The Roman Empire was very, very much like us. They lost their moral core, their sense of values in terms of who they were. And after all of those things converged together, they just went right down the tubes very quickly.
One of the reasons surgeons have so much trouble separating Siamese twins is that nobody gets to do many of them. On the table, the anatomy is so different from normal, that you’re constantly trying to figure out, ‘Can I cut this? Does this wire lead to what?’ It’s like trying to defuse a bomb.
Use PMA: Positive Mental Actitude.
If you don’t accept excuses, then people will stop giving them and will start looking for solutions.
If we acknowledge our need for God, he will help us.
If we can take young people who excel at the highest levels, put them on the same kind of pedestal as the all-state basketball player and the all-state football player, and begin to get the same kind of recognition, it will have a profound effect, and we are finding that it does.
We’ll always be safe in Jesus Christ if we place our faith in the Lord.
Stop thinking of failing.
My strong belief is that God created human beings and therefore he knows about every aspect of the human body. So if I want to fix it, I just need to stay in harmony with Him.
I started reading about people of great accomplishment … and it dawned on me suddenly that the person who has the most to do with what happens in your life is you.
Having grown up in dire poor, the thing that I hated the most in life was poverty.
I came away with the idea that respect is really the solution. We need to teach young people to respect authority – particularly, respect the law.