Some Of My Favorite Quotes From 2006

These weren’t necessarily said or written in 2006, but I read or heard them in 2006:

Wonder

If we truly understood the growth of a grain of wheat, we would die of wonder.
–Martin Luther

Creativity

Creativity is more important than knowledge.
–Albert Einstein

Imagination

Imagination may be the hardest work of the human mind. And perhaps the most God-like. It is the closest we get to creation out of nothing.
–John Piper

Mystery

As soon as man does not take his existence for granted, but beholds it as something unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
–Albert Schweitzer

Time

The way you spend your days is, of course, the way you spend your life.
–Annie Dillard

Choices

What we choose in selecting among our desires for fulfillment determines what kinds of persons we become. What we decide to seek in life is the key to our character, and further determines what our character will be.
–Dallas Willard

It can be proved from the Torah, the Prophets and the other sacred writings, that man is led along the road he wishes to follow.
–Talmud

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