In the name of Jesus Christ, Eric Butterworth was a minister, author, and radio personality. His work, based on the unity principles, focused on the divinity of all people.
“The Seven Deadly Sins”, “The Psychology of Self-Control”.
He said one of the most important things about writing a good book is to be the last one to say it’s done.
25 Eric Butterworth Quotes
1. “A happy giver is a person who never has to worry, because they will never run out of good things to give.”
I like how you use Paraphrase to make the original sentence feel a bit off. It is more elegant, but I think you will lose some of the intended meaning.
To make it in life, you have to knock on doors, rather than waiting for someone to come to you.
Our job is not to make things right. We are here to see them right.
The author makes a great point in his advice to never question faith. For most people, faith is something that they can’t argue with. However, faith is just the lack of a rational thought process. People believe in many things that simply don’t make sense. They only believe in the things that do make sense because they are told lies about them.
It’s easy to become bitter about the bad things we’ve been through or the people who have hurt us. But bitterness can cause us to become ill, make bad decisions, and do things that are harmful to ourselves and those we love. The more we allow bitterness, regret, or hatred to take hold of us, the more stuck we can become.
Eric Butterworth was a great coach at the NOC during the early days and one of the reason we got so good.
The mediocre are not the same as the average. If you are average, you are average. A mediocre person is one who is the same as another mediocre person. This may not be a bad thing if you are comfortable with how you are as you are. However, it does not make you a great something. Being average is not an accomplishment.
Being able to control a man’s emotions and desires while simultaneously having self-respect can give a man power over his physical environment and other people.
Taking charge of your mind and not being held captive by the desires of the mind that would enslave you to misery is the only way to prosperity.
10th of 25 Eric Butterworth Quotes
How far will you go to become who you are. You are an original and the world is not afraid of you. It thinks you are crazy and you may think you are crazy too. But you’re not. You’re crazy for being who you are.
I’m not saying we’re God; I’m saying that we are Divine in expression… I’m saying that we have the potential to be more than human because we are made in the image of the Divine.
We can’t control how other people spend their money, and so we shouldn’t insist on them spending theirs in our way. We should focus on spending our own money in a way that helps others.
If we’re only taking a kid in as he is then we are ignoring his potential for change, growth and the things they become if allowed to be free.
There is only one way you can change your luck, and that is by changing your thoughts.
Jesus is the Redeemer. He is the Son of God. He is the One who gives love to everyone – even to those who do not deserve it. He lends new courage to those who faint from fear of the future. He strengthens hope and scatters joy to all who look to Him.
16th of 25 Eric Butterworth Quotes
If you go through life, you’ll just be a passive observer. So, when you get older, you should start growing. Start growing in your own strength, your intelligence, and your knowledge.
Doing something can distract us from the act of being. Sometimes it is necessary to simply be.
We all have an innate sense of what we are good at. What makes someone a successful entrepreneur is to be fearless in taking risks and moving ahead. It is not that we are born with this idea, it is that we must be willing to pursue it. The real risk is not in the idea, but in your ability to implement it.
The problem I had with this story is that the title (“Things may happen around you, and things may happen to you, but the only things that matter are the things that happen in you”) is misleading. What it really says is that you can try to focus on the “things happening in you”, but you are not really in control of that. However, there is nothing stopping you from trying and the story does offer some good advice about that.
You were born to achieve. Your uniqueness is that you were born to achieve.
He had no room in his heart to hold the memory of the wrong that his country and his people had done to him.
Two ships go East and West in the same wind. You cannot control the destination of a ship by sailing with different winds.
The goal should not be to make lots of money, but to acquire the consciousness through which the substance will flow forth when and as you need it.
I am human in expression but also divine in creation and limitless in potentiality.
Your fortune is not something that you can find, but rather something that you have to unfold.
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