25 Total Quotes

Preachers And Preaching Quotes

Benjamin Franklin
Every accent, every emphasis, every modulation of voice, was so perfectly well turned and well placed, that, without being interested in the subject, one could not help being pleased with the discourse; a pleasure of much the same kind with that received from an excellent piece of music. This is an advantage itinerant preachers have over those who are stationary, as the latter can not well improve their delivery of a sermon by so many rehearsals.
Benjamin Franklin
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Preaching is the expression of moral sentiments applied to the duties of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Martin Luther
Some plague the people with too long sermons; for the faculty of listening is a tender thing, and soon becomes weary and satiated.
Martin Luther
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Preach in the name of God. The learned will smile; ask the learned what they have done for their country. The priests will excommunicate you; say to the priests that you know God better than all of them together do, and that between God and His law you have no need of any intermediary. The people will understand you, and repeat with you: We believe in God the Father, who is Intelligence and Love, Creator and Teacher of Humanity. And in this saying you and the People will conquer.
Giuseppe Mazzini
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
The good rain, like a bad preacher, does not know when to leave off.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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William Shakespeare
But, good my brother, do not, as some ungracious pastors do. Show me the steep and thorny way to heaven whilst like a puffed and reckless libertine himself the primrose path of dalliance treads and wrecks not his own.
William Shakespeare
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Martin Luther
A preacher must be both soldier and shepherd. He must nourish, defend, and teach; he must have teeth in his mouth, and be able to bite and fight.
Martin Luther
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I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day; I'd rather one should walk with me than merely tell the way: The eye's a better pupil and more willing than the ear, fine counsel is confusing, but example's always clear.
Edgar Guest
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Samuel Butler
The clergyman is expected to be a kind of human Sunday.
Samuel Butler
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There are three things that can destroy a preacher, the glory, the gold, and the girls.
American Proverb
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We were preaching all week that we wanted to get a shutout,
Ray Henderson
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We were preaching all week that we wanted to get a shutout.
Ray Henderson
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More than preaching those things, he did those things.
Rick Schmidt
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John Selden
To preach long, loud, and Damnation, is the way to be cried up. We love a man that damns us, and we run after him again to save us.
John Selden
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The worst behaved students turn out to be the most pious preachers.
German Proverb
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That we should practice what we preach is generally admitted; but anyone who preaches what he and his hearers practice must incur the gravest moral disapprobation.
Logan Smith
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After the play was over, she said she was having pains in her lower stomach. So I went and told the preacher.
Travis Miner
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Al Sharpton is much smarter and funnier than he can seem in a television context. He is a smart politician and political strategist. He can give you a extremely cogent wrap of the primary, for example... He is also a real preacher who actually believes in God, unlike many of the preachers in my denomination, the Episcopalians.
Tucker Carlson
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Preacher likes to say something in his act which is that you know, Muslims, you got to get over this '9/11-itis.' You know, if you didn't do anything, act like you didn't do anything.
Azhar Usman
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Samuel Johnson
A man who is good enough to go to heaven is not good enough to be a clergyman.
Samuel Johnson
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Samuel Johnson
Go into the street, and give one man a lecture on morality, and another a shilling, and see which will respect you most.
Samuel Johnson
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It is hardly to be believed how spiritual reflections when mixed with a little physics can hold people's attention and give them a livelier idea of God than do the often ill-applied examples of his wrath.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
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Mother Teresa
One filled with joy preaches without preaching.
Mother Teresa
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Isaac Newton, ,Sir
The Christian ministry is the worst of all trades, but the best of all professions.
Isaac Newton, ,Sir
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A minister asked a little boy how to get to the Post Office. After the little boy told him, the minister said, Why don't you come to church tonight? I'm giving instructions on how to get to heaven. After thinking a minute, the boy replied, I don't think so. You don't even know how to get to the Post Office.
Author Unknown
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