A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
– Theodore Roosevelt, American Statesman
Bible reading is an education in itself.
– Alfred, Lord Tennyson, English Poet
“Education is useless without the Bible.”
– Noah Webster, American writer & educationist
How great and glorious it is to have the Word of God!
– Martin Luther – German Churchman
I have found in it worlds for my inmost thoughts, songs for my joy, utterance for my hidden griefs and pleadings for my shame and feebleness.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge – English Poet
“I believe that the existence of the Bible is the greatest benefit to the human race. Any attempt to belittle it, I believe, is a crime against humanity.”
-Immanuel Kant, German Philosopher
Intense study of the Bible will keep any writer from being vulgar, in point of style.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English Poet
It is impossible to rightly govern the world… without the Bible
– George Washington, American President
“I am busily engaged in the study of the Bible. I believe it is God’s word because it finds me where I am.”
“I believe the Bible is the best gift God has ever given to man. All the good of the Savior of the world is communicated to us through the Book.”
-Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, 1809-1865
“Jewish authors would never have invented either that style nor that morality; and the Gospel has marks of truth so great, so striking, so utterly inimitable, that the invention of it would be more astonishing than the hero.”
– Jean Jacques Rousseau
“Of the many influences that have shaped the United States into a distinctive nation and people, none may be said to be more fundamental and enduring than the Bible.”
– Ronald Reagan
Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived.
– Isaac Asimov
That book (the Bible) accounts for the supremacy of England.
– Queen Victoria
That Book is the rock on which our Republic rests.
– Andrew Jackson, American Statesman
The English Bible – a book which , if everything else in our language should perish, would alone suffice to show the world extent of its beauty and power.
– Thomas Macaulay
The Bible is for the Government of the People, by the People, and for the People.
Prologue to John Wycliffe’s translation of the Bible, 1384.
The Bible is the sceptre by which the Heavenly King rules his Church.
– John Calvin, French Churchman
The Bible, the whole Bible, and nothing but the Bible is the religion of Christ’s Church.
– Charles Spurgeon, Englishman Churchman
The Bible is worth all other books that have ever been printed.
– Patrick Henry
The first and almost only book deserving of universal attention is the Bible.
– John Quincy Adams
The scriptures teach us the best way of living, the noblest way of suffering, and the most comfortable way of dying.
– John Flavel, English churchman
“The gospel is not a book; it is a living being, with an action, a power, which invades every thing that opposes its extension, behold! It is upon this table: This book, surpassing all others. I never omit to read it, and every day with some pleasure.”
There are indeed secrets in the Bible, and some very subversive ones, but they are so muffled up in complications, in archaic ways of thinking, that Christianity has become incredibly difficult to explain to a modern person.
– Alan Watts
Whatever merit there is in whatever I have written is simply due to that fact that wheen I was a child my mother dialy read me a part of the Bibble and daily made me learn a part of it by heart.
– John Ruskin
“We account the scriptures of God to be the most sublime philosophy. I find more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible than in any profane history whatsoever. No sciences are better attested than the religion of the Bible”
-Isaac Newton, The English Scientist