“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose.”
-Jim Elliot, paraphrasing Philip Henry.
Quote Number: 534
Sources: Henry, Matthew; J B Williams. The Life of Rev. Philip Henry, A. M. William Ball: London. 1839, Pg 36. Online here
Elliot, Jim. “1949 Journal Excerpt.” in Elizabeth Elliot. Shadow of the Almighty: The Life and Testament of Jim Elliot. HarperCollins: New York. 2009.
Source Notes: Jim Elliot paraphrased this quote, which is more widely known than the original. This is why I have included both quotes.