Quotes: christianity

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  • Thomas Arnold
    Thomas Arnold
    English educator and historian 1795-1842
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    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.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
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    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
    William Lyon Phelps
    American author, critic and scholar 1865-1943
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    The Gateway to Christianity is not through an intricate labyrinth of dogma, but by a simple belief in the person of Christ.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    The spiritualization of sensuality is called love: it is a great triumph over Christianity.
  • Susanna Moodie
    Susanna Moodie
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    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
    Thomas B. Macaulay
    American essayist and historian 1800-1859
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    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.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    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.''
  • 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.
  • Alan Moore
    Alan Moore
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    To some degree Satanism is purely a kind of disease of Christianity. You've got to really be Christian to believe in Satan.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity.
  • Barbara Tuchman
    Barbara Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
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    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
  • Herman Melville
    Herman Melville
    American author 1819-1891
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    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.
  • Ann Coulter
    Ann Coulter
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    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.
  • Donald Trump
    Donald Trump
    American businessman 1946-
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    We're going to protect Christianity. We don't have to be politically correct about it.