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    I am not the worst singer.
    — William Hung
    The precepts of the Gospel were universally the obligations of Masonry.
    — William Howard Taft
    tags: gospel 
     
    The Christian religion is the religion of our country. From it are derived our nation, on the character of God, on the great moral Governor of the universe. On its doctrines are founded the peculiarities of our free Institutions. From no source has this author drawn more conspicuously than from the sacred Scriptures. From all these extracts from the Bible, I make no apology.
    — William Holmes McGuffey
    From no source has the author drawn more conspicuously than from the sacred Scriptures. From all these extracts from the Bible I make no apology.
    — William Holmes McGuffey
    tags: bible  sacred  author 
     
    Lincoln, speaking of his mother:] "God bless my mother; all that I am or ever hope to be I owe to her.
    — William Herndon
    tags: hope 
     
    Preaching that is boring is preaching that talks first about us and then only tangentially about God. Preaching that is faithful is preaching that talks first about God and then only secondarily and derivatively talks about us. The God of Scripture is so much more interestingly than we are.
    — William Henry Willimon
    tags: god 
     
    To speak the gospel skillfully without attempting to perform the gospel is a false proclamation of the gospel.
    — William Henry Willimon
    tags: gospel 
     
    The march to our duty here, not merely to ourselves, but to our surroundings, must proceed. God wills it.
    — William Henry O'Connell
    tags: god 
     
    For here the religion that languishes in crowded cities or steals shame-faced to hide itself in dim churches, flourishes greatly, filling the soul with a solemn joy. Face to face with Nature on the vast hills at eventide, who does not feel himself near to the Unseen?
    — William Henry Hudson
    tags: nature  joy  soul  church 
     
    Ten minutes spent in the presence of Christ every day, aye, two minutes, will make the whole day different.
    — William Henry Drummond
    tags: christ 
     
    No man can run up the natural line of Evolution without coming to Christianity at the top.
    — William Henry Drummond
    From religion comes a man's purpose; from science, his power to achieve it. Sometimes people ask if religion and science are not opposed to one another. They are: in the sense that the thumb and fingers of my hands are opposed to one another. It is an opposition by means of which anything can be grasped.
    — William Henry Bragg
    tags: people  power  achieve 
     
    And I say to you, you are Kepha, and on this kepha I will build my church.
    — William Hendriksen
    tags: church 
     
    The American experiment is not a theocracy and does not establish an official religion, but the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States are rooted in a Christian perspective of the nature of government and the nature of man. The challenge of the next millennium will be to preserve the American experiment by restoring its Christian perspective.
    — William H. Pryor, Jr.
    Yeah, I made it. It sneaks up on you. You're some schmuck and you wake up one day and you go, Good God, I'm the cheese.
    — William H. Macy
    tags: god 
     
    I'm not religious. It's an issue, 'cause I've got two little kids, and I feel you can't grow up without knowledge of religion.
    — William H. Macy
    tags: religious  kids 
     
    Sports, politics, and religion are the three passions of the badly educated.
    — William H. Gass
    tags: politics  passion 
     
    Yeah, it's a weird little niche, but by God, it's my niche.
    — William Gurstelle
    tags: god 
     
    He who ceases to pray ceases to prosper.
    — William Gurney Benham
    tags: pray 
     
    The sin is not in the sinning, but in the being found out.
    — William Gurney Benham
    tags: sin 
     
    We must not confide in the armour of God, but in the God of this armour, because all our weapons are only mighty through God.
    — William Gurnall
    tags: god 
     
    Never venture near the door where sin dwells, lest you are dragged in.
    — William Gurnall
    tags: sin 
     
    CEASE to PRAY and thou will BEGIN to SIN.
    — William Gurnall
    tags: sin  pray 
     
    It is not only our duty to pray for others, but also to desire the prayers of others for ourselves.
    — William Gurnall
    tags: desires  prayer  pray 
     
    Christ hath told us He will come, but not when, that we might never put off our clothes, or put out the candle.
    — William Gurnall
    tags: christ 
     
    Here we are, then, once more back at the old doctrine - Laissez faire. Let us translate it into blunt English, and it will read, Mind your own business. It is nothing but the doctrine of liberty. Let every man be happy in his own way.
    — William Graham Sumner
    tags: men  liberty  mind  read  business 
     
    And I've been wearing specs since I was three.
    — William Golding
    Philosophy and Religion-what are they when the wind blows and the water gets up in lumps?
    — William Golding
    tags: water  philosophy 
     
    I've been interested in autism since I've known about it, which is more or less since I've been writing.
    — William Gibson
    tags: writing 
     
    They [international terrorists] are after us because we're a Christian nation.
    — William G. Boykin
    tags: christian 
     
    If there is no God, there is no hope.
    — William G. Boykin
    tags: god  hope 
     
    When you go to a studio with something you want to make, or they come to you with something they want to make, more often than not, it's a tent pole. Not something one single person is really passionate about on a creative level.
    — William Friedkin
    tags: people  creative 
     
    Sure, you could go out and make Jaws today. But all of the sequels to Jaws weren't good. They are all worthless. The Godfather II is the only sequel that I have ever seen that is as good as or better than the original.
    — William Friedkin
    Success in business hinges mostly on the ability to get the important things done.
    — William Feather
    tags: success  business 
     
    Many of our prayers were not answered, and for this we are now grateful.
    — William Feather
    tags: prayer 
     
    In business, as in baseball, the prizes go most often to the organizations that pursue their objective hard and relentlessly every day of the year.
    — William Feather
    tags: business  baseball  year 
     
    Not a tenth of us who are in business are doing as well as we could if we merely followed the principles that were known to our grandfathers.
    — William Feather
    tags: business 
     
    The primary asset of any business is its organization.
    — William Feather
    tags: business 
     
    It's not when you realize that nothing can help you - religion, pride, anything - it's when you realize that you don't need any aid.
    — William Faulkner
    tags: help  pride 
     
    Don Quixote - I read that every year, as some do the Bible.
    — William Faulkner
    tags: bible  read  year 
     
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