Quotations by James Martineau

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Born: Sunday, April 21, 1805
Died: Thursday, January 11, 1900 (94 years old)
Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: English


All that is noble in the world's past history, and especially the minds of the great and the good, are never lost.
- James Martineau
(Keywords: History, Past, World)

Every man's highest, nameless though it be, is his 'living God'.
- James Martineau
(Keywords: God, Man)

Grief is only the memory of widowed affections.
- James Martineau
(Keywords: Grief, Memory)

Religion is no more possible without prayer than poetry without language, or music without atmosphere.
- James Martineau
(Keywords: Music, Poetry, Religion, Language, Prayer)

Religion is the belief in an ever-living God, that is, in a Divine Mind and Will ruling the Universe and holding moral relations with mankind.
- James Martineau
(Keywords: Religion, God, Belief, Mankind, Mind, Universe, Will)

The incarnation is true, not of Christ exclusively, but of Man universally, and God everlastingly.
- James Martineau
(Keywords: God, Christ, Man)

The pinafore of the child will be more than a match for the frock of the bishop and the surplice of the priest.
- James Martineau
(Keywords: Will)







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