Quotes by christianity
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English educator and historian 1795-1842
The distinction between Christianity and all other systems of religion consists largely in this, that in these other men are found seeking after God, while Christianity is God seeking after man.
American historian and theorist 1910-1977
The failure of Christianity in the areas west from Sicily was even greater, and was increased by the spread of Arab outlooks and influence to that area, and especially to Spain.
William Lyon Phelps
American author, critic and scholar 1865-1943
The Gateway to Christianity is not through an intricate labyrinth of dogma, but by a simple belief in the person of Christ.
English poet 1757-1827
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
The spiritualization of sensuality is called love: it is a great triumph over Christianity.
The want of education and moral training is the only real barrier that exists between the different classes of men. Nature, reason, and Christianity recognize no other. Pride may say Nay; but Pride was always a liar, and a great hater of the truth.
Thomas B. Macaulay
American essayist and historian 1800-1859
The whole history of Christianity proves that she has indeed little to fear from persecution as a foe, but much to fear from persecution as an ally.
The word ''Christianity'' is already a misunderstanding - in reality there has been only one Christian, and he died on the Cross.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-1936
There are many definite methods, honest and dishonest, which make people rich; the only ''instinct'' I know of which does it is that instinct which theological Christianity crudely describes as ''the sin of avarice.''
Norwegian writer 1832-1910
There may be men who think they are attacking Christianity when they investigate the historical origin or the morality of some dogma; I do not think so. Honest investigation can result only in growth.
English writer 1953-
To some degree Satanism is purely a kind of disease of Christianity. You've got to really be Christian to believe in Satan.
Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity.
Barbara W. Tuchman
American historian 1912-1989
Vainglory, however, no matter how much medieval Christianity insisted it was a sin, is a motor of mankind, no more eradicable than sex. As long as combat was desirable as the source of honor and glory, the knight had no wish to share it with the commoner, even for the sake of success.Source: A Distant Mirror
American author 1819-1891
We may have civilized bodies and yet barbarous souls. We are blind to the real sights of this world; deaf to its voice; and dead to its death. And not till we know, that one grief outweighs ten thousand joys will we become what Christianity is striving to make us.
American far-right media pundit and author 1961-
We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity. We weren't punctilious about locating and punishing only Hitler and his top officers. We carpet-bombed German cities; we killed civilians. That's war. And this is war.
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