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For this reason the Bible is a book of eternal and effective power; because, as long as the world lasts, no one will say: I comprehend it in the whole and understand it in the particular. Rather we must modestly say it on the whole it is venerable, and in the particular practical.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

No one ever graduates from Bible study until he meets its Author face to face.

Author: Everett Harris

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The great, God-blessed churches in the world today have one common characteristic: an insistence upon an exposition of God's infallible Word.

Author: O. S. Hawkins

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The Bible is the great family chronicle of the Jews.

Author: Heinrich Heine (1797-1856)

Profession: German Poet, Journalist

Well, Fitz, I looked all through that bible, it was in very fine print and stumbling on that great book Ecclesiastics, read it aloud to all who would listen. Soon I was alone and began cursing the bloody bible because there were no titles in it -- although I found the source of practically every good title you ever heard of. But the boys, principally Kipling, had been there before me and swiped all the good ones so I called the book Men Without Women hoping it would have a large sale among the fairies and old Vassar Girls.

Author: Ernest Hemingway (1898-1961)

Profession: American Writer

England has two books, one which she has made and one which has made her: Shakespeare and the Bible.

Author: Victor Hugo (1802-1885)

Profession: French Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

The Bible has been the Magna Carta of the poor and of the oppressed.

Author: Thomas H. Huxley (1825-1895)

Profession: British Biologist, Educator

There is much in the Bible against which every instinct of my being rebels, so much that I regret the necessity which has compelled me to read it through from beginning to end. I do not think that the knowledge which I have gained of its history and sources compensates me for the unpleasant details it has forced upon my attention.

Author: Helen Keller (1880-1968)

Profession: American Blind/Deaf Author, Lecturer, Amorist

Unless we form the habit of going to the Bible in bright moments as well as in trouble, we cannot fully respond to its consolations because we lack equilibrium between light and darkness.

Author: Helen Keller (1880-1968)

Profession: American Blind/Deaf Author, Lecturer, Amorist

When you read God's Word, you must constantly be saying to yourself, ''It is talking to me, and about me.''

Author: Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855)

Profession: Danish Philosopher, Writer

We have used the Bible as if it were a mere special constable's handbook, an opium dose for keeping beasts of burden patient while they are overloaded.

Author: Charles Kingsley (1819-1875)

Profession: British Author, Clergyman

In all my perplexities and distresses, the Bible has never failed to give me light and strength.

Author: Robert E. Lee (1807-1870)

Profession: American Confederate Army Commander

Either this is not the Gospel, or we are not Christians.

Author: Thomas Linacre

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Bible study is like eating peanuts. The more you eat, the more you want to eat.

Author: Paul Little

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The one book necessary to be understood by a divine, is the Bible; any others are to be read, chiefly, in order to understand that.

Author: Francis Lockier (1668-1740)

Profession: British Prelate, Man of Letters