17 Total Quotes

William Bryan Quotes

The parents have a right to say that no teacher paid by their money shall rob their children of faith in God and send them back to their homes skeptical, or infidels, or agnostics, or atheists
William Bryan
#Children

Christian civilization is the greatest that the world has ever known because it rests on a conception of life that makes life one unending progress toward higher things, with no limit to advancement or development.
William Bryan
#Christian

Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights; American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.
William Bryan
#Civil Rights

In this fight I have the most intolerant and vindictive enemies I have ever met and I have the largest majority on my side I have ever had and I am discussing the greatest issue I have ever discussed.
William Bryan
#Enemies

If that vital spark that we find in a grain of wheat can pass unchanged through countless deaths and resurrections, will the spirit of man be unable to pass from this body to another?
William Bryan
#Spirit And Spirituality

All the ills from which America suffers can be traced to the teaching of evolution
William Bryan
#America

I hope the two wings of the Democratic Party may flap together.
William Bryan
#Politicians And Politics

No one can earn a million dollars honestly.
William Bryan
#Honesty

The Imperial German Government will not expect the Government of the United States to omit any word or any act necessary to the performance of its sacred duty of maintaining the rights of the United States and its citizens and of safeguarding their free exercise and enjoyment.
William Bryan
#War

The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
William Bryan
#Confidence

The government being the people's business, it necessarily follows that its operations should be at all times open to the public view. Publicity is therefore as essential to honest administration as freedom of speech is to representative government. "Equal rights to all and special privileges to none" is the maxim which should control in all departments of government.
William Bryan
#Business

If the Bible had said that Jonah swallowed the whale, I would believe it
William Bryan
#Believe

If we have to give up either religion or education, we should give up education
William Bryan
#Education

All the ills from which America suffers can be traced back to the teaching of evolution. It would be better to destroy every other book ever written, and save just the first three verses of Genesis.
William Bryan
#America

None so little enjoy themselves, and are such burdens to themselves, as those who have nothing to do. Only the active have the true relish of life.
William Bryan
#Burdens

One miracle is just as easy to believe as another.
William Bryan
#Believe

This community is ready for healing.
William Bryan
#Community