151 Total Quotes

British Clergyman Quotes

Charles Spurgeon
Must is a hard nut to crack, but it has a sweet kernel.
Charles Spurgeon
#British Clergyman

More company increases happiness, but does not lighten or diminish misery.
Thomas Traherne
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Charles Spurgeon
The Lord gets His best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction.
Charles Spurgeon
#British Clergyman

Charles Spurgeon
Humility is to make a right estimate of one's self.
Charles Spurgeon
#British Clergyman

Charles Spurgeon
A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots are withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.
Charles Spurgeon
#British Clergyman

A great memory does not make a mind, any more than a dictionary is a piece of literature.
John Newman
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Charles Spurgeon
Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
Charles Spurgeon
#British Clergyman

Is it not strange, that an infant should be heir of the whole world, and see those mysteries which the books of the learned never unfold?
Thomas Traherne
#British Clergyman

His authority on earth allows us to dare to go to all the nations. His authority in heaven gives us our only hope of success. And His presence with us leaves us no other choice.
John Stott
#British Clergyman

Charles Spurgeon
No one is so miserable as the poor person who maintains the appearance of wealth.
Charles Spurgeon
#British Clergyman

Charles Spurgeon
It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
Charles Spurgeon
#British Clergyman

Curiosity is the direct incontinence of the spirit.
Jeremy Taylor
#British Clergyman

It's not the having, it's the getting.
Elizabeth Taylor
#British Clergyman

Charles Spurgeon
Beware of no man more than of yourself; we carry our worst enemies within us.
Charles Spurgeon
#British Clergyman

Charles Spurgeon
By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
Charles Spurgeon
#British Clergyman

This visible world is wonderfully to be delighted in, and highly to be esteemed, because it is the theatre of God's righteous Kingdom.
Thomas Traherne
#British Clergyman

We can believe what we choose. We are answerable for what we choose to believe.
Cardinal Newman
#British Clergyman

Charles Spurgeon
You might not always get what you want, but you always get what you expect.
Charles Spurgeon
#British Clergyman

Charles Spurgeon
It is not well to make great changes in old age.
Charles Spurgeon
#British Clergyman

Dive on them and squash them if you must.
Jeremy Taylor
#British Clergyman

Nothing is more common than for men to think that because they are familiar with words they understand the ideas they stand for.
John Newman
#British Clergyman

Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches, and heaven itself.
Jeremy Taylor
#British Clergyman

It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance, for it requires knowledge to perceive it; and, therefore, he that can perceive it hath it not.
Jeremy Taylor
#British Clergyman

When you lie down with a short prayer, commit yourself into the hands of your Creator; and when you have done so, trust Him with yourself, as you must do when you are dying.
Jeremy Taylor
#British Clergyman

Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters after her image, but far more beautiful and prosperous.
Jeremy Taylor
#British Clergyman

He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home, and broods a nest of sorrows.
Jeremy Taylor
#British Clergyman

Secrecy is the chastity of friendship.
Jeremy Taylor
#British Clergyman

If anger proceeds from a great cause, it turns to fury; if from a small cause, it is peevishness; and so is always either terrible or ridiculous.
Jeremy Taylor
#British Clergyman

Know that you are your greatest enemy, but also your greatest friend.
Jeremy Taylor
#British Clergyman

He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it is certain that no man serves God with a good conscience who serves him against his reason.
Jeremy Taylor
#British Clergyman