36 Total Quotes

John Bunyan Quotes

If we have not quiet in our minds, outward comfort will do no more for us than a golden slipper on a gouty foot.
John Bunyan
#English Clergyman #Comfort

Prayer will make a man cease from sin, or sin will entice a man to cease from prayer
John Bunyan
#Man

Pray often; for prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God, and a scourge for Satan
John Bunyan
#God

He that is down needs fear no fall, He that is low, no pride
John Bunyan
#Fear

Sin is the dare of God's justice, the rape of His mercy, the jeer of His patience, the slight of His power, and the contempt of His love
John Bunyan
#Justice

My sword I give to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage, and my courage and skill to him that can get it.
John Bunyan
#Courage #English Clergyman

Our heart oft times wakes when we sleep, and God can speak to that, either by words, by proverbs, by signs and similitudes, as well as if one was awake.
John Bunyan
#God #English Clergyman

What a fool, quoth he, am I, thus to lie in a stinking dungeon, when I may as well walk at liberty! I have a key in my bosom, called Promise, that will, I am persuaded, open any lock in Doubting Castle
John Bunyan
#Fools And Foolishness

If you have sinned, do not lie down without repentance; for the want of repentance after one has sinned makes the heart yet harder and harder
John Bunyan
#Repentance

In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words with out a heart.
John Bunyan
#Indian Leader #Heart #English Clergyman

When you pray, rather let your heart be without words than your words without heart.
John Bunyan
#Heart #English Clergyman

You can do more than pray, after you have prayed, but you cannot do more than pray until you have prayed
John Bunyan
#Praise

One leak will sink a ship: and one sin will destroy a sinner.
John Bunyan
#English Clergyman

Temptations, when we meet them at first, are as the lion that roared upon Samson; but if we overcome them, the next time we see them we shall find a nest of honey within them
John Bunyan
#Temptation

There was a castle called Doubting Castle, the owner whereof was Giant Despair.
John Bunyan
#Despair #English Clergyman

Words easy to be understood do often hit the mark; when high and learned ones do only pierce the air.
John Bunyan
#Words #English Clergyman

He who bestows his goods upon the poor shall have as much again, and ten times more.
John Bunyan
#English Clergyman

He that is down need fear no fall
John Bunyan
#Fear

I could also have stepped into a style much higher than this in which I have here discoursed, and could have adorned all things more than here I have seemed to do, but I dare not.
John Bunyan
#Style

Hanging is too good for him said Mr. Cruelty.
John Bunyan
#Punishment

So soon as the man overtook me, he was but a word and a blow.
John Bunyan
#Man

The gentleman's name was Mr Worldly-Wise-Man.
John Bunyan
#Man