Elizabeth Towne quotes

  • Man is a magnet, and every line and dot and detail of his experiences come by his own attraction.
    -- Elizabeth Towne

    #Men #Details #Lines

  • To all who want to accomplish something I say, Go into the silence regularly for power and wisdom to accomplish.
    -- Elizabeth Towne

    #Wisdom #Power #Silence

  • The money you attract is the exact measure of value of the ideas you have succeeded in externalizing.
    -- Elizabeth Towne

    #Money #Ideas #Values

  • All nature works, and then rests; works and rests. I caught its rhythm and worked and rested with it. When I felt that inertia stealing over me, I rested; and while resting my power recuperated - the tide rose in me.
    -- Elizabeth Towne

    #Rose #Tides #Stealing

  • God wants us to speak to men so that they will feel it, so that they will never forget it. God means every Christian to be effective, to make a difference in the actual records and results of Christian work. God put each of us here to be a power. There is not one of us but is an essential wheel of the machinery and can accomplish all that God calls us to.

  • We always knew how to honor fallen soldiers. They were killed for our sake, they went out on our mission. But how are we to mourn a random man killed in a terrorist attack while sitting in a cafe? How do you mourn a housewife who got on a bus and never returned?

  • Men have presented their plans and philosophies for the remedying of earth's ills, but Jesus stands alone in presenting not a system, but His own personality as capable of supplying the needs of the soul.

  • Life, to be sure, is nothing much to lose, But young men think it is, and we were young.

  • I read everything I could find: books and online. Sometimes bigger revelations came to me through finer details or something that you wouldn't pick up just by surface reading.

  • Similar to the telescope or the telephone, television enables us to see or hear things we never dreamed of. When you look at the details, a concrete scene between people is really something incredibly unlikely, something subtle that requires extended description.

  • In nature there are few sharp lines

  • In that moment it dawned on me that everything has to line up perfectly for something to turn out this awful.

  • I grew up without a lot of money and my parents grew up with far less money. And that's kept me in line. Really in line.

  • I get stage fright and gremlins in my head saying: 'You're going to forget your lines'.