"If you hope for happiness in the world, hope for it from God, and not from the world."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."David Brainerd on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."David Brainerd on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."David Brainerd on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."David Brainerd on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."David Brainerd on Dalai Lama
"Further, Take heed that you faithfully perform the business you have to do in the world, from a regard to the commands of God and not from an ambitious desire of being esteemed better than others."
"We should always look upon ourselves as God's servants, placed in God's world, to do his work and accordingly labour faithfully for him not with a design to grow rich and great, but to glorify God, and do all the good we possibly can."
"I have a secret thought from some things I have observed, that God may perhaps design you for some singular service in the world."
"We are a long time in learning that all our strength and salvation is in God."
"As the most extravagant errors were received among the established articles of their faith, so the most infamous vices obtained in their practice, and were indulged not only with impunity, but authorized by the sanction of their laws."