Peace, Hope, Liberty and Virtue

Just saw this quote, do you know if it from the Bible, or not?

“There is no peace without hope, no hope without liberty, no liberty without integrity, no integrity without virtue”. – Bible or Not?

It reminds me a little of this Bible verse:

“And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity”. – 2 Peter 1:5-7

So, Bible or not? If so, where? If not who?

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Prepare For the Worst, Hope For the Best

Today’s quote is a popular English proverb about preparation. This is common sense, and very wise counsel, but is it Biblical?

“Prepare for the worst but hope for the best.” – Anonymous English Proverb

Whether it is explicitly stated or not, Paul lived by the motto of preparing for the worst and hoping for the best (which was that he, and those to whom he preached, would be saved in the Kingdom of Heaven). We do however see it explicitly his teachings to the Thessolonians and Ephesians.

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