Benjamin Whichcote Quotes

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Benjamin Whichcote quotes: Virtue is the health, true state, natural complexion of the Soul. Virtue is the health, true state, natural complexion of the Soul.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: A good man's life is all of a piece. A good man's life is all of a piece.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: He that is dishonest, trusts nobody. He that is dishonest, trusts nobody.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: Repentance doth alter a man's case with God: and therefore repentance should alter the case between one man and another. Repentance doth alter a man's case with God: and therefore repentance should alter the case between one man and another.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: No man is greatly jealous who is not in some measure guilty. No man is greatly jealous who is not in some measure guilty.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: A benefactor is a representative of God. A benefactor is a representative of God.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: He that would have the perfection of pleasure must be moderate in the use of it. He that would have the perfection of pleasure must be moderate in the use of it.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: Some things must be good in themselves, else there could be no measure whereby to lay out good and evil. Some things must be good in themselves, else there could be no measure whereby to lay out good and evil.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: Only madmen and fools are pleased with themselves; no wise man is good enough for his own satisfaction. Only madmen and fools are pleased with themselves; no wise man is good enough for his own satisfaction.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: He that does not repent, sins again. He that does not repent, sins again.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: The longest sword, the strongest lungs, the most voices, are false measures of truth. The longest sword, the strongest lungs, the most voices, are false measures of truth.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: Riches are but a means, or instrument; and the virtue of an instrument lies in its use. Riches are but a means, or instrument; and the virtue of an instrument lies in its use.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: The human soul is to God, is as the flower to the sun; it opens at its approach, and shuts when it withdraws. The human soul is to God, is as the flower to the sun; it opens at its approach, and shuts when it withdraws.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: Man is a wonder to himself; he can neither govern nor know himself. Man is a wonder to himself; he can neither govern nor know himself.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: It is hypocrisy for man to make any other use of his religion, or the credit of it, than to sanctify and save his soul. It is hypocrisy for man to make any other use of his religion, or the credit of it, than to sanctify and save his soul.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: The government of man should be the monarchy of reason: it is too often the democracy of passions or the anarchy of humors. The government of man should be the monarchy of reason: it is too often the democracy of passions or the anarchy of humors.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: None more deceive themselves than they who think their religion is true and genuine, thought it refines not their spirits and reforms not their lives. None more deceive themselves than they who think their religion is true and genuine, thought it refines not their spirits and reforms not their lives.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: All is not done when we have spoken to God by prayer; our petitions are to be pursued with real endeavours. All is not done when we have spoken to God by prayer; our petitions are to be pursued with real endeavours.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: He that is conceited of his Wisdom, is readier to impose Error, than to receive Truth. He that is conceited of his Wisdom, is readier to impose Error, than to receive Truth.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: If a man will be righteous and equal, let him see, with his neighbour's eyes, in his own case; and with his own eyes, in his neighbour's case. If a man will be righteous and equal, let him see, with his neighbour's eyes, in his own case; and with his own eyes, in his neighbour's case.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: Fear is the denomination of the Old Testament; belief is the denomination of the New. Fear is the denomination of the Old Testament; belief is the denomination of the New.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: The most that any of us know, is the least of that which is to be known. The most that any of us know, is the least of that which is to be known.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: Right and truth are greater than any power, and all power is limited by right. Right and truth are greater than any power, and all power is limited by right.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: An ill principle in the mind is worse than the matter of a disease in the body. An ill principle in the mind is worse than the matter of a disease in the body.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: We are made for one another, and each is to be a supply to his neighbor. We are made for one another, and each is to be a supply to his neighbor.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: None of us was born knowing or wise; but men become wise by consideration, observation, experience. None of us was born knowing or wise; but men become wise by consideration, observation, experience.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: Those that differ upon Reason, may come together by Reason. Those that differ upon Reason, may come together by Reason.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: Joy is the life of man's life. Joy is the life of man's life.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: When we do any good to others, we do as much, or more, good to ourselves. When we do any good to others, we do as much, or more, good to ourselves.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: Modesty and humility are the sobriety of the mind, as temperance and chastity are of the body. Modesty and humility are the sobriety of the mind, as temperance and chastity are of the body.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: A good word costs as little as a bad one, and is worth more. A good word costs as little as a bad one, and is worth more.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: He that neither knows himself nor thinks he can learn of others is not fit for company. He that neither knows himself nor thinks he can learn of others is not fit for company.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: No men stand more in fear of God than those who most deny Him. No men stand more in fear of God than those who most deny Him.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: We are only so free that others may be free as well as we. We are only so free that others may be free as well as we.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: Fear is prophetical of evil. Fear is prophetical of evil.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: Good men study to spiritualize their bodies; bad men to incarnate their souls. Good men study to spiritualize their bodies; bad men to incarnate their souls.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: He that repents is angry with himself; I need not be angry with him. He that repents is angry with himself; I need not be angry with him.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: Every profession does imply a trust for the service of the public. Every profession does imply a trust for the service of the public.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: No man doth think others will be better to him than he is to them. No man doth think others will be better to him than he is to them.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: Such an explication of Grace as sets men at liberty in morals, makes void the Law through Faith. Such an explication of Grace as sets men at liberty in morals, makes void the Law through Faith.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: Either be a true friend or a mere stranger: a true friend will delight to do gooda mere stranger will do no harm. Either be a true friend or a mere stranger: a true friend will delight to do good
a mere stranger will do no harm.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: Conscience is ... the God dwelling in us. Conscience is ... the God dwelling in us.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: There is no better way to learn than to teach. There is no better way to learn than to teach.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: That power is in vain which is never in use. That power is in vain which is never in use.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: Religion is ... being as much like God as man can be. Religion is ... being as much like God as man can be.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: God imposeth no Law of Righteousness upon us which He doth not observe Himself. God imposeth no Law of Righteousness upon us which He doth not observe Himself.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: A guilty mind can be eased by nothing but repentance; by which what was ill done is revoked and morally voided and undone. A guilty mind can be eased by nothing but repentance; by which what was ill done is revoked and morally voided and undone.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: Christ is God clothed with human nature. Christ is God clothed with human nature.
Benjamin Whichcote quotes: The Devil often finds work for them who find none for themselves. The Devil often finds work for them who find none for themselves.