Elisabeth Elliot Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Elisabeth Elliot quotes, Elisabeth Elliot sayings, and Elisabeth Elliot proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Maturity starts with the willingness to give oneself. Elisabeth Elliot
A man must at times be hard as nails: willing to face up to the truth about himself, and about the woman he loves, refusing compromise when compromise is wrong. But he must also be tender. No weapon will breach the armor of a woman's resentment like tenderness. Elisabeth Elliot
Stand true to your calling to be a man. Real women will always be relived and grateful when men are willing to be men. Elisabeth Elliot
If you believe in a God who controls the big things, you have to believe in a God who controls the little things. It is we, of course, to whom things look 'little' or 'big'. Elisabeth Elliot
Prayer lays hold of God's plan and becomes the link between His will and its accomplishment on earth. Amazing things happen, and we are given the privilege of being the channels of the Holy Spirit's prayer. Elisabeth Elliot
Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them. Elisabeth Elliot
Where does your security lie? Is God your refuge, your hiding place, your stronghold, your shepherd, your counselor, your friend, your redeemer, your saviour, your guide? If He is, you don't need to search any further for security. Elisabeth Elliot
If you take being a father seriously, you'll know that you're not big enough for the job, not by yourself. Being a father will put you on your knees if nothing else ever did. Elisabeth Elliot
Worry is the antithesis of trust. You simply cannot do both. They are mutually exclusive. Elisabeth Elliot
Cruelty and wrong are not the greatest forces in the world. There is nothing eternal in them. Only love is eternal. Elisabeth Elliot
The cross means suffering. Suffering's meaning is to be learned through the cross. Elisabeth Elliot
The deepest lessons come out of the deepest waters and the hottest fires. Elisabeth Elliot
Thanksgiving is a spiritual exercise, necessary to the building of a healthy soul. It takes us out of the stuffiness of ourselves into the fresh breeze and sunlight of the will of God. Elisabeth Elliot
Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them. Elisabeth Elliot
The life of faith is lived one day at a time, and it has to be lived. Not always looked forward to as though the "real" living were around the next corner. It is today for which we are responsible. God still owns tomorrow. Elisabeth Elliot
Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them. Elisabeth Elliot
Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them. Elisabeth Elliot
I think it is possible to learn stillness— but only if it is seriously sought Elisabeth Elliot