Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Reuel Howe, fully Reuel Lanphier Howe

American Author of Children's Books, Relationship Counselor, Ordained Protestant Episcopal Minister

"Much marriage difficulty and unhappiness are due to the failure of the partners to accept the fact of their finiteness and its meaning. Instead, they hold themselves up to ideals of performance possible only to God."

"I want them "dunked"-plunged deeply into life, brought up gasping and dripping, and returned to us humble and ready to learn."

"Until all students are faced by the tragedies, the contradictions and the stark questions of life, they cannot understand the need for redemption or God's redemptive action."