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Quotes by Peter Marshall

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Wikipedia Summary for Peter Marshall

Ralph Pierre LaCock (born March 30, 1926), better known by his stage name Peter Marshall, is an American game show host, television and radio personality, singer, and actor. He was the original host of The Hollywood Squares from 1966 to 1981 and has almost fifty television, movie, and Broadway credits.

Marshall was given his stage name by John Robert Powers. Powers had chosen the last name Marshall for his sister (who later chose to use Joanne Dru instead), and Peter adopted it early in his career and paired it with an anglicized version of his middle name.


Escape is the byword-forwards, backwards, or sideways-into alcohol, busyness, good works, passivity, fantasy, or even madness. For the reality of the present and the immediate future seem even more frightening today.



God will not permit any troubles to come upon us, unless He has a specific plan by which a great blessing can come out of the difficulty.



The resurrection never becomes a fact of experience until the risen Lord lives in the heart of the believer.







Godly enthusiasm is not a fire of our own kindling...If a man, however, has caught fire, let me not quench the Spirit by dampening the ardor of his pure devotion. Enthusiasm is not contrary to reason; it is reason -- on fire.



Anarchism as a political philosophy seeks to dissolve all forms of authority and power, and if possible, wishes their complete abolition.



The choice before us is plain: Christ or chaos, conviction or compromise, discipline or disintegration.

Longer Version:

The choice before us is plain: Christ or chaos, conviction or compromise, discipline or disintegration. I am rather tired of hearing about our rights and privileges as Americans. The time is come -- it is now -- when we ought to hear about the duties and responsibilities of our citizenship. America's future depends upon her accepting and demonstrating God's government.



Give according to your income lest God make your income according to your giving.



If God does not enter your kitchen, there is something wrong with your kitchen. If you can't take God into your recreation, there is something wrong with your play. We all believe in the God of the heroic. What we need most these days is the God of the humdrum, the commonplace, the everyday.



The use of the right word, the exact word, is the difference between a pencil with a sharp point and a thick crayon.



Unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything.



Food is merely a platform for condiments.





Sometimes this going out in obedience to God's command is more dramatic than at other times... sometimes more spectacular... sometimes more brave... but always it is a venture into the unknown.



I could never describe it to anyone how I knew, but there was no mistaking it. One moment, I was walking along undecided -- and the next moment, I knew that it was God's will for me to go to America. I don't think I could describe it any more accurately.



I know that no business contract, no order or commercial consideration can ever be worth the happiness of one's home or the peace of one's mind.



This is a day of little faith -- of few convictions -- a day when men seem to have no great causes and no great passions. So in frustration, in disappointment, they are inclined to say, 'You can't change human nature.' It is true that we cannot change human nature. But God can.



Out of profound gratitude for my adopted country, I can only say that I would like in this land to live and die, and while I live to help other people as much as possible, believing that only in service to other people can I possibly express my gratitude for all that America has done for me.



Church members in too many cases are like deep sea divers, encased in the suits designed for many fathoms deep, marching bravely to pull out plugs in bathtubs.





When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.



If you hug to yourself any resentment against anybody else, you destroy the bridge by which God would come to you.



The true minister is in his pulpit not because he has chosen that profession as an easy means of livelihood, but because he could not help it, because he has obeyed an imperious summons that will not be denied.



A different world cannot be built by indifferent people.



Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work.



Give to us clear vision that we may know where to stand and what to stand for -- because unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything.



Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.



If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.


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