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Quotes about the Bible

B7Victor Hugo - "England has two books;  The Bible and Shakespeare.  England made Shakespeare, but the Bible made England".

"I have found in the Bible words for my inmost thought;  songs for my joy,  utterance for my hidden griefs and pleadings for my shame and feebleness"

George Mueller - "The vigor of our spiritual life will be in exact proportion to the place held by the Bible in our life and thoughts."

D.L. Moody - "Sin will keep you from this Book.  This Book will keep you from sin."
"I know the Bible is inspired because it inspires me"

Napoleon - "The Bible is not merely a book;  it is a Living Being, with an action, a power, which invades everything that opposes its extension,  behold!  It is upon this table:  This Book, surpassing all others; I never omit to read it, and every day with some pleasure."

Charles Haddon Spurgeon - "Nobody ever outgrows Scriptures;  the Book widens and deepens with our years."

Lord Tennyson - "Bible reading is an education in itself."

Thomas Huxley - "The Bible has been the Magna Charta of the poor and oppressed.  The human race is not in position to dispense with it"

E. Stanley Jones - "The Bible redirects my will, cleanses my emotions, enlightens my mind, and quickens my total being"

Helen Keller - "The Bible gives me a deep, comforting sense that 'things seen are temporal, and things unseen are eternal'".

Abraham Lincoln - "Without Divine assistance I cannot succeed;  With it I cannot fail!"
"I am busily engaged in the study of the Bible.  I believe it is God's Word because it finds me where I am."

John Adams - "Suppose a nation in some distant Region should take the Bible for their only law Book,  and every member should regulate his conduct by the precepts there exhibited!   Every member would be obliged in conscience,  to temperance, frugality,  and industry;  to justice, kindness,  and charity towards his fellow men;  and to piety, love,  and reverence toward  Almighty  God ...  What a Utopia,  what a Paradise would this region be."

Immanuel Kant - "The existence of the Bible, as a book for the people, is the greatest benefit which the human race has ever experienced.  Every attempt to belittle it is a crime against humanity."

George Washington Carver - "The secret of my success?  It is simple.  It is found in the Bible, "In all thy ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct thy paths."

Charles Colson - "The Bible - banned, burned, beloved.  More widely read, more frequently attacked than any other book in history. Generations of intellectuals have attempted to discredit it,  dictators of every age have outlawed it and executed those who read it.  Yet soldiers carry it into battle believing it more powerful than their weapons.  Fragments of it smuggled into solitary prison cells have transformed ruthless killers into gentle saints." 

Cecil B. DeMille - "After more than sixty years of almost daily reading of the Bible,  I never fail to find it always new and marvellously in tune with the changing needs of every day."

Jack Hayford - "The Bible is ... as necessary to spiritual life as breath is to natural life.  There is nothing more essential to our lives than the Word of God."

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