Quotes that wowed me!

Check out all these quotes from men in our past. They were spot on, and we have become what they feared. Kinda gives a whole new meaning to “rolling over in the grave”

“Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.” – George Washington

“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroy ourselves.” – Abraham Lincoln

When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe-Thomas Jefferson

The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.-Thomas Jefferson

It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world. -Thomas Jefferson

I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.-Thomas Jefferson

My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.-Thomas JeffersonNo free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.-Thomas Jefferson

The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.-Thomas Jefferson

To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.-Thomas Jefferson

I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around the banks will deprive the people of all property until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered.-Thomas Jefferson

And then here are just some more great quotes;-)

“Many times the reading of a book has made the future of a man.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.” -Descartes.

“The man who does not read good books, has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.” -Mark Twain”

There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates’ loot on Treasure Island…and best of all you can enjoy these riches every day of your life.”-Walt Disney

“If we encounter a man of rare intellect we should ask him what books he reads.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson”

Master those books you have. Read them thoroughly. Bathe in them until they saturate you. Read and re-read them…digest them…a student will find that his mental constitution is more affected by one book thoroughly mastered than by 20 books he has merely skimmed.”-Charles Spurgeon

“Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings so that you shall come easily by what others have laboured hard for.”– Socrates.

Next to the Holy Scriptures, the greatest aide to the life of faith may be Christian biographies.”– A.W. Tozer

I will not talk to you longer; for what, after all, brethren, can religion cost us compared with what our salvation cost our Lord? What is it to go forward if we compare it with the glory that is beyond? A pin’s prick, that is all; and then you will be in heaven. Oh, to stand amongst the glorified!—to hear the Master say, “Well done!” One might die a thousand deaths to get those two syllables, if there were nothing else—“Well done!” -Charles Spurgeon

“In my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government ought to be instructed…No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges of a free people.” -Noah Webster

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