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Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
~ Francis Bacon

 

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The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon.
~ Francis Bacon

 

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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

 

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Sink the Bible to the bottom of the sea, and man's obligation to God would be unchanged. He would have the same path to tread, only his lamp and his guide would be gone; he would have the same voyage to make, only his compass and chart would be overboard.
~ Henry Ward Beecher

 

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The Bible is God's chart for you to steer by, to keep you from the bottom of the sea, and to show you where the harbor is, and how to reach it without running on rocks or bars.
~ Henry Ward Beecher

 

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The law of Thy mouth is better to me than thousands of gold and silver pieces. [Psalm 119:72]
~ Bible

 

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Both read the Bible day and night, but thou read black where I read white.
~ William Blake

 

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The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.
~ James Bryce

 

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I call the book of Job, apart from all theories about it, one of the grandest things ever written with the pen.
~ Thomas Carlyle

 

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There is no doubt that God has often brought a certain verse to the attention of one of His children in an unusual and almost miraculous manner, for a special need, but the Word was never intended to be consulted in a superstitious manner.
~ S. Maxwell Coder

 

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Intense study of the Bible will keep any writer from being vulgar, in point of style.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge

 

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The study of the Bible will keep anyone from being vulgar in style.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge

 

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To what greater inspiration and counsel can we turn than to the imperishable truth to be found in this treasure house, the Bible?
~ Queen Elizabeth

 

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W. C. Fields, a lifetime agnostic, was discovered reading a Bible on his deathbed. ''I'm looking for a loop-hole,'' he explained.
~ W. C. Fields

 

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When the white man came, we had the land and they had the bibles. Now they have the land and we have the bibles.
~ Chief Dan George

 

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For this reason the Bible is a book of eternal and effective power; because, as long as the world lasts, no one will say: I comprehend it in the whole and understand it in the particular. Rather we must modestly say it on the whole it is venerable, and in the particular practical.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

 

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No one ever graduates from Bible study until he meets its Author face to face.
~ Everett Harris

 

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The great, God-blessed churches in the world today have one common characteristic: an insistence upon an exposition of God's infallible Word.
~ O. S. Hawkins

 

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The Bible is the great family chronicle of the Jews.
~ Heinrich Heine

 

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Well, Fitz, I looked all through that bible, it was in very fine print and stumbling on that great book Ecclesiastics, read it aloud to all who would listen. Soon I was alone and began cursing the bloody bible because there were no titles in it -- although I found the source of practically every good title you ever heard of. But the boys, principally Kipling, had been there before me and swiped all the good ones so I called the book Men Without Women hoping it would have a large sale among the fairies and old Vassar Girls.
~ Ernest Hemingway

 

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