8 Greatest Eric Liddell Quotes

8 Greatest Eric Liddell Quotes

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Eric Liddell was an international rugby player from Scotland. Along with rugby he also ran track and traveled as a missionary. When ever the opportunity to compete in the 1942 Olympic games came he was forced to choose between his religion and the Olympics. He chose the Olympics and went on to win the gold medal in the 400 Meter. He died on February 21, 1945 at the age of 43.

“Christ for the world, for the world needs Christ!”

“God made me fast. And when I run, I feel His pleasure.”

“I believe God made me for a purpose, but he also made me fast! And when I run I feel his pleasure.”

“In the dust of defeat as well as the laurels of victory there is a glory to be found if one has done his best.”

“Many of us are missing something in life because we are after the second best.”

“Purity does not mean crushing the instincts but having the instincts as servants and not the master of the spirit.”

“We are all missionaries. Wherever we go we either bring people nearer to Christ or we repel them from Christ.”

“You will know as much of God, and only as much of God, as you are willing to put into practice.”