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He who begins by loving Christianity better than truth, will proceed by loving his own sect or church better than Christianity, and end in loving himself better than all.
- Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
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Best Quotes about Christians and christianity

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A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this -- that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made -- not to understand -- but to feel -- as crime.
Poe, Edgar Allan

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The Christian religion, though scattered and abroad will in the end gather itself together at the foot of the cross.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

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Christianity is the highest perfection of humanity.
Johnson, Samuel

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There are many of us that are willing to do great things for the Lord, but few of us are willing to do little things.
Moody, Dwight L.

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A good example is far better than a good precept.
Moody, Dwight L.

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A Christian is a man who feels repentance on Sunday for what he did on Saturday and is going to do on Monday.
Ybarra, Thomas

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Most of us spend the first six days of each week sowing wild oats; then we go to church on Sunday and pray for a crop failure.
Allen, Fred A.

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If Christians would really live according to the teachings of Christ, as found in the Bible, all of India would be Christian today.
Gandhi, Mahatma

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It is only when all our Christian ancestors are allowed to become our contemporaries that the real splendor of the Christian faith and the Christian life begins to dawn upon us.
Hough, Lynn Harold

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Any hope that America would finally grow up vanished with the rise of fundamentalist Christianity. Fundamentalism, with its born-again regression, its pink-and-gold concept of heaven, its literal-mindedness, its rambunctious good cheer... its anti-intellectualism... its puerile hymns... and its faith-healing... are made to order for King Kid America.
King, Florence

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Christianity is the root of all democracy, the highest fact in the rights of men.
Novalis

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What the world requires of the Christians is that they should continue to be Christians.
Camus, Albert

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I believe in Christianity as I believe in the rising sun; not because I see it, but by it I can see all else.
Lewis, C. S.

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Christianity is either relevant all the time or useless anytime. It is not just a phase of life; it is life itself.
Halverson, Richard

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Protestantism has the method of Jesus with His secret too much left out of mind; Catholicism has His secret with His method too much left out of mind; neither has His unerring balance, His intuition, His sweet reasonableness. But both have hold of a great truth, and get from it a great power.
Arnold, Matthew

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A Christian is nothing but a sinful man who has put himself to school for Christ for the honest purpose of becoming better.
Beecher, Henry Ward

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Christianity makes suffering contagious.
Nietzsche, Friedrich

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No one is without Christianity, if we agree on what we mean by that word. It is every individual's individual code of behavior by means of which he makes himself a better human being than his nature wants to be, if he followed his nature only. Whatever its symbol -- cross or crescent or whatever -- that symbol is man's reminder of his duty inside the human race.
Faulkner, William

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The test of Christian character should be that a man is a joy-bearing agent to the world.
Beecher, Henry Ward

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I have had more trouble with myself than with any other man.
Moody, Dwight L.

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I have now disposed of all my property to my family. There is one thing more I wish I could give them, and that is the Christian religion.
Henry, Patrick

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The Three in One, the One in Three? Not so! To my own Gods I go. It may be they shall give me greater ease than your cold Christ and tangled Trinities.
Kipling, Rudyard

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Christians are rare people on earth.
Luther, Martin

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Scratch the Christian and you find the pagan -- spoiled.
Zangwill, Israel

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How natural that the errors of the ancient should be handed down and, mixing with the principles and system which Christ taught, give to us an adulterated Christianity.
Brown, Olympia

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The trouble with some of us is that we have been inoculated with small doses of Christianity which keep us from catching the real thing.
Weatherhead, Leslie

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Real Christianity is lovely. There is a quality about a Spirit-filled, radiant Christian that draws and attracts others and causes them to enjoy favor with all the people. The truth is that the gospel is not nearly as offensive as some of its proponents!
Hawkins, O. S.

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Christianity, above all, has given a clear-cut answer to the demands of the human soul.

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There were honest people long before there were Christians and there are, God be praised, still honest people where there are no Christians. It could therefore easily be possible that people are Christians because true Christianity corresponds to what they would have been even if Christianity did not exist.
Lichtenberg, Georg C.

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He who begins by loving Christianity better than truth, will proceed by loving his own sect or church better than Christianity, and end in loving himself better than all.
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

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Regardless of the day or the hour; whether in seeming good times or bad, the Christian lives in the world for the good of the world and for the sake of the world.
Lindsell, Harold

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Wherever there are walls I shall inscribe this eternal accusation against Christianity upon them -- I can write in letters which make even the blind see. I call Christianity the one great curse, the one great intrinsic depravity, the one great instinct for revenge for which no expedient is sufficiently poisonous, secret, subterranean, petty -- I call it the one immortal blemish of mankind.
Nietzsche, Friedrich

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Our brains are no longer conditioned for reverence and awe. We cannot imagine a Second Coming that would not be cut down to size by the televised evening news, or a Last Judgment not subject to pages of holier-than-thou second-guessing in The New York Review of Books.
Updike, John

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Christianity, with its doctrine of humility, of forgiveness, of love, is incompatible with the state, with its haughtiness, its violence, its punishment and its wars.
Tolstoy, Count Leo

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The early Christian rules of life were not made to last, because the early Christians did not believe that the world itself was going to last.
Shaw, George Bernard

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Here I swear, and as I break my oath may eternity blast me, here I swear that never will I forgive Christianity! It is the only point on which I allow myself to encourage revenge. Oh, how I wish I were the Antichrist, that it were mine to crush the Demon; to hurl him to his native Hell never to rise again -- I expect to gratify some of this insatiable feeling in Poetry.
Shelley, Percy Bysshe

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One ABC of Christianity: Always Be Cheerful [1 Thessalonians 5:16]

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With two thousand years of Christianity behind him... a man can't see a regiment of soldiers march past without going off the deep end. It starts off far too many ideas in his head.
Celine, Louis-Ferdinand

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If Jesus Christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him.
Studd, C. T.

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People in general are equally horrified at hearing the Christian religion doubted, and at seeing it practiced.
Butler, Samuel

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Christianity is art and not money. Money is its curse.
Blake, William

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A rule I have had for years is: to treat the Lord Jesus Christ as a personal friend. His is not a creed, a mere doctrine, but it is He Himself we have.
Moody, Dwight L.

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The great difference between present-day Christianity and that of which we read in these letters is that to us it is primarily a performance, to them it was a real experience. To these men it is quite plainly the invasion of their lives by a new quality of life altogether. They do not hesitate to describe this as Christ living in them.
Phillips, James

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The fear of hell, or aiming to be blest, savors too much of private interest.
Waller, Edmund

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Christianity has operated with an unmitigated arrogance and cruelty -- necessarily, since a religion ordinarily imposes on those who have discovered the true faith the spiritual duty of liberating the infidels.
Baldwin, James

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Never think that Jesus commanded a trifle, nor dare to trifle with anything He has commanded.
Moody, Dwight L.

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Don't feel superior just because you go to church, it doesn't make you a Christian.

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The real security of Christianity is to be found in its benevolent morality, in its exquisite adaptation to the human heart, in the facility with which its scheme accommodates itself to the capacity of every human intellect, in the consolation which it bears to the house of mourning, in the light with which it brightens the great mystery of the grave.
Macaulay, Thomas B.

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Do you wish to find out the really sublime? Repeat the Lord's Prayer.
Bonaparte, Napoleon

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A real Christian is a person who can give his pet parrot to the town gossip.
Graham, Billy


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