Climbing Up The Ladder Quotes by John Ortberg, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Michael Bassey, Stephen Covey, Donny Osmond, Margaret Thatcher and many others.
The problem with spending your life climbing up the ladder is that you will go right past Jesus, for he’s coming down.
Of course, if you think of a European or American household in the ’50s, so what were the things that when people started climbing up the ladder, what did they buy? A fridge, a TV, I think piano was the number three item in say ’53 or ’54.
There’s no secret on how to attain a greater height, just keep climbing the ladder, don’t look at the dreadful distance, lock up that negative thoughts today, and fulfil your dreams.
It’s incredibly easy to get caught up in an activity trap, in the busy-ness of life, to work harder and harder at climbing the ladder of success only to discover it’s leaning against the wrong wall. It is possible to be busy – very busy – without being very effective.
If you’re climbing the ladder of life, you go rung by rung, one step at a time. Don’t look too far up, set your goals high but take one step at a time. Sometimes you don’t think you’re progressing until you step back and see how high you’ve really gone.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you – suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, ‘Well, I’ll have a go, too.’
The entire life of Jesus isn’t the story of somebody climbing up a ladder; it’s a picture of someone coming down-a series of demotions. The problem with spending our lives climbing up the ladder is that we will go right past Jesus, for He’s coming down.