Favorite Quotes

“We shall not adjust our Bible to the age; but before we have done with it, by God’s grace, we shall adjust the age to the Bible.” – Charles Haddon Spurgeon

“Animam meam in odia haberem”
(Translated) “I would hate my own soul if I did not find it loving God” – Augustine

“Open profaneness is the broad dirty way which leads to hell
–but trusting in religious duties is a sure way, though a cleaner way to hell.” – Thomas Brooks

“If a commission by an earthly king is considered a honor, how can a commission by a Heavenly King be considered a sacrifice?” – David Livingstone

“The secret formula of the saints: when I am in the cellar of affliction, I look for the Lord’s choicest wines.” – Samuel Rutherford

“What, for some, is sin, others do to the glory of God. And the good Dr. Pentecost’s remarks notwithstanding, I intend to go home tonight and smoke a cigar to the glory of God. It is a kind of incense drifting to Heaven.” – Charles Spurgeon

“Hoc est verum. Wir sind alle Bettler.” (Translated: “This is truth. We are all Beggars.”) -Martin Luther

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” -Mark Twain


2 responses

4 01 2009

Fantastic quotes!

I especially enjoyed Thomas Brooks’ comments on religious duties. Leave it to a Puritan to convict my heart! 😉 Nice Christ-centered content and focus you’ve got here.

Soli Deo Gloria!

5 01 2009

Thanks Erik! I need to update the Favorite Quotes page soon. The Puritans always get me too. They really had a knack for aiming at the heart.

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