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God, for example, appealed to me as a beardless man wearing a quilted silk cap; holiness was something burning, forbidding, something connected with fire while a day had the form of an oblong box.
Scottish preacher, writer 1874-19170
Holiness, not happiness, is the chief end of man.
English poet 1795-18210
I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination.
R. A. Torrey
American evangelist, pastor, educator, and writer 1856-19280
I am ready to meet God face to face tonight and look into those eyes of infinite holiness, for all my sins are covered by the atoning blood.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-18240
I like his holiness very much, particularly since an order, which I understand he has lately given, that no more miracles shall be performed.
Swedish diplomat 1905-19610
In our era, the road to holiness necessarily passes through the world of action.
English poet 1757-18270
It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but because they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God only.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-18620
The generative energy, which, when we are loose, dissipates and makes us unclean, when we are continent invigorates and inspires us. Chastity is the flowering of man; and what are called Genius, Heroism, Holiness, and the like, are but various fruits which succeed it.
The measure of your holiness is proportionate to the goodness of your will.
We should not think that holiness is based on what we do but rather on what we are, for it is not our works which sanctify us but we who sanctify our works.Source: Talks of Instruction (1994)
English poet 1612-16800
When the righteous man truth away from his righteousness that he hath committed and doeth that which is neither quite lawful nor quite right, he will generally be found to have gained in amiability what he has lost in holiness.
American historian 1912-19890
Woman [in the 14th century] was the Church's rival, the temptress, the distraction, the obstacle to holiness, the Devil's decoy.