Quotes: christ

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  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    If Christians would really live according to the teachings of Christ, as found in the Bible, all of India would be Christian today.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and myself founded empires; but what foundation did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded an empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for Him.
  • I now understand what Christ suffered in Gethsemane as well as any man living.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    A Christian is nothing but a sinful man who has put himself to school for Christ for the honest purpose of becoming better.
  • Lenny Bruce
    Lenny Bruce
    American Comedian 1925-1966
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    A lot of people say to me, ''Why did you kill Christ?'' ''I dunno... it was one of those parties, got out of hand, you know.'' ''We killed him because he didn't want to become a doctor, that's why we killed him.''
  • A love to Christ which is so cowardly and selfish that it is unwilling to proclaim by a public confession its faith in Him who hung before all the world crucified for sinners, is a love which is hardly worth the name.
    Source: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895)
  • Dwight L. Moody
    Dwight L. Moody
    American evangelist 1837-1899
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    A rule I have had for years is: to treat the Lord Jesus Christ as a personal friend. His is not a creed, a mere doctrine, but it is He Himself we have.
  • A young girl was asked: ''Whose preaching brought you to Christ?'' ''It wasn't anybody's preaching; it was Aunt Mary's practicing,'' he replied. The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
  • St. Francis of Assisi
    St. Francis of Assisi
    Italian Preacher, Founder of the Franciscan Orde 1181-1226
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    Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self.
  • Actually, it doesn't matter - Krishna or Christ - the name is the same. The main point is to follow the injunctions of the Vedic scriptures that recommend chanting the name of God in this age.
    Source: Bhaktivedanta Vedabase (2003)
  • Carol P. Christ
    Carol P. Christ
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    After much diligent research, aided by other women, I gradually came to understand that beneath the familiar Goddesses of the patriarchy, there is a much more ancient Goddess.
  • David Livingstone
    David Livingstone
    Scottish explorer, Christian Congregationalist and missionary 1813-1873
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    All that I am I owe to Jesus Christ, revealed to me in His divine Book.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Archbishop - A Christian ecclesiastic of a rank superior to that attained by Christ.
  • Isadora Duncan
    Isadora Duncan
    American Dancer 1878-1927
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    Art is not necessary at all. All that is necessary to make this world a better place to live in is to love -to love as Christ loved, as Buddha loved.
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
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    As I toiled up the Mount of Olives, in the very footsteps of Christ, panting with the heat and the difficult ascent, I found it utterly impossible to conceive that the Deity, in human form, had walked there before me.
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