Best Quotes about Christians and christianity
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
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
To be like Christ is to be a Christian.
The test of Christian character should be that a man is a joy-bearing agent to the world.
Beecher, Henry Ward
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.
Christianity is completed Judaism or it is nothing.
Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity.
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.
If Christians would really live according to the teachings of Christ, as found in the Bible, all of India would be Christian today.
No egoism is so insufferable as that of the Christian with regard to his soul.
Maugham, W. Somerset
Christians are rare people on earth.
I am not a Catholic; but I consider the Christian idea, which has its roots in Greek thought and in the course of the centuries has nourished all of our European civilization, as something that one cannot renounce without becoming degraded.
If you make a great deal of Christ, He will make a great deal of you; But it you make but little of Christ, He will make but little of you.
Torrey, R. A.
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.
Many people profess Christianity. Very few live it-almost none. And when you live it people may think you're crazy. It has been truthfully said that the world is equally shocked by one who repudiates Christianity as by one who practices it.
Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion; it is like a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ.
What if men take to following where He leads, weary of mumbling Athanasian creeds?
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.
A Christian is a man who feels repentance on Sunday for what he did on Saturday and is going to do on Monday.
I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned.
The fear of hell, or aiming to be blest, savors too much of private interest.
Christianity, above all, has given a clear-cut answer to the demands of the human soul.
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.
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.
Christianity is the highest perfection of humanity.
The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult; and left untried.
Chesterton, Gilbert K.
A good example is far better than a good precept.
Moody, Dwight L.
Bear the Cross cheerfully and it will bear you.
The Christian religion, though scattered and abroad will in the end gather itself together at the foot of the cross.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Christianity is a battle not a dream.
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.
Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue with that; I'm right and I will be proved right. We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first -- rock and roll or Christianity.
Christianity provides a unified answer for the whole of life.
Christianity is either relevant all the time or useless anytime. It is not just a phase of life; it is life itself.
What the world requires of the Christians is that they should continue to be Christians.
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
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.
I have had more trouble with myself than with any other man.
Moody, Dwight L.
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
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.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
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
Christian life consists of faith and charity.
Never think that Jesus commanded a trifle, nor dare to trifle with anything He has commanded.
Moody, Dwight L.
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.
The Christianity which is shared is the Christianity which is convincing.
Hough, Lynn Harold
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.
God doesn't have any grandchildren.
Jones, Eli Stanley
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.
Faith makes a Christian. Life proves a Christian. Trial confirms a Christian. Death crowns a Christian.
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