Quotes: scripture

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  • Umberto Eco
    Umberto Eco
    Italian writer 1932 -
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    A dream is a scripture, and many scriptures are nothing but dreams.
  • Babe Paley
    Babe Paley
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    All anger is not sinful, because some degree of it, and on some occasions, is inevitable. But it becomes sinful and contradicts the rule of Scripture when it is conceived upon slight and inadequate provocation, and when it continues long.
  • Tertullian
    Tertullian
    Roman Christian author from Carthage 155-240
    Tertullian
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    Arguments about Scripture achieve nothing but a stomachache and a headache.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
    Bhagavad Gita
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    As a man can drink water from any side of a full tank, so the skilled theologian can wrest from any scripture that which will serve his purpose.
  • Anne Hutchinson
    Anne Hutchinson
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    For you see this scripture fulfilled this day and therefore I desire you as you tender the Lord and the church and commonwealth to consider and look what you do.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
    Lord George Byron
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    History is the devil's scripture.
  • Roy L. Smith
    Roy L. Smith
    American clergyman and author
    Roy L. Smith
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    More people are troubled by what is plain in Scripture than by what is obscure.
  • Richard Rorty
    Richard Rorty
    American philosopher 1931-2007
    Richard Rorty
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    Open-mindedness should not be fostered because, as Scripture teaches, Truth is great and will prevail, nor because, as Milton suggests, Truth will always win in a free and open encounter. It should be fostered for its own sake.
  • Benjamin Watson
    Benjamin Watson
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    Our loyalty is not to our grandparents, the traditions, our volleyball team, our friends; as believers, our loyalty is to Scripture.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    Scripture is filled with examples of men and women whom God used late in life, often with great impact - men and women who refused to use old age as an excuse to ignore what God wanted them to do.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
    Billy Graham
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    Sincere Christians can disagree about the details of Scripture and theology - absolutely.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.
    Source: The merchant of Venice (1597)
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    The devil can site scripture for his own purpose! An evil soul producing holy witness is like a villain with a smiling cheek.
  • Anne Hutchinson
    Anne Hutchinson
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    The Lord knows that I could not open scripture; he must by his prophetical office open it unto me. So after that being unsatisfied in the thing, the Lord was pleased to bring this scripture out of the Hebrews.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    The scripture in times of disputes is like an open town in times of war, which serves in differently the occasions of both parties.
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