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Top 100 Quotes About Preachers

#1. I would not have preachers torment their hearers, and detain them with long and tedious preaching. - Author: Martin Luther
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#2. Television preachers extract money from the poor to live in a style and to indulge in shameful acts which equal or outdo the worst of the Renaissance Popes. - Author: J. Irwin Miller
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#3. Well, there is nothing we can do about it. We have to put up with these snakes, dogs, and swine surrounding us and corrupting the Gospel both in doctrine and in life. Wherever there are faithful preachers they always have to take this. Such is the fortune of the Gospel in the world. - Author: Martin Luther
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#4. Preachers love only their own voices. - Author: John Berger
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#5. Often, preachers comment on debates Jesus had with men two thousand years ago regarding problems of that time, instead of providing answers, in the Spirit of Christ, to the problems of modern man. Therefore, many come to the conclusion that religion is irrelevant. - Author: Richard Wurmbrand
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#6. The best evangelists, the best preachers, the best teachers are desperate people. - Author: Tullian Tchividjian
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#7. Find preachers of David Brainerd's spirit, and nothing can stand before them. Let us be followers of him, as he was of Christ, in absolute self-devotion, in total deadness to the world, and in fervent love to God and man. - Author: Jonathan Edwards
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#8. Unfortunately, preachers who distort God's Word are all too common today. Sometimes this springs from a sincere desire to soften hard hearts, but hearts aren't changed by compromise. - Author: Alistair Begg
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#9. Preachers are always pleasant company when they are off duty. - Author: Mark Twain
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#10. People who only listen to preachers have a tendency to put them on a pedestal, but those who live with preachers recognize that they are just common men. - Author: Paul Washer
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#11. Religion is a natural phenomenon of the human mind, but today, in the hands of theoretical bloodsucking religious preachers it has become a lifeless mockery. Now is the time that you take back religion from those intellectual idiots and place it where it belongs, in the temple of your inner cosmos. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#12. The preacher who casts a vote for conscience' sake, runs the risk of starving. - Author: Mark Twain
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#13. Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors that they are ready to repeat their lessons as often as we please. - Author: Robert Chambers
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#14. If preachers decide to preach about hope, let them preach out of what they themselves hope for. - Author: Frederick Buechner
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#15. There are more Baptist preachers in Texas than Baptist missionaries in all the world. - Author: Ray Thompson
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#16. Mark this down if you can. Silences, not just sentences, form the work of pastoral ministry. Wise pastors are listening preachers. - Author: Zack Eswine
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#17. We have preachers and savants who dilate endlessly on the sanctity of family and childhood but who tolerate a system in which a casual observer can correlate a child's social origin with its physical well-being. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#18. The problem is not liberal politicians, its evangelical preachers. - Author: Paul Washer
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#19. Soldiers' graves are the greatest preachers of peace. - Author: Albert Schweitzer
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#20. The fact that they viewed their wealth as a result of their own hands, without any honor other than lip service being given to the god that had blessed them, gave perfect openings to the liars slithering up their legs. - Author: Lee Goff
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#21. The hired preachers of all sects, creeds, and religions, never do, and never can, teach any thing but what is in conformity with the opinions of those who pay them. - Author: Frances Wright
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#22. I remember going to see Billy Graham in a cinema in Glasgow, and he was down in London. I used to go and hear preachers, and then we always went to church and Sunday school. That mattered a lot to me. - Author: Johann Lamont
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#23. We as preachers/teachers/pastors have to figure out things to do in order to garner the attention of individuals and also keep them at our churches by making sure that we reinvent ourselves on a consistent basis. - Author: Marvin Sapp
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#24. They decided to no longer air my messages on 'The Hour of Power.' They felt they could have greater impact if they had lots of different preachers. 'The Hour of Power' owns the Crystal Cathedral, and the owners, in effect, evicted me ... so that they could have other preachers on Sunday mornings. - Author: Robert A. Schuller
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#25. In church, sacred music would make believers of us all - but preachers can be counted on to restore the balance. - Author: Mignon McLaughlin
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#26. The inspiration of a single book has made preachers, poets, philosophers, authors, and statesmen. On the other hand, the demoralization of a single book has sometimes made infidels, profligates, and criminals. - Author: Orison Swett Marden
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#27. Stories arrest us. Parents use stories to capture the attention of active children. Preachers use stories to capture the attention of sleepy adults. - Author: Tony Reinke
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#28. I know perfectly well that, wherever I go and preach, there are many better preachers ... than I am; all that I can say about it is that the Lord uses me. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#29. I believe that there are too many accommodating preachers ... Jesus Christ did not say "Go into the world and tell the world that it is quite right." The Gospel is something completely different. In fact, it is directly opposed to the world. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#30. For preachers, clarity is a moral matter. It is not merely a question of rhetoric, but a matter of life and death. - Author: Haddon W. Robinson
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#31. What will the preachers say? .. to teach men not to persecute men: for, while a few sanctimonious humbugs are burning a few fanatics, the earth opens and swallows up all alike. - Author: Voltaire
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#32. English is the perfect language for preachers because it allows you to talk until you think of what to say. - Author: Garrison Keillor
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#33. I got a family I got to answer to. I got kids ... my older parents and my preachers and everybody. - Author: Terry Bradshaw
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#34. Virtue has many preachers, but few martyrs. - Author: Claude Adrien Helvetius
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#35. Two-thirds of all preachers, doctors and lawyers are hanging on to the coat tails of progress, shouting, whoa! while a good many of the rest are busy strewing banana peels along the line of march. - Author: Elbert Hubbard
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#36. St. Francis was in some ways a fundamentalist, but he was fundamentalist about those passages that asked a lot of himself and his "form of life," whereas most reformers (and preachers) are fundamentalist about passages that ask a lot of - Author: Hilarion Kistner O.F.M.
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#37. Remember, there are only a few model preachers. We have read of only one perfect Model, and He was crucified many centuries ago. - Author: Charles Henry Fowler
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#38. Preachers, however eloquent they are, are rarely heard as readily as pastors. After all, shepherds are sheep lovers, and the sheep are dependent upon their shepherds, who love them even before they listen. - Author: Calvin Miller
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#39. Most churches are run by preachers who went to seminaries, who decided to be preachers when they were 18, 19, 20 years old. These preachers never met a payroll. They don't know how the world works. - Author: Rodney Stark
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#40. Once Playboy came to me, all the preachers ran. I needed to pose in Playboy to make money. - Author: Jessica Hahn
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#41. Does anyone really think that America today is lacking preachers, books, Bible translations, and neat doctrinal statements? What we really lack is the passion to call upon the Lord until he opens the heavens and shows himself powerful. - Author: Jim Cymbala
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#42. More probably, foolish preachers, by always telling you how much Christianity will help you and how good it is for society, have actually led you to forget that Christianity is not a patent medicine. Christianity - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#43. Bold preaching is the only preaching that is owned of God. - Author: Horatius Bonar
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#44. I was born into a family of preachers. - Author: David Soul
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#45. So, is Hollywood anti-religion? Not in my opinion. But unlike, say, politicians and preachers who talk faith before going off to speak in tongues to their mistresses, Hollywood just doesn't wear its faith on its sleeve. - Author: John Ridley
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#46. Jeremiah Wright is one of the greatest prophetic preachers that black America has produced. What I find striking is that many white brothers and sisters miss the fact that there would be no black church if the white church wasn't political and racist in refusing to worship with us. - Author: Michael Eric Dyson
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#47. Sodom, which had no Bible, no preachers, no tracts, no prayer meetings, no churches, perished. How then will America and England be spared from the wrath of the Almighty, think you? We have millions of Bibles, scores of thousands of churches, endless preachers - and yet what sin! - Author: Leonard Ravenhill
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#48. What I'm saying is that preachers are like politicians. They choose what sin or crime they want to fight and they get their people riled up to do the same, making hate and fear. That hate and fear mask other things they should be concentrating on and it keeps people separate. - Author: Rain Carrington
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#49. I love books, food, music, sleep, people who work, heated arguments, the United States of America, and my wife and children. I dislike politicians, preachers, genteel persons, people who do not work or are on vacation, closed minds, movies, loud noises, and oiliness. - Author: Rex Stout
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#50. Anyone who resists the notion of women preachers is functioning as a tool of the devil. - Author: Tony Campolo
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#51. Preachers who talk about everything but the reality of Hell, are likeable betrayers of the Gospel. - Author: Ray Comfort
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#52. There is no need to be longwinded as a pastor, but there is a difference between being longwinded and preaching for a long time. Preachers should be conscious of time because God does everything in decency and order; nonetheless, God's word is not on the clock! - Author: Monica Johnson
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#53. For, even the preachers have begun to tell us that God is radium, or ether or some scientific compound, and that the worst we wicked ones may expect is a chemical reaction. - Author: O. Henry
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#54. There was a lot of Southern Baptist preachers and some yelling ones but mostly we had a pastor who didn't scream and I found a lot of comfort and joy and peace as a child hearing the Bible. - Author: Victoria Jackson
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#55. In pre-movie days, the business of peddling lies about life was spotty and unorganized. It was carried on by the cheaper magazines, dime novels, the hinterland preachers and whooping politicians. - Author: Ben Hecht
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#56. Let's start simple - what's your verb?" Carl asks. "What do you mean, my verb?" "A nurse nurses, teachers teach and preachers preach. If you could only choose one verb to describe what you do best, what is it? - Author: Ian Bull
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#57. For who in fact seeks the salvation of souls through indulgences, and not instead money for his coffers? This is evident from the way indulgences are preached . For the commissioners and preachers do nothing but extol indulgences and incite. - Author: Martin Luther
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#58. Most preachers say the nature of God is unknowable, but I'm certain of one thing at least. God almighty has a sense of humor. - Author: Robert Ferrigno
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#59. The preachers of past failures are the detractors of the success of the present and jeopardizers of the future - Author: ABC
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#60. Lawyers, Preachers, and Tomtits Eggs, there are more of them hatch'd than come to perfection. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#61. My whole family is spiritual. My grandmother, grand aunt, cousins, they're all preachers and pastors. Spirituality is a part of my family, from generations ago. - Author: Ziggy Marley
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#62. What the situation will be like in the world before the Lord returns, namely, Christ will be despised, and the preachers of the Gospel will be regarded as fools. - Author: Martin Luther
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#63. I feel bad for these preachers man, they're on their jets doing all of that stuff because there's a lot of people living hell on earth. - Author: Ryan Montgomery
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#64. Author conveys contemporary respect for Methodist preachers who rode the circuit of frontier settlements to put themselves at risk for the Gospel near the Second Great Awakening. They were dubbed 'God's light artillery'. - Author: Nancy Pearcey
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#65. There's a preacher on the radio that says the Beatles are trying to hypnotize us and turn us all into Communists. I was listening to 'Hey, Jude' the other day and I had the urge to move to Cuba, so there might be something to it. - Author: Chris Fabry
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#66. In this perilous times, we have more preachers of the Word than doers of thw Word. In other words, Not all preachers are doers.
May God may you and I doers of the Word - Author: Abegunde Sunday O.
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#67. We get to see it! January 1st, 2000! We get to see ... all those fundamentalist preachers having to do their backpedaling when the Armageddon doesn't occur. - Author: David Cross
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#68. How is it that there are not many who are led by sermons to forsake open sin? Do you know what I think? That is because preachers have too much worldly wisdom. - Author: Teresa Of Avila
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#69. I purposely don't talk about money, because people are already skeptical about TV preachers. But I do say that I want you to be blessed. To me, prosperity is having health, having great children, having peace, good relationships. It's not about the money. - Author: Joel Osteen
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#70. I want to host a religious show. I'm sure nobody will be wanting the 11 o'clock spot on Sunday morning. I think we should really get some of our own preachers and preach that gay is good. And we'd have a great choir. - Author: Kate Clinton
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#71. I came from an intellectual family. Most were doctors, preachers, teachers, businessmen. My grandfather was a small businessman. His father was an abolitionist doctor, and his father was an immigrant from Germany. - Author: Pete Seeger
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#72. Our rulers at the present day, with their machines and their preachers, are all occupied in putting into our heads the preposterous notion that activity rather than contemplation is the object of life. - Author: John Cowper Powys
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#73. Preachers err by trying to talk people into belief; better they reveal the radiance of their own discovery. - Author: Joseph Campbell
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#74. God is a child who amuses himself, going from laughing to crying for no reason, each day reinventing the world to the chagrin of hair-splitters, pedants, and preachers, who try to teach God his job as Creator. - Author: Elie Faure
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#75. After I saw a couple of pictures put out by my fellow comedy-directors, which seemed to have abandoned the fun in favor of the message, I wrote Sullivan's Travels to satisfy an urge to tell them that they were getting a little too deep-dish, to leave the preaching to the preachers. - Author: Preston Sturges
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#76. Wouldn't it be great if you could only get AIDS by giving money to television preachers? - Author: Elayne Boosler
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#77. No person shall preach without the permission of his Superior. All preachers shall explain the Gospel according to the Fathers. They shall not explain futurity or the times of Antichrist! - Author: Pope Leo X
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#78. The bells themselves are the best of preachers, Their brazen lips are learned teachers, From their pulpits of stone, in the upper air, Sounding aloft, without crack or flaw, Shriller than trumpets under the Law, Now a sermon and now a prayer. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#79. In the private arena, you can do whatever you wish, and people do. These crazy evangelical preachers get on the radio and TV and say incredible things. - Author: John Shelby Spong
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#80. The law needs to be applied to everyone equally and the Home Office has previous in banning hate preachers engaging in rhetoric similar to that of [Donald] Trump. - Author: Tulip Siddiq
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#81. There is only one way this can end: with the kind of defeat that makes a people feel that their preachers have lied to them, their leaders have deserted them, that the world is against them and that God is dead. - Author: Ken MacLeod
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#82. Don't take our word for it. Read the Bible itself. Read the statements of preachers. And you will understand that God is the most desperate character, the worst villain in all fiction. - Author: E. Haldeman-Julius
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#83. Too often, preachers encourage us to worship Jesus, but Jesus simply invites us to follow him - his way of life, his way of experiencing God. We are invited to practice the spirituality of Jesus instead of a spirituality or religion about Jesus. - Author: Preston Tama
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#84. Texas's main exports are cotton, oil, and preachers. - Author: Sam Torode
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#85. How much verbal garbage there is going out across the air waves and across the pulpits of our land because preachers do not believe the Gospel; do not believe that Jesus Christ is the only way. - Author: Dr. J. Otis Yoder
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#86. It [Jamaat-e-Islami] is not a missionary organisation or a body of preachers or evangelists, but an organisation of God's troopers. - Author: Abul A'la Maududi
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#87. A good many preachers say I am lowering the pulpit. I am glad I am. I am trying to get it down to the level of men's hearts. If I wanted to hit Chicago I would not put the cannon on the top of this building and fire into the air. Too many preachers fire into the air. - Author: Dwight L. Moody
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#88. ... both spiritual teachers and preachers fall into the trap of using imprecise, emotional mumbo jumbo - if you can't define it or explain it, then it's mumbo jumbo - to connect with an audience. The audience reads into it what they want, and it makes for good theater. - Author: Gudjon Bergmann
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#89. For I am verily persuaded the generality of preachers talk of an unknown and unfelt Christ; and the reason why congregations have been so dead is, because they have had dead men preaching to them. - Author: Gilbert Tennent
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#90. I like the fervor of religious music, the zealous aspect - that preachers can go from a conversational cadence into this passionate singing. - Author: Yannis Philippakis
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#91. Like many of my fellow preachers I acknowledge that my best and severest critic is my wife. - Author: D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
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#92. Any society that produces twice as many lawyers as it does poets and preachers is doomed. - Author: John Fogarty
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#93. Positiveness is a good quality for preachers and speakers because, whoever shares his thoughts with the public will convince them as he himself appears convinced. - Author: Jonathan Swift
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#94. I sometimes hear preachers speak of the sad condition of men who live without God in the world, but a scientist who lives without God in the world seems to me worse off than ordinary men. - Author: Louis Agassiz
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#95. Preachers say, "Do as I say, not as I do." But if a physician had the same disease upon him that I have, and he should bid me do one thing and he do quite another, could I believe him? - Author: John Selden
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#96. "Should I comfort those who do not mourn?" Some preachers are too quick and too willing to hand out pardons to sinners who do not mourn over their crimes! - Author: John William Fletcher
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#97. Our preachers weren't always right, but they were never in doubt. - Author: Mark Lowry
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#98. People who know how to act are never preachers. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#99. Now, I don't mind making fun of those preachers who steal money from people, they kind of deserve it. - Author: Victoria Jackson
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#100. It meant a lot of driving through nothingness, and sometimes all that prickled the radio dial were low-wattage religious broadcasts: preachers who thought the aliens were Jesus coming home, or that they carried the wrath of God in their round ships' bellies. - Author: Sean Platt
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