Quotes: holiness

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  • Abraham Cahan
    Abraham Cahan
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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.
  • Oswald Chambers
    Oswald Chambers
    Scottish preacher, writer 1874-1917
    Oswald Chambers
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    Holiness, not happiness, is the chief end of man.
  • John Keats
    John Keats
    English poet 1795-1821
    John Keats
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    I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination.
  • R. A. Torrey
    R. A. Torrey
    American evangelist, pastor, educator, and writer 1856-1928
    R. A. Torrey
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    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
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
    Lord George Byron
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    I like his holiness very much, particularly since an order, which I understand he has lately given, that no more miracles shall be performed.
  • Dag Hammarskjöld
    Dag Hammarskjöld
    Swedish diplomat 1905-1961
    Dag Hammarskjöld
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    In our era, the road to holiness necessarily passes through the world of action.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    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
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    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.
  • Eckhart Tolle
    Eckhart Tolle
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    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)
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    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.
  • Barbara Tuchman
    Barbara Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
    Barbara Tuchman
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    Woman [in the 14th century] was the Church's rival, the temptress, the distraction, the obstacle to holiness, the Devil's decoy.
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