Land of Wisdom - Quotations and sayings
Main menu
 Home
 Categories
 Authors
 Quote of the Day
 Contacts
 Site map
Recommend to visit
 
Quotations by author » Dean Inge
Dean of St Paul's, London , 1860-1954
Quotes: 1 - 20 of 44 Pages: 1 2 3 Next Last
A cat can be trusted to purr when she is pleased, which is more than can be said for human beings.
Uncategorized
A good government remains the greatest of human blessings and no nation has ever enjoyed it.
Uncategorized
A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he cannot sit on it.
Uncategorized
Action is the normal completion of the act of will which begins as prayer. That action is not always external, but it is always some kind of effective energy.
Uncategorized
Admiration for ourselves and our institutions is too often measured by our contempt and dislike for foreigners.
Uncategorized
All faith consists essentially in the recognition of a world of spiritual values behind, yet not apart from, the world of natural phenomena.
Uncategorized
Bereavement is the deepest initiation into the mysteries of human life, an initiation more searching and profound than even happy love.
Uncategorized
Bereavement is the sharpest challenge to our trust in God; if faith can overcome this, there is no mountain which it cannot remove.
Uncategorized
Democracy is only an experiment in government, and it has the obvious disadvantage of merely counting votes instead of weighing them.
Uncategorized
Don't get up from the feast of life without paying for your share of it.
Uncategorized
Faith always contains an element of risk, of venture; and we are impelled to make the venture by the affinity and attraction which we feel in ourselves.
Uncategorized
Faith is an act of rational choice, which determines us to act as if certain things were true, and in the confident expectation that they will prove to be true.
Uncategorized
Faith is an act of self-consecration, in which the will, the intellect, and the affections all have their place.
Uncategorized
Gambling is a disease of barbarians superficially civilized.
Gambling
God does not always punish a nation by sending it adversity. More often He gives the oppressors their hearts' desire, and sends leanness withal into their soul.
Uncategorized
I have no fear that the candle lighted in Palestine years ago will ever be put out.
Uncategorized
If the universe is running down like a clock, the clock must have been wound up at a date which we could name if we knew it. The world, if it is to have an end in time, must have had a beginning in time.
Uncategorized
In praising science, it does not follow that we must adopt the very poor philosophies which scientific men have constructed. In philosophy they have much more to learn than to teach.
Uncategorized
Is there, as the medieval mystics taught, a "spark" at the core of the Soul, which never consents to evil, a Divine nucleus in the heart of the personality, which can take no stain?
Uncategorized
It is becoming impossible for those who mix with their fellowmen to believe that the grace of God is distributed denominationally.
Uncategorized
Quotes: 1 - 20 of 44 Pages: 1 2 3 Next Last
All quotations are property and copyright of their authors
© 2006-2019, Land of Wisdom