Quotations on Bible

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I spent six years in Bible study because I needed to get grounded. People really need to spend time in the Bible getting to know the God they claim to love.
- Willie Aames
(Keywords: Love, Time, God, People, Bible, Study, Years)

I consider myself a non-denominational Christian. I grew up in a Bible church and still hold those beliefs very close to me.
- Jensen Ackles
(Keywords: Christian, Church, Bible, Beliefs)

Every scientific truth goes through three states: first, people say it conflicts with the Bible; next, they say it has been discovered before; lastly, they say they always believed it.
- Louis Agassiz
(Keywords: Truth, People, Bible, First)

We always had lutefisk for Christmas dinner, after which Dad read from the Norwegian Bible.
- Peter Agre
(Keywords: Dad, Bible, Christmas)

It's not listed in the Bible, but my spiritual gift, my specific calling from God, is to be a television talk-show host.
- Jim Bakker
(Keywords: God, Bible, Spiritual, Talk, Television)

I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Keywords: Education, Bible, Liberal, Shakespeare)

I first pitched the idea of doing a series of cartoons based on Bible stories. They didn't much like it.
- Joseph Barbera
(Keywords: Idea, Bible, Cartoons, First)

Some quality performances and movies have a chance to be rewarded, but it's not like it's a bible.
- Javier Bardem
(Keywords: Movies, Quality, Bible, Chance)

The Bible, as a revelation from God, was not designed to give us all the information we might desire, nor to solve all the questions about which the human soul is perplexed, but to impart enough to be a safe guide to the haven of eternal rest.
- Albert Barnes
(Keywords: God, Soul, Bible, Desire, Information, Questions, Rest)

It does not require great learning to be a Christian and be convinced of the truth of the Bible. It requires only an honest heart and a willingness to obey God.
- Albert Barnes
(Keywords: God, Truth, Heart, Christian, Bible, Learning)

The Bible is not man's word about God, but God's word about man.
- John Barth
(Keywords: God, Bible, Man, Word)

I'm a Catholic, but I used to love going to Vacation Bible School with my fundamentalist friends.
- Paul Begala
(Keywords: Love, Bible, Friends, School, Vacation)

Both of my parents would say they were atheists, so where I inherited my connection to God I don't know. But it's natural. No Bible, no Torah, just the love religion.
- Lisa Bonet
(Keywords: Love, Religion, God, Bible, Connection, Parents)

We follow the rules laid out in the Bible for running our church.
- William Brewster
(Keywords: Church, Bible, Rules, Running)

Brotherhood is not just a Bible word. Out of comradeship can come and will come the happy life for all.
- Heywood Broun
(Keywords: Life, Bible, Brotherhood, Will, Word)

The Bible may be the truth, but it is not the whole truth and nothing but the truth.
- Samuel Butler
(Keywords: Truth, Bible, May, Nothing)

Put your nose into the Bible everyday. It is your spiritual food. And then share it. Make a vow not to be a lukewarm Christian.
- Kirk Cameron
(Keywords: Food, Christian, Bible, Spiritual, Vow)

So after the Lewinsky scandal, everything changed, and we moved from using the Bible to address the moral issues of our time, which were social, to moral issues of our time that were very personal. I have continued that relationship up until the present.
- Tony Campolo
(Keywords: Time, Bible, Present, Scandal)

The Bible says, as a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.
- Dyan Cannon
(Keywords: Heart, Bible, Man)

There are certain books in the world which every searcher for truth must know: the Bible, the Critique of Pure Reason, the Origin of Species, and Karl Marx's Capital.
- Al Capp
(Keywords: Truth, Bible, Books, Reason, World)

I was thinking about how people seem to read the Bible a whole lot more as they get older; then it dawned on me - they're cramming for their final exam.
- George Carlin
(Keywords: People, Bible, Thinking)

The history of all the great characters of the Bible is summed up in this one sentence: They acquainted themselves with God, and acquiesced His will in all things.
- Richard Cecil
(Keywords: History, God, Bible, Will)

The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Keywords: Love, People, Bible, Enemies, Neighbors)

The Bible is one of the most genocidal books in history.
- Noam Chomsky
(Keywords: History, Bible, Books)

I have continued systematically to study the Book of Mormon and Bible to understand even more deeply what God expects of me and my family while on this earth.
- Clayton Christensen
(Keywords: Family, God, Bible, Earth, Mormon, Study)

As I have studied the Bible and the Book of Mormon, I have come to know through the power of the Spirit of God, that these books contain the fullness of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
- Clayton Christensen
(Keywords: Power, God, Bible, Books, Christ, Mormon, Spirit)

The Bible is proved to be a revelation from God, by the reasonableness and holiness of its precepts; all its commands, exhortations, and promises having the most direct tendency to make men wise, holy, and happy in themselves, and useful to one another.
- Adam Clarke
(Keywords: Men, God, Bible, Holiness, Promises)

If I try to understand what it means to be a Christian, I look at the two instructions that were given in the Bible that are paramount, and those are to love God with all your heart and mind, and to love your neighbor as yourself. That's it.
- Bruce Cockburn
(Keywords: Love, God, Heart, Christian, Bible, Mind)

I pastor a very large church in western Australia. We have about - over 2,000 people, which we have a Bible school, community services, a lot of things linked with it. So my life's very full today. Not enough days in the week.
- Margaret Smith Court
(Keywords: Life, People, Church, Bible, Community, School, Today)

To what greater inspiration and counsel can we turn than to the imperishable truth to be found in this treasure house, the Bible?
- Elizabeth II
(Keywords: Truth, Inspiration, Bible, Treasure)

On becoming more acquainted with the word of the Bible, I began to understand so much more of what I had been taught, and of what I had learned about life and about the people in mine.
- Duke Ellington
(Keywords: Life, People, Bible, Word)

If I were doing something that the Bible condemns, I have two choices. I can straighten up my act, or I can somehow distort and twist and change the meaning of the Bible.
- Jerry Falwell
(Keywords: Change, Bible, Act, Choices, Meaning)

I believe with all my heart that the Bible is the infallible word of God.
- Jerry Falwell
(Keywords: God, Heart, Bible, Word)

People have the idea of missionaries as going out with the Bible and hitting natives with it. It's not really what they were doing. They were all doing something rather different.
- Colin Firth
(Keywords: People, Idea, Bible, Missionaries)

I was taught a lot of Bible at home and had a voracious appetite for reading the Bible.
- Amy Grant
(Keywords: Home, Bible, Appetite, Reading)

Hold fast to the Bible. To the influence of this Book we are indebted for all the progress made in true civilization and to this we must look as our guide in the future.
- Ulysses S. Grant
(Keywords: Civilization, Progress, Bible, Future, Influence)

When you put your hand on the Bible, you are saying something much stronger than just telling your peers that you're going to tell the truth.
- Lee Greenwood
(Keywords: Truth, Bible, Saying)

My grandparents knew it was important that I understood Christianity and the Bible. But they never took me to church; they sent me to church.
- Lee Greenwood
(Keywords: Christianity, Church, Bible, Grandparents)

Oh, there's going to be debate because you're dealing with the Bible and religion is supposed to be separate from state and that to me is already a conflict before it even hits the gay issue.
- Pam Grier
(Keywords: Religion, Bible, Conflict, Debate, Gay, State)

Now the Bible tells us that we are all by nature, sinners, that we are slaves to sin and Satan, and that unless we are converted, or born again, we must be miserable forever.
- Jupiter Hammon
(Keywords: Nature, Bible, Now, Satan, Sin)

The Bible is a revelation of the mind and will of God to men. Therein we may learn, what God is.
- Jupiter Hammon
(Keywords: God, Men, Bible, May, Mind, Will)

Those of you who can read I must beg you to read the Bible, and whenever you can get time, study the Bible, and if you can get no other time, spare some of your time from sleep, and learn what the mind and will of God is.
- Jupiter Hammon
(Keywords: Time, God, Bible, Mind, Sleep, Study, Will)

If you see most people neglect the Bible, and many that can read never look into it, let it not harden you and make you think lightly of it, and that it is a book of no worth.
- Jupiter Hammon
(Keywords: People, Bible, Neglect, Worth)

Fundamentalists are panicked by the apparent disintegration of the family, the disappearance of certainty and the decay of morality. Fear leads them to ask, if we cannot trust the Bible, what can we trust?
- Garrett Hardin
(Keywords: Trust, Family, Morality, Fear, Bible, Certainty)

There are two methods for the literary study of any book - the first being the study of its thought and emotion; the second only that of its workmanship. A student of literature should study some of the Bible from both points of view.
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Keywords: Thought, Bible, Being, Emotion, First, Literary, Literature, Study)

It is no exaggeration to say that the English Bible is, next to Shakespeare, the greatest work in English literature, and that it will have much more influence than even Shakespeare upon the written and spoken language of the English race.
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Keywords: Work, Bible, English, Exaggeration, Influence, Language, Literature, Race, Shakespeare, Will)

Accordingly the Northern races of Europe found their inspiration in the Bible; and the enthusiasm for it has not yet quite faded away.
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Keywords: Inspiration, Enthusiasm, Bible, Europe)

But every great scripture, whether Hebrew, Indian, Persian, or Chinese, apart from its religious value will be found to have some rare and special beauty of its own; and in this respect the original Bible stands very high as a monument of sublime poetry and of artistic prose.
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Keywords: Beauty, Poetry, Bible, Monument, Prose, Religious, Respect, Scripture, Value, Will)

For this reason, to study English literature without some general knowledge of the relation of the Bible to that literature would be to leave one's literary education very incomplete.
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Keywords: Education, Knowledge, Bible, English, Literary, Literature, Reason, Study)

There are people who eat the earth and eat all the people on it like in the Bible with the locusts. And other people who stand around and watch them eat.
- Lillian Hellman
(Keywords: People, Bible, Earth)



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