Home » Quotes » 35 Magnificent Ron Hall Quotes

35 Magnificent Ron Hall Quotes

Ron Hall is known for being the other of ‘Same Kind of Different of Me.’ Telling the story of a homeless drifter, upscale art dealer, and stubborn women, Hall shares with the world what life changing love and unexpected betrayals he had lived through. Here is a look at some of the top Ron Hall quotes to share.

“All I can do is tell the jagged tale of my own spiritual journey and declare that my life has been the better for having followed Christ.”

“Art teaches something we all need to learn, especially about people who are different from ourselves:”To see things the way they truly are, sometimes you have to look more deeply.”

“Being friends is like being soldiers in the army. You live together, you fight together; you die together.”

“But if you is lookin for a real friend, then I’ll be one. Forever”

“But sometimes we has to be thankful for the things that hurt us,’ I said, ’cause sometimes God does things that hurts us but they help somebody else.”

“Even though I’m almost seventy years old, I got a lot to learn, too. I used to spend a lotta time worryin that I was different from other people, even from other homeless folks.”

“Ever man should have the courage to stand up and face the enemy,’ I said, ’cause ever person that looks like a enemy on the outside ain’t necessarily one on the inside.”

“For the first time, it struck me that when Denver said he’d be my friend for life, he meant it-for better or for worse.”

“Good medicine always tastes bad.”

“He assured me that God didn’t make cancer because cancer is not good, and he cautioned me not to blame God for something He didn’t make.”

“I ain’t sayin it ain’t all right to study the Bible. You got to study the Bible to know the rules of life. But I notice a lotta folks doin more lookin at the Bible than doin what it says.”

“I have learned that I cannot see into a person’s heart to know his spiritual condition. All I can do is tell the jagged tale of my own spiritual journey and declare that my life has been the better for having followed Christ.”

“I ran out of strong.”

“I thank God today she found the courage in her heart to love me enough so that someday I could tell you that even a black ex-con from Angola that stabbed a man could maybe someday do some good in the world if he gets a chance.”

“I woke up!” he replied, eye twinkling in his haggard face,”and that’s reason enough to be happy!”

“If Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.”

“If you fishin’ for a friend you just gon’ catch and release, then I ain’t got no desire to be your friend…”

“Jesus don’t need no help from no perfect saints. If He did, He wouldn’t a’ gone up yonder and left us down here in charge.”

“Judge people less on their mistakes than on how they handle their mistakes.”

“Life produces some inglorious moments that live forever in your mind.”

“Maybe my mission wasn’t to analyze them, like some sort of exotic specimens, but just to get to know them.”

“Money can’t buy no blessins.”

“Most people want to be circled by safety, not by the unexpected. The unexpected can take you out. But the unexpected can also take you over and change your life. Put a heart in your body where a stone used to be.”

“She did have one other fear, though: missing the call of God.”

“Sometimes to touch us, God touches someone that’s close to us. This is what opens our eyes to the fact there is a higher power than ourselves, whether we call it God or not.”

“Sometimes you can only understand why things happen when you see them in the rearview mirror.”

“The pain of losing Deborah still brings tears. And I cannot mask my profound disappointment that God did not answer yes to our prayers for healing.”

“The Word says God don’t give us credit for lovin the folks we want to love anyway. No, He gives us credit for loving the unlovable. The perfect love of God don’t come with no conditions…””

“The Word says God put ever star in the heavens and even give ever one of em a name. If one of em was gon’ fall out the sky, that was up to Him, too. Maybe we can’t see where it’s gon’ wind up, be He can.”

“There’s somethin I learned when I was homeless: Our limitation is God’s opportunity. When you get all the way to the end of your rope and there ain’t nothin you can do, that’s when God takes over.”

“To love a man enough to help him, you have to forfeit the warm, self-righteous glow that comes from judging.”

“When you is precious to God, you become important to Satan.”

“You know, you got to get the devil out the house ‘fore you can clean it up!”

“You never know whose eyes God is watchin you through. It might not be your teacher, your preacher, or your Sunday school teacher. More likely it’s gon’ be that bum on the street.”

“You stood up with courage and faced me when I was dangerous, and it changed my life. You loved me for who I was on the inside, the person God meant for me to be, the one that had just gotten lost for a while on some ugly roads in life.”

Here is a short clip featuring Ron Hall and Denver Moore at a small Bible Group as they discuss their New York Times Bestselling books, ‘Same Kind of Different as Me.’

About The Author
Although millions of people visit Brandon's blog each month, his path to success was not easy. Go here to read his incredible story, "From Disabled and $500k in Debt to a Pro Blogger with 5 Million Monthly Visitors." If you want to send Brandon a quick message, then visit his contact page here.