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Quote about the BiblePerson speakingbio of speaker
'The Old Testament, as everyone who has looked into it is aware, drips with blood; there is, indeed, no more bloody chronicle in all the literature of the world.' 20th century American journalist/writer/skeptic
'When missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said 'Let us pray.' We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.'20th century South African cleric/leader
'It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible. '18th century American militarist/patriot/president
'No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.'19th/20th century British(Irish) playwright/socialist/skeptic
'There are more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible than in any profane history.'17th century British scientist/philosopher/theologian
'When you read God's Word, you must constantly be saying to yourself, 'It is talking to me, and about me.' 19th century Danish philosopher/theologian
'Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.'19th century American writer/humourist
'The Bible is worth all other books which have ever been printed.'18th century American orator/politician/patriot
'So great is my veneration for the Bible that the earlier my children begin to read it the more confident will be my hope that they will prove useful citizens of their country..'18th/19th century American writer/patriot/president
'I am much afraid that schools will prove to be the great gates of hell unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures, engraving them in the hearts of youth.'16th century German religious reformer
Quote about the BiblePerson speakingbio of speaker
'Bible reading is an education in itself.'19th century popular British poet laureate
'It demands incessantly to be taken on its own terms: it will not continue to give literary delight very long, except to those who go to it for something quite different.'20th century British writer/Christian apologist
'The Bible is a book that has been read more and examined less than any book that ever existed. '18th century American pamphleteer/patriot
'I have always said that a studious perusal of the sacred volume will make better citizens, better fathers, and better husbands.'18th/19th century American patriot/president
'Take all of this Book that you can by reason and the balance by faith, and you will live and die a better man.'19th century American president
'The Bible has been the Magna Charta of the poor and oppressed. The human race is not in a position to dispense with it.'19th century British biologist/darwinist/agnostic
'If there is anything in my thoughts or style to commend, the credit is due to my parents for instilling in me an early love of the Scriptures.'19th century American politician/orator
'It is impossible to enslave mentally or socially a Bible-reading people. The principles of the Bible are the groundwork of human freedom.' 19th century editor/politician
'Never place a period where God has placed a comma. God is still speaking.' 20th century American high-pitched comedienne/tv pioneer
'The Bible is no mere book, but a Living Creature, with a power that conquers all that oppose it.'19th century French militarist/emperor

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