Dallas Willard Quotes

"What is thinking? It is the activity of searching out what must be true, or cannot be true, in the light of the given facts or assumptions."

"The truly powerful ideas are precisely the ones that never have to justify themselves."

"Feelings are good servants, but they are disastrous masters."

"One of the hardest things in the world is to be right and not hurt other people with it."

"The first act of love is always the giving of attention."

"Ruthlessly eliminate hurry from your life."

"We are becoming who we will be-forever."

"Kingdom obedience is kingdom abundance" ~ Dallas Willard

"Understanding is the basis of care. What you would take care of you must first understand, whether it be a petunia or a nation."

"Bodily pleasure is not in itself a bad thing. But when it is exalted to a necessity and we become dependent upon it, then we are slaves of our body and its feelings. Only misery lies ahead."

"It's very difficult to be right about something without hurting someone with it."

"This life is not something that is imposed upon us; we receive it and work with it."

"What a child does when not told what to do is the final indicator of what and who that child is."

"We're not here to prove we're right; we're here to help people." ~ Dallas Willard

"Everyone gets a spiritual formation. It's like education. Everyone gets an education; it's just a matter of which one you get."

"The most important thing in your life is not what you do; it's who you become. That's what you will take into eternity."

"Knowing the 'right answers' does not mean we believe them. To believe them means to act as though they're true."

"Find a person who has embraced anger, and you will find a person with a wounded ego."

"The hardest thing about leadership is the intimacy it requires."

"It would be strange if we came to shun the genuine simply because it resembled the counterfeit."

"When the will is enslaved to a desire, it will in turn enslave the mind." 6

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