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No one ever became, or can become truly eloquent without being a reader of the Bible, and an admirer of the purity and sublimity of its language.

Author: Fisher Ames (1758-1808)

Profession: American Statesman

Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Sink the Bible to the bottom of the sea, and man's obligation to God would be unchanged. He would have the same path to tread, only his lamp and his guide would be gone; he would have the same voyage to make, only his compass and chart would be overboard.

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

The Bible is God's chart for you to steer by, to keep you from the bottom of the sea, and to show you where the harbor is, and how to reach it without running on rocks or bars.

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

The law of Thy mouth is better to me than thousands of gold and silver pieces. [Psalm 119:72]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Both read the Bible day and night, but thou read black where I read white.

Author: William Blake (1757-1827)

Profession: British Poet, Painter

The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.

Author: James Bryce

Profession:

I call the book of Job, apart from all theories about it, one of the grandest things ever written with the pen.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

There is no doubt that God has often brought a certain verse to the attention of one of His children in an unusual and almost miraculous manner, for a special need, but the Word was never intended to be consulted in a superstitious manner.

Author: S. Maxwell Coder

Profession:

Intense study of the Bible will keep any writer from being vulgar, in point of style.

Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)

Profession: British Poet, Critic, Philosopher

The study of the Bible will keep anyone from being vulgar in style.

Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)

Profession: British Poet, Critic, Philosopher

To what greater inspiration and counsel can we turn than to the imperishable truth to be found in this treasure house, the Bible?

Author: Queen Elizabeth (1926)

Profession: Current Queen of the United Kingdom

W. C. Fields, a lifetime agnostic, was discovered reading a Bible on his deathbed. ''I'm looking for a loop-hole,'' he explained.

Author: W. C. Fields (1879-1946)

Profession: American Actor

When the white man came, we had the land and they had the bibles. Now they have the land and we have the bibles.

Author: Chief Dan George (1899-1977)

Profession: Native American Author