaged in, not for self or for profit, but as an act of love and service, these bring the doer a harvest of blessings. . . . When we serve and when we give, we open ourselves to receive life's richest blessings, its greatest prizes, and its most enduring lessons." - Henry Thomas Hamblin

"The first of earthly blessings, independence." - Edward Gibbon

"An attitude of gratitude creates blessings." - John Templeton

"Prayer does not mean asking God for all kinds of things we want, it is rather the desire for God Himself, the only Giver of Life." - Sadhu Sundar Singh

"There is only one excuse for a speaker's asking the attention of his audience: he must have either truth or entertainment for them." - Dale Carnegie

"Grace is given of God, but knowledge is bought in the market; Knowledge needful for all, yet cannot be had for the asking." - Arthur Hugh Clough

"The idea that God is a worthy recipient of our gratitude for the blessings of life but should not be held accountable for the disasters is a transparently disingenuous innovation of the theologians." - Daniel Dennett

"Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the many things we have to be thankful for, not so we feel guilty about what we have that others don't, but to be genuinely grateful for our blessings." - Michael Josephson

"Every Hour has its own value. Every minute is precious. Every second is irreplaceable. Thank Allah for the time you have, be it little. If you thank Allah for something, He will surely increase it in its blessings." - Nouman Ali Khan

"The clipping said forgiveness meant that God is for giving, and that we are here for giving too, and that to withold love or blessings is to be completely delusional." - Anne Lamott

"We pray for trifles without so much as a thought of the greatest blessings; and we are not ashamed many times, to ask God for that which we should blush to own to our neighbor." - Seneca the Younger

"The blessings for which we hunger are not to be found in other places or people. These gifts can only be given to you by yourself. They are at home in the hearth of your soul." - John O'Donohue

"The great blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach; but we shut our eyes, and, like people in the dark, we fall foul upon the very thing we search for, without finding it." - Seneca the Younger

"The god who is reputed to have created fleas to keep dogs from moping over their situation must also have created fundamentalists to keep rationalists from getting flabby. Let us be duly thankful for out blessings." - Garrett Hardin

"Better than glory, or honors, or fame, (Though I am striving for those to-day) To know that some heart will cherish my name, And think of me kindly, with blessings, alway." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"I can express no better hope for my country than that the kind Providence which smiled upon our fathers may enable their children to preserve the blessings they have inherited." - Franklin Pierce

"Stand up for who you are. Respect your Self and ignite the divine sparks in you. Access your powers. Choose your rights and work together with others to bring blessings into the lives." - Amit Ray

"Dear Friends all, A thousand Christmas pleasures and blessings to you - good resolutions and bright hopes for the New Year! Amen. People who can't be witty exert themselves to be pious or affectionate." - George Eliot

"At the last, this is what will determine a fulfilling, meaningful life, a life that, behind all the facades, every one of us longs to live: gratitude for the blessings that expresses itself by becoming the blessing." - Ann Voskamp

"Do not indulge in dreams of having what you have not, but reckon up the chief of the blessings you do possess, and then thankfully remember how you would crave for them if they were not yours." - Marcus Aurelius

"For the self-development of men and women it is absolutely necessary that they should be alone with themselves at least one hour each day-to get the blessings of solitude." - William J H Boetcker

"You're your first best audience, long before anybody else hears you. So don't be an easy audience. Keep asking for more." - Michael Caine

"Contemplating an object fixedly with the mind, asking myself, 'What is it?' without thinking of any other object or relating it to anything else for hours on end." - Simone Weil

"You need to spend all of your time and energy on creating something that actually brings value to the people you're asking for money!" - Gary Vaynerchuk

"For many people, feminism is one of those words of which, as St. Augustine said about time, they know the meaning as long as no one is asking." - Katha Pollitt

"What Plato was really asking was perhaps why a horse was a horse, and not, for example, a cross between a horse and a pig." - Jostein Gaarder

"When we have done our very, very best, papa, and that is not enough, then I think the right time must have come for asking help of others." - Charles Dickens

"I'm asking you in your sermons to do the work of the Lord here on earth. I ask for your help in getting that message out urgently tomorrow." - Al Gore

"Karma means that all actions have consequences. Grace means that in a moment of atonement -taking responsibility, making amends, asking for forgiveness - all karma is burned." - Marianne Williamson

"Here in California, one candidate for governor is a 100-year-old woman. She's going door-to-door and asking one simple question - 'Do I live here?'" - Craig Kilborn

"Fearing no insult, asking for no crown, receive with indifference both flattery and slander, and do not argue with a fool." - Alexander Pushkin

"A woman's asking for equality in the church would be comparable to a black person's demanding equality in the Ku Klux Klan." - Mary Daly

"I had explained that a woman's asking for equality in the church would be comparable to a black person's demanding equality in the Ku Klux Klan." - Mary Daly

"And I'm asking for your support because I want to defend America, as I've said before, from becoming a socialist nation." - Christine O'Donnell

"This is what our customers are asking for to take them to the next level and free them from the bondage of mainframe and client-server software." - Marc Benioff

"Ask God for what you want, but you cannot ask if you are not asking for a right thing. When you draw near to God, you cease from asking for things."Your Father knows what things you have need of, before you ask him." Then, why ask? That you may get to know Him." - Oswald Chambers

"Gratitude, like faith, is a muscle. The more you use it, the stronger it grows, and the more power you have to use it on your behalf. If you do not practice gratefulness, its benefaction will go unnoticed, and your capacity to draw on its gifts will be diminished. To be grateful is to find blessings in everything, This is the most powerful attitude to adopt, for there are blessings in everything." - Alan Cohen

"The law demands good works and uses its terror-rejection, shame, fear of punishment, unanswered prayer, personal tragedy, etc.-as motivation. Here performance is a necessity to secure the blessings and avoid the curses. Grace, on the other hand, allows us to serve on a different basis-not from fear but on the basis of love and gratitude, from appreciation and gladness for blessings freely given and freely received." - Richard Jordan

"Liberals love to say things like, "We're just asking everyone to pay their fair share." But government is not about asking. It is about telling. The difference is fundamental. It is the difference between making love and being raped, between working for a living and being a slave. The Internal Revenue service is not asking anybody to do anything. It confiscates your assets and puts you behind bars if you don't pay." - Thomas Sowell

"Let us go back to the Lord. The Lord never tires of forgiving: never! It is we who tire of asking his forgiveness. Let us ask for the grace not to tire of asking forgiveness, because he never tires of forgiving." - Pope Francis

"My father said he was going to write to the Jinzhou City Party Committee asking for permission to 'talk about love'...My mother supposed it was a bit like asking permission from the head of the family...the Communist Party was the new patriarch." - Jung Chang

"All that we behold is full of blessings." - William Wordsworth

"Many of our problems are blessings in disguise." - O. Leslie Stone

"Blessings of your heart, you brew good ale." - William Shakespeare

"Gratitude is an opener of locked-up blessings." - Marianne Williamson

"Men are slower to recognize blessings than evils." - Livy

"When counting, try not to mix chickens with blessings." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"It's hard to see blessings in a violent culture" - Common

"Better to lose count while naming your blessings than to lose your blessings to counting your troubles." - Maltbie Davenport Babcock

"The flow of blessings in our life is directly related to our passing blessings along to someone else." - Thomas Kinkade

"Asking is the beginning of receiving..." - Jim Rohn

"Old sundial, you stand here for Time: For Love, the vine that round your base Its tendrils twines, and dares to climb And lay one flower-capped spray in grace Without the asking on your cold Unsmiling and unfrowning face." - Eleanor Farjeon

"As soon as you start asking what education is for, what the use of it is, you're abandoning the basic assumption of any true culture, that education is worth while for its own sake." - Ann Bridge

"The world needs women who stop asking for permission from the principal. Permission to live their lives as they deeply know they often should. I think we still look to authority figures for validation, recognition, permission." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"We are always looking for signs. We are always asking for God to 'speak' to us. But those signs are all around us. They are in everything. God is always 'speaking'. The question is whether we are listening." - Yasmin Mogahed

"If men were ever to lose the appetite for meaning we call thinking, they would lose the capacity for asking all the unanswerable questions upon which every civilization is founded." - Hannah Arendt

"Don't wait for mentors to seek you out. Don't ever wait for your phone calls to be returned, your letters to be answered, your faxes to be responded to. Keep going out and asking question." - Denis Waitley

"I don't believe in asking God for anything. If I am worthy, He will give it to me. I think we should earn his blessings; I have never believed in mannats." - Abhishek Bachchan

"Just for today, I will let go of anger. Just for today, I will let go of worry. Today, I will count my many blessings. Today, I will do my work honestly. Today, I will be kind to every living creature." - Mikao Usui

"It is mercy that our lives are not left for us to plan, but that our Father chooses for us; else might we sometimes turn away from our best blessings, and put from us the choicest loveliest gifts of his providence." - Susannah Spurgeon

"We seek your blessings and we seek your support. On one side there is the Shahzada and on the other side there is a tea seller. There is Namdaar and there is a Kamdaar. But we assure that after assuming responsibility we will not rest for a minute. All the time will be for the people." - Narendra Modi

"Brothers and sisters, with the blessings of modern technology, we can express gratitude and joy about God's great plan for His children in a way that can be heard not only around our workplace but around the world. Sometimes a single phrase of testimony can set events in motion that affect someone's life for eternity." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"Today, we're taking a break from the concerns and the bustle of the work-a-day world. But we're also making a new beginning. As we gather around our dining room tables for the midday meal, let us thank God for life and the blessings He's put before us. High among them are our families, our freedom, and the opportunities of a new year." - Ronald Reagan

"Life is a journey, not a home; a road, not a city of habitation; and the enjoyments and blessings we have are but little inns on the roadside of life, where we may be refreshed for a moment, that we may with new strength press on to the end - to the rest that remaineth for the people of God." - Horatius Bonar

"We've been like that all season. They're starting to have the vision I've been asking them to have for a while. Our settled, normal offense stuff, we need to work on that." - Linder Sterling

"Prayer in the sense of petition, asking for things, is a small part of it; confession and penitence are its threshold, adoration its sanctuary, the presence and vision and enjoyment of God its bread and wine." - C S Lewis

"We pray pious blether, our will is not in it, and then we say God does not answer; we never asked Him for anything. Asking means that our wills are in what we ask." - Oswald Chambers

"Most teachers waste their time by asking question which are intended to discover what a pupil does not know whereas the true art of questioning has for its purpose to discover what pupils knows or is capable of knowing." - Albert Einstein

"The more you lose, the more positive you have to become. When you're winning, you can ride players harder because their self-esteem is high. If you are losing and you try to be tough, you're asking for dissension." - Rick Pitino

"Prayers never bring anything... They may bring solace to the sap, the bigot, the ignorant, the aboriginal, and the lazy - but to the enlightened it is the same as asking Santa Claus to bring you something for Xmas" - W C Fields

"You weren't born guilty. You were born bold and playful. Then you forgot who you are and what you deserve. When you remember who you were before you learned to apologize for asking, you'll have everything you want." - Alan Cohen

"fashion has always been a little slow in accommodating large women. ... We're not asking for philanthropy here. Wake up, we're fat, we like nice clothes, and we've got cash." - Camryn Manheim

"Hanks' ideology first came into our zone shortly after 9/11, when he criticized me for asking Hollywood telethon stars to become more aggressive in getting the money to 9/11 families." - Bill O'Reilly

"Im like any other composer. If you give me five years to write a symphony, Im still going to be asking for more time two days before its due." - Darren Criss

"Strike is always a form of direct action. With the strike, too, you are not asking government to make things easier for you by passing legislation, you are taking a direct action against the employer." - Howard Zinn

"Good manners, Madam, are had these days not For your asking, nor mine, nor what-we-used-to-be's. The day is a loud grenade that bursts a smile Of serious weeds in a comic lily plot...." - Allen Tate

"What meaning have you found? What truth do you claim? For what purpose are you living? Life itself raises these questions. How can anyone help asking 'what' and 'why' when surrounded by an infinite sky?" - Ron James

"It would hardly benefit me to hold anything back unnecessarily, when I know what I'm asking. For you to find a needle in-God, not even a haystack. A needle in a tower full of other needles." - Cassandra Clare

"Ferguson's out of order. He has lost all sense of reality. He is going out looking for a confrontation, then asking the person he is confronting to apologise. He's pushed the cork in a bit far this time." - Arsene Wenger

"Asking Hollywood to begin to show some restraint and balance in its antireligious fury is not the same as suggesting that the industry must transform itself into an agency for advancing the Word of God." - Michael Medved

"Teach [our girls] that there is a race with special needs which they and only they can help; that the world needs and is already asking for their trained, efficient forces." - Anna Julia Cooper

"Whatever we owe, it is our part to find where to pay it, and to do it without asking, too; for whether the creditor be good or bad, the debt is still the same." - Seneca the Younger

"Find something to feel good about and get out of the way, and allow the cells to receive what they've been asking for. That is the key to healing." - Esther Hicks

"Perhaps a good resolution for the new year would be to keep asking what world we want to pass on to the next generation. Indeed to ask whether we have a real and vivid sense of that next generation." - Rowan Williams

"For me, the fiction writer's job is to take the small, stupid process of learning to use an iPhone - and suddenly you're the guy who's asking your daughter, "When I go on Facebook, can it see me?"" - George Saunders

"When girls are asking themselves 'Who am I?' for the first time and they hear all this bad PR about math, they think, 'Well, whoever I am, I'm not somebody who likes math." - Danica Mckellar

"Great leaders and great organizations are good at seeing what most of us can't see. They are good at giving us things we would never think of asking for." - Simon Sinek

"The day I stop feeling the pressure and I'm just enjoying myself and taking it easy is when I'm 35, asking for a wild card and playing mixed doubles with Arnaud Clement." - Amelie Mauresmo

"Asking politicians to give up a source of money is like asking Dracula to forsake blood." - Cal Thomas

"Change isn't made by asking permission. Change is made by asking forgiveness, later." - Seth Godin

"It is important to remember that government interference always means either violent action or the threat of such action. Government is in the last resort the employment of armed men, of policemen, gendarmes, soldiers, prison guards, and hangmen. The essential feature of government is the enforcement of its decrees by beating, killing, and imprisoning. Those who are asking for more government interference are asking ultimately for more compulsion and less freedom." - Ludwig Von Mises



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