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)
No one ever became, or can become truly eloquent without being a reader of the Bible, and an admirer of the purity and sublimity of its language.
- Fisher Ames
(Keywords: Bible, Being, Language, Purity)
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)
The Bible was a consolation to a fellow alone in the old cell. The lovely thin paper with a bit of matress stuffing in it, if you could get a match, was as good a smoke as I ever tasted.
- Brendan Behan
(Keywords: Bible, Old)
The great standard of literature as to purity and exactness of style is the Bible.
- Hugh Blair
(Keywords: Bible, Literature, Purity, Style)
Both read the Bible day and night, but thou read black where I read white.
- William Blake
(Keywords: Bible, Day, Night)
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)
We gather for prayer, and reading the Bible, and singing the songs of David.
- William Brewster
(Keywords: Bible, Prayer, Reading, Singing, Songs)
The American mind, unlike the English, is not formed by books, but, as Carl Sandburg once said to me... by newspapers and the Bible.
- Van Wyck Brooks
(Keywords: Bible, American, Books, English, Mind, Newspapers)
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)
I think there are other issues that the Democrats could use to rally evangelicals. There are a lot of us, for instance, who believe that the Bible calls us to be environmentally responsible.
- Tony Campolo
(Keywords: Bible, Democrats)
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)
Political freedom is a political reading of the Bible.
- Whittaker Chambers
(Keywords: Bible, Freedom, Reading)
There's nothing written in the Bible, Old or New testament, that says, "If you believe in Me, you ain't going to have no troubles."
- Ray Charles
(Keywords: Bible, New testament, Nothing, Old)
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)
If you are an antichrist, you won't believe in the bible prophecy from the beginning. Which means, you won't believe that physical immortality will become possible.
- Alex Chiu
(Keywords: Bible, Beginning, Immortality, Prophecy, Will)
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)
In the Bible it says they asked Jesus how many times you should forgive, and he said 70 times 7. Well, I want you all to know that I'm keeping a chart.
- Hillary Clinton
(Keywords: Bible, Want)
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)
Intense study of the Bible will keep any writer from being vulgar, in point of style.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Keywords: Bible, Being, Study, Style, Will, Writer)
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)
Objective journalism and an opinion column are about as similar as the Bible and Playboy magazine.
- Walter Cronkite
(Keywords: Bible, Journalism, Opinion)
Whatever your relationship is to your sacred tradition in the West, you have some relationship to the Bible if only through the names of the characters.
- Anita Diament
(Keywords: Bible, Names, Tradition)
Script for an actor is like a bible. You carry it with you, you read it over and over, you go to your passages.
- Cameron Diaz
(Keywords: Bible, Actor)
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)
The Bible has done more harm than any other book in the world.
- William Floyd
(Keywords: Bible, Harm, World)