Quotes by heathen

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  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    It is, I fear, but a vain show of fulfilling the heathen precept, ''Know thyself,'' and too often leads to a self-estimate which will subsist in the absence of that fruit by which alone the quality of the tree is made evident.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    American Novelist 1811-1896
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    Nobody had ever instructed him that a slave-ship, with a procession of expectant sharks in its wake, is a missionary institution, by which closely-packed heathen are brought over to enjoy the light of the Gospel.
  • Benjamin Stillingfleet
    Benjamin Stillingfleet
    British botanist, translator and author 1702-1771
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    Philosophers and common heathen believed one God, to whom all things were referred; but under this God they worshipped many inferior and subservient gods.
  • Henry Vaughan
    Henry Vaughan
    Welsh poet, author, translator and physician 1621-1695
    Henry Vaughan
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    So stick up ivy and the bays, and then restore the heathen ways, green will remind you of the Spring, though this great day denies the thing, and mortifies the earth, and all, but your wild revels, and loose hall.
  • Bret Harte
    Bret Harte
    American short story writer and poet 1836-1902
    Bret Harte
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    That for ways that are dark And for tricks that are vain, The heathen Chinese is peculiar.
  • Carl Gustav Jung
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
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    The Christian missionary may preach the gospel to the poor naked heathen, but the spiritual heathen who populate Europe have as yet heard nothing of Christianity.
  • Bret Harte
    Bret Harte
    American short story writer and poet 1836-1902
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    Which I wish to remark, And my language is plain, That for ways that are dark And for tricks that are vain, The heathen Chinee is peculiar.
    Source: The Heathen Chinee (1870)
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