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#1. It is hard to work for years with pure motives, and all the time be looked upon by most of those to whom our lives are devoted as having some sinister object in view. - Author: David Livingstone
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#2. May the time come when rich men and great men would think it an honor to support whole stations of missionaries in Africa, instead of spending their money on hounds and horses. - Author: David Livingstone
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#3. Fear God and work hard. - Author: David Livingstone
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#4. I will place no value on anything I have or may possess except in relation to the kingdom of Christ. - Author: David Livingstone
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#5. It is working with clients and changing that perception. I don't mind if market commentators have that view. It's the view that clients have that matters. - Author: David Livingstone
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#6. And although I see few results, future missionaries will see conversions following every sermon. May they not forget the pioneers who worked in the thick gloom with few rays to cheer, except such as flow from faith in the precious promises of God's Word. - Author: David Livingstone
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#7. Death alone will put a stop to my effort! - Author: David Livingstone
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#8. God had only one Son, and He was a missionary. - Author: David Livingstone
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#9. The islands above the falls are covered with foliage as beautiful as can be seen anywhere. Viewed from the mass of rock which overhangs the fall, the scenery was the loveliest I had seen. - Author: David Livingstone
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#10. There is a Ruler above, and His Providence guides all things. He is our Friend and has plenty of work for all His people to do. It is such a blessing and a privilege to be led into His work instead of into the service of the hard taskmasters - the Devil and sin. - Author: David Livingstone
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#11. It is far easier to travel than to write about it. - Author: David Livingstone
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#12. The mere animal pleasure of travelling in a wild unexplored country is also great. The effect of travel on a man whose heart is in the right place is that the mind is made more self-reliant: it becomes more confident of its own resources, there is greater presence of mind. - Author: David Livingstone
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#13. Though there is antipathy in the human heart to the gospel of Christ, yet when Christians make their good work shine, all admire them. It is when great disparity exists between profession and practice that we secure the scorn of mankind. - Author: David Livingstone
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#14. The brisk exercise imparts elasticity to the muscles, fresh and healthy blood circulates through the brain, the mind works well, the eye is clear, the step is firm, and a day's exertion always makes the evening's repose thoroughly enjoyable. - Author: David Livingstone
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#15. I place no value on anything I have or may possess, except in relation to the kingdom of God. If anything will advance the interests of the kingdom, it shall be given away or kept, only as by giving or keeping it I shall most promote the glory of Him to whom I owe all my hopes in time or eternity. - Author: David Livingstone
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#16. I am a missionary, heart and soul. - Author: David Livingstone
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#17. If you knew the satisfaction of performing a duty, as well as the gratitude to God which the missionary must always feel in being chosen for so noble and sacred a calling, you would feel no hesitation in embracing it. - Author: David Livingstone
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#18. I have never ceased to rejoice that God has appointed me to such an office. - Author: David Livingstone
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#19. If we have not enough in our religion to share it with all the world, it is doomed here at home. - Author: David Livingstone
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#20. I am immortal till my work is accomplished - Author: David Livingstone
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#21. If a commission by an earthly king is considered an honor, how can a commission by a Heavenly King be considered a sacrifice? - Author: David Livingstone
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#22. I have found that I have no unusual endowments of intellect, but this day I resolve that I will be an uncommon Christian. - Author: David Livingstone
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#23. I will try and remember always to approach God in secret with as much reverence in speech, posture, and behavior as in public. Help me, Thou who knowest my frame and pitiest as a father his children. - Author: David Livingstone
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#24. Self-deception helps us deceive. - Author: David Livingstone
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#25. I am a missionary, heart and soul. God had an only Son, and He was a missionary and a physician. I am a poor, poor imitation of Him, or wish to be. In this service I hope to live; in it I wish to die! - Author: David Livingstone
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#26. I determined never to stop until I had come to the end and achieved my purpose. - Author: David Livingstone
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#27. Nothing earthly will make me give up my work in despair. - Author: David Livingstone
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#28. It is my desire to show my attachment to the cause of Him who died for me by devoting my life to His service. - Author: David Livingstone
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#29. There is one safe and happy place, and that is in the will of God. - Author: David Livingstone
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#30. Shall I tell you what supported me through all those years of exile among a people whose language I could not understand and whose attitude towards me we always uncertain and often hostile? It was this: "Lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world". - Author: David Livingstone
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#31. I'll go anywhere as long as it's forward. - Author: David Livingstone
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#32. I will go anywhere, provided it be forward. - Author: David Livingstone
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#33. This generation can only reach this generation. - Author: David Livingstone
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#34. Anywhere, provided it be forward
farther still farther into the night. - Author: David Livingstone
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#35. Bin Nassib came last night and visited me before going home to his own house; a tall, brown, polite Arab. He says that he lately received a packet for Mr. Stanley from the American Consul, sealed in tin, and sent it back: this is the eleventh that came to Stanley. A - Author: David Livingstone
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#36. If you have men who will only come if they know there is a good road, I don't want them. I want men who will come if there is no road at all. - Author: David Livingstone
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#37. Cannot the love of Christ carry the missionary where the slave-trade carries the trader? I shall open up a path to the interior or perish. - Author: David Livingstone
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#38. I am willing to go anywhere, anywhere, anywhere-provided it be forward. - Author: David Livingstone
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#39. Providence seems to call me to the regions beyond - Author: David Livingstone
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#40. The end of the [geographical] exploration is the beginning of the [missionary] enterprise. - Author: David Livingstone
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#41. God, send me anywhere, only go with me. Lay any burden on me, only sustain me. And sever any tie in my heart except the tie that binds my heart to Yours. - Author: David Livingstone
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#42. The best remedy for a sick church is to put it on a missionary diet. - Author: David Livingstone
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#43. Fastings and vigils without a special object in view are time run to waste. - Author: David Livingstone
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#44. It's been busier than ever I guess they were having a going-out-of-business sale. - Author: David Livingstone
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#45. What a villain you are, to boast of killing women and children of your own nation! What will God say when you appear before him?" "He will say," replied he, "that I was a very clever fellow. - Author: David Livingstone
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#46. If success attend me, grant me humility; If failure, resignation to Thy will. - Author: David Livingstone
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#47. God had an only Son and He made Him a missionary. - Author: David Livingstone
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#48. All that I am I owe to Jesus Christ, revealed to me in His divine Book. - Author: David Livingstone
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#49. I'd rather be in the heart of Africa in the will of God, than on the throne of England, out of the will of God. - Author: David Livingstone
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#50. To be aroused in the dark by five feet of cold, green snake gliding over one's face is unpleasant. - Author: David Livingstone
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#51. Creeping with awe to the verge, I peered down into a large rent which had been made from bank to bank of the broad Zambezi, and saw that a stream of a thousand yards broad leaped down a hundred feet [30 m] and then became suddenly compressed into a space of fifteen to twenty yards. - Author: David Livingstone
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#52. I never made a sacrifice. Of this we ought not to talk when we remember the great sacrifice which he made who left His Father's throne on high to give Himself for us. - Author: David Livingstone
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#53. Education has been given us from above for the purpose of bringing to the benighted the knowledge of the Saviour. - Author: David Livingstone
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#54. Men are immortal till their work is done. - Author: David Livingstone
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#55. I am prepared to go anywhere, provided it be forward. - Author: David Livingstone
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#56. Do not think me mad. It is not to make money that I believe a Christian should live. The noblest thing a man can do is, just humbly to receive, and then go amongst others and give. - Author: David Livingstone
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#57. It is not all pleasure this exploration. - Author: David Livingstone
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#58. Sympathy is no substitute for action. - Author: David Livingstone
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#59. Without Christ, not one step; with Him, anywhere! - Author: David Livingstone
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#60. Christ alone can save the world, but Christ cannot save the world alone. - Author: David Livingstone
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#61. People talk of the sacrifice I have made in spending so much of my life in Africa. It is emphatically no sacrifice. Say rather it is a privilege. - Author: David Livingstone
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#62. All I can say in my solitude is, May Heaven's rich blessing come down on every one - American, English, Turk - who will help to heal this open sore of the world. - Author: David Livingstone
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#63. I will go anywhere, provided it is forward. - Author: David Livingstone
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