Edwin Louis Cole Quotes

Maturity comes not with age but with the acceptance of responsibility. You are only young once but immaturity can last a lifetime!

Being a male is a matter of birth. Being a man is a matter of choice.

You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.

Men are limited by the knowledge of their minds, the worth of their characters and the principles upon which they are building their lives.

Temptation can be tormenting, but remember: The torment of temptation to sin is nothing to compare with the torment of the consequences of sin. Remorse and regret cannot compensate for sin….though sins can be forgiven immediately – the consequences can last a lifetime

A ton of prayer will never produce what an ounce of obedience will.

Winners are not those who never fail, but those who never quit.

You seek the heights of manhood when you seek the depths of God.

Knowledge is the acquiring of facts, understanding is the interpreting of facts, wisdom the application.

God never ends anything on a negative; God always ends on a positive.

Your best friend and worst enemy are both in this room right now. It’s not your neighbor right or left – and it’s not God or the devil – it’s you.

Character is more important than talent.

You can tell the nature of the man by the words he chooses.

A man who honors God privately will show it by making good decisions publicly.

You cannot compensate by sacrifice what you lose through disobedience

The difference between men who succeed or fail is their ability to handle pressure.

Greatness comes through serving. The more you serve, the greater you become

Boundaries are to protect life, not to limit pleasures.

There are dreamers and there are planners; the planners make their dreams come true.

The pleasures of sin exist. We cannot deny them. But we also dare not deny what follows in their wake: a voracious appetite, inflamed with eroticism, demanding more indulgence more often until a degenerative spiral captures the soul and drags us on a never ending descent into deeper patterns of immorality and illicit behaviour… Lust goes beyond the sexual. Lust can show itself in a variety of forms: covetousness, gluttony, drunkeness, power hunger, or unbridled ambition, to name a few

The man who seeks to please God is the man who people are pleased with. The man who seeks to please others won’t satisfy anyone.

The more you build your life on principle and less on personality – yours or others – the straighter will be your course.

All sin is a form of insanity. Satan is the most insane being of all because he still believes he can defeat God

God will lead you into a deliverance where the means that delivers you will be those who would destroy you.