"If they had a social gospel in the days of the prodigal son, somebody would have given him a bed and a sandwich and he never would have gone home."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Vance Havner on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Vance Havner on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Vance Havner on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Vance Havner on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Vance Havner on Robert Frost
"You haven't lost anything when you know were it is. Death can hide but not divide."
"Sometimes your medicine bottle has on it, 'Shake well before using.' That is what God has to do with some of His people. He has to shake them well before they are ever usable."
"It is one of the ironies of the ministry that the very man who works in God's name is often hardest put to find time for God. The parents of Jesus lost Him at church, and they were not the last ones to lose Him there."