The best Quotes by Douglas Horton

The best Quotes by Douglas Horton

Douglas Horton (July 27, 1891, Brooklyn, New York – August 21, 1968, Randolph, New Hampshire) was an American Protestant clergyman and academic leader who was noted for his work in ecumenical relations among major Protestant bodies of his day.

The art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity.
Thinking good thoughts is not enough, doing good deeds is not enough, seeing others follow your good examples is enough.
If the destination is heaven, why do we scramble to be first in line for hell?
Smile, it's free therapy.
Thoughts are the gun, words are the bullets, deeds are the target, the bulls-eye is heaven.

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Thanks New Hampshire...
You're the reason 49 other states have to buy signs saying "Buckle up, its the State Law".
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to New Hampshire - and that's pretty much the same thing.
We've all got both light and dark inside of us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That's who we really are.
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Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
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It is our choices that makes us who we are, and we always have a choice to do what's right.
Peter Parker in Spider-Man
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A true warrior does not fight because he wishes to but because he has to.
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I'm starting to realize more than I ever wanted to, that doing the right thing doesn't always make you feel good.
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We all want to do the right thing. But the right thing is seldom free.
Kimble Hookstraten in Designated Survivor - Season 1 Episode 4
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We fight believing in our own justice. But if the enemy is doing the same thing, who's right?
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My son Jack once said to me, "Dad, do you think people are laughing with you or at you?"
I said, "I don't care as long as they're laughing."
For the soul, laughing is what oxygen is for the lungs.
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I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I'll go to it laughing.
A smile is the shortest distance between two people.
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A smile is the best makeup a girl can wear.
Laughing can serve you in dark moments and even help you crawl your way back out.
I have witnessed the softening of the hardest of hearts by a simple smile.
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.
I felt like a child amongst all the established players. First of all I had to prove myself in training and earn respect and over several months show what I was capable of.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021

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