Quotes for National Bible Week

Quotes for National Bible Week

quotes about the Bible

Blog reader Libby shared with me some quotes her friend Karen put in the Palo Alto Reading Room window for National Bible Week, and I thought you might enjoy seeing them:“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.”  Immanuel Kate

“I believe the Bible is the best gift God has ever given to man.  All the good from the Savior of the world is communicated to us through this book.”  Abraham Lincoln

“If there is anything in my thoughts or style to commend, the credit is due to my parents for instilling in me an early love of the Scriptures.  If we abide by the principles taught in the Bible, our country will go on prospering and to prosper.”  Daniel Webster

“ So great is my veneration for the Bible that the earlier my children begin to read it the more confident will be my hope that they will prove useful citizens of their country and respectable members of society. I have many years made it a practice to read through the Bible once every year.”  John Q. Adams

“All human discoveries seem to be made only for the purpose of confirming more and more the truths contained in the Sacred Scriptures.”  Sir William Herschel

“The whole hope of human progress is suspended on the ever growing influence of the Bible.” W.H. Seward

“The New Testament is the very best book that ever was or ever will be known in the world.”  Charles Dickens

“The Bible is worth all other books which have ever been printed.”  Patrick Henry

“The Bible contains the recipe for all healing.”  “Our thoughts of the Bible utter our lives.”  Mary Baker Eddy

quotes about the Bible


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