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Quotations by author » Mary Baker Eddy
American Founder of the religious faith known as Christian Science, 1821-1910
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A wicked mortal is not the idea of God. He is little else than the expression of error. To suppose that sin, lust, hatred, envy, hypocrisy, revenge, have life abiding in them, is a terrible mistake. Life and Life's idea, Truth and Truth's idea, never make men sick, sinful, or mortal.
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Audible prayer can never do the works of spiritual understanding, which regenerates; but silent prayer, watchfulness, and devout obedience enable us to follow Jesus example. Long prayers, superstition, and creeds clip the strong pinions of Love, and
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Chastity is the cement of civilization and progress. Without it there is no stability in society, and without it one cannot attain the Science of Life.
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Disease is an experience of a so-called mortal mind. It is fear made manifest on the body.
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Error is a supposition that pleasure and pain, that intelligence, substance, life, are existent in matter. Error is neither Mind nor one of Mind's faculties. Error is the contradiction of Truth. Error is a belief without understanding. Error is unreal because untrue. It is that which stemma to be and is not. If error were true, its truth would be error, and we should have a self-evident absurdity /namely, erroneous truth. Thus we should continue to lose the standard of Truth.
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Experience teaches us that we do not always receive the blessings we ask for in prayer
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Give up the belief that mind is, even temporarily, compressed within the skull, and you will quickly become more manly or womanly. You will understand yourself and your Maker better than before.
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Happiness is spiritual, born of Truth and Love. It is unselfish; therefore it cannot exist alone, but requires all mankind to share it.
Happiness
Health is not a condition of matter, but of Mind.
Health
I would no more quarrel with a man because of his religion than I would because of his art.
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If Christianity is not scientific, and Science is not God, then there is no invariable law, and truth becomes an accident.
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Is civilization only a higher form of idolatry, that man should bow down to a flesh-brush, to flannels, to baths, diet, exercise, and air?
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Jealousy is the grave of affection
AffectionJealousy
Reject hatred without hating.
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Science reveals the possibility of achieving all good, and sets mortals at work to discover what God has already done; but distrust of one's ability to gain the goodness desired and to bring out better and higher results, often hampers the trial of one's wings and ensures failure at the outset.
Possibility
Sin brought death, and death will disappear with the disappearance of sin.
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Spirit is the real and eternal; matter is the unreal and temporal.
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The age looks steadily to the redressing of wrong, to the righting of every form of error and injustice; and a tireless and prying philanthropy, which is almost omniscient, is one of the most hopeful characteristics of the time.
Age
To live and let live, without clamour for distinction or recognition; to wait on divine love; to write truth first on the tablet of one's own heart - this is the sanity and perfection of living.
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To those leaning on the sustaining infinite, today is big with blessings.
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