This quote will change your perspective on sermon preparation:
“Preaching is not so much preparing a sermon and delivering it as it is preparing a preacher and delivering him,” wrote Bishop William Quayle.
"The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark. " -- Michelangelo
"The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full." -- Jesus Christ
"Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time." -- Steven Wright