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    The Bible unites its interpreters as a shared focus of attention, but it does not demand consensus. On the contrary, it invites and prods us to make responsible choices, to take responsibility for the choices that we have made... It was always like that, and our holy scripture grows over the centuries, gets thicker and thicker, with more texts around, which need/have to be looked into, referred to, considered.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    Yes, this world is truly terrible, which is why the pure and the holy come bravely forward: They have decided to eradicate the sins of the world. They want to standardize people, keep them in order, keep them in place under their own rear ends. They are the reason I have had to die a hundred times.
    — Zhang Xianliang
    tags: time  people  world  die  sin  holy 
     
    The Bible is the best of books, and I wish it were in the hands of every one. It is indispensable to the safety and permanence of our institutions. A free government can not exist without religion and morals, and there cannot be morals without religion. Especially should the Bible be placed in the hands of the young. It is the best school book in the world. I would that all our people were brought up under the influence of that holy book.
    — Zachary Taylor
    We are committed to free access and free practice, to the members of the other two religions, to the holy shrines in Jerusalem. To the Muslims, to the Christians.
    — Yitzhak Rabin
    tags: christian  holy 
     
    Jordan recognizes that east Jerusalem is the capital of the Palestinian state and Jordan rejects foreign sovereignty - Israeli sovereignty - over the holy sites
    — Yasser Arafat
    tags: holy 
     
    The Olympic Games is holy. Athletes from around the world, including myself, of course, dream to participate.
    — Yao Ming
    tags: world  holy  dreams  games 
     
    When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: men  sacred  holy 
     
    America was born to exemplify that devotion to the elements of righteousness which are derived from the revelations of the Holy Scripture.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: holy  america 
     
    To think that I, the son ofthe manse, should be able to help restore the Holy Land to its people.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: people  help  holy  son 
     
    There is a very holy and a very terrible isolation for the conscience of every man who seeks to read the destiny in affairs for others as well as for himself, for a nation as well as for individuals. That privacy no man can intrude upon. That lonely search of the spirit for the right perhaps no man can assist.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: men  right  conscience  holy  read  spirit 
     
    Revival brings back a holy shock to apathy and carelessness.
    — Winkie Pratney
    tags: holy 
     
    That God once loved a garden we learn in Holy writ.And seeing gardens in the Spring I well can credit it.
    — Winifred Mary Letts
    tags: seeing  god  holy  learn  garden 
     
    And then, the Earth being small, mankind will migrate into space, and will cross the airless Saharas which separate planet from planet and sun from sun. The Earth will become a Holy Land which will be visited by pilgrims from all the quarters of the Universe. Finally, men will master the forces of Nature; they will become themselves architects of systems, manufacturers of worlds.
    — William Winwood Reade
    tags: men  world  master  earth  mankind  space  holy  universe 
     
    The insane pursuit of the holy grail of a balanced budget in the end is going to drive the economy into a depression.
    — William Vickrey
    tags: depression  holy 
     
    Being holy . . . does not mean being perfect but being whole; it does not mean being exceptionally religious or being religious at all; it means being liberated from religiosity and religious pietism of any sort; it does not mean being morally better, it meas being exemplary; it does not mean being godly, but rather being truly human.
    — William Stringfellow
    tags: human  religious  holy 
     
    Imprint deep upon your minds the principles of piety towards God, and a reverence and fear of His holy name. The fear of God is the beginning of wisdom and its consummation is everlasting felicity. Possess yourselves of just and elevated notions of the Divine character, attributes, and administration, and of the end and dignity of your own immortal nature as it stands related to Him.
    — William Samuel Johnson
    Remember...that you are redeemed of the Lord [Ephesians 1:7]-that you are bought with a price [1 Corinthians 6:20], even the inestimable price of the precious blood of the Son of God...Acquaint yourselves with Him in His word and holy ordinances.
    — William Samuel Johnson
    tags: blood  holy  son 
     
    The Equal Rights Amendment would "turn holy wedlock into holy deadlock."
    — William Rehnquist
    tags: right  holy 
     
    All human love is a holy thing, the holiest thing in our experience.
    — William Ralph Inge
    tags: experience  human  holy 
     
    God would never have let us long for our friends with such a strong and holy love, if they were not waiting for us.
    — William Mountford
    tags: friends  strong  god  holy 
     
    For knowledge to become wisdom, and for the soul to grow, the soul must be rooted in God: and it is through prayer that there comes to us that which is the strength of our strength, and the virtue of our virtue, the Holy Spirit.
    — William Mountford
    With a mind not diseased, a holy life is a life of hope; and at the end of it, death is a great act of hope.
    — William Mountford
    tags: death  holy  mind  hope 
     
    Two persons who love each other are in a place more holy than the interior of a church.
    — William Lyon Phelps
    tags: church  holy 
     
    As all types and figures in the Law were but empty shadows without the coming of Christ, so the New Testament is but a dead letter without the Holy Spirit in redeemed men as the living power of a full salvation.
    — William Law
    tags: men  power  living  law  christ  salvation  holy  spirit 
     
    As a good Christian should consider every place as holy, because God is there, so he should look upon every part of his life as a matter of holiness, because it is offered unto God. The profession of a clergyman is a holy profession, because it is a ministration in holy things, an attendance at the alter. But worldly business is to be made holy unto the Lord, by being done as a service unto Him, and in conformity to His Divine will.
    — William Law
    From morning to night keep Jesus in thy heart, long for nothing, desire nothing, hope for nothing but to have all that is within thee changed into the spirit and temper of the holy Jesus.
    — William Law
    tags: desires  heart  night  jesus  holy  hope  spirit 
     
    He who has learned to pray has learned the greatest secret of a holy and happy life.
    — William Law
    tags: secret  pray  holy 
     
    Perfection does not consist in any singular state or condition of life, or in any particular set of duties, but in holy and religious conduct of ourselves in every state of Life.
    — William Law
    Behold, I am become a reproach to thy holy name, by serving any ambition and the sins of others; which though I did by the persuasion of other men, yet my own conscience did cheek and upbraid me in it.
    — William Laud
    tags: men  ambition  conscience  sin  holy 
     
    The Bible says all men are without excuse. Even those who are given no good reason to believe and many persuasive reasons to disbelieve have no excuse, because the ultimate reason they do not believe is that they have deliberately rejected God's Holy Spirit.
    — William Lane Craig
    tags: men  believe  god  bible  holy  spirit 
     
    The way in which I know Christianity is true is first and foremost is the basis of the witness of the Holy Spirit in my heart. And this gives me self-authenticating means of knowing Christianity is true wholly apart from the evidence. And therefore, even if in some historically contingent circumstances the evidence that I have available to me should turn against Christianity, I do not think that controverts the witness of the Holy Spirit.
    — William Lane Craig
    Should a conflict arise between the witness of the Holy Spirit to the fundamental truth of the Christian faith and beliefs based on argument and evidence, then it is the former which must take precedence over the latter.
    — William Lane Craig
    I have carefully and regularly perused the Holy Scriptures, and am of opinion that the volume contains more sublimity, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains of eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever language they may have been written.
    — William Jones
    This is not a contest between persons. The humblest citizen in all the land, when clad in the armor of a righteous cause, is stronger than all the hosts of error. I come to you in defense of a cause as holy as the cause of liberty - the cause of humanity.
    — William Jennings Bryan
    tags: humanity  holy  liberty 
     
    Sanctification makes us holy and destroys the breed of sin, the love of sin and carnality. It makes us pure and whiter than snow. Bless His holy name!
    — William J. Seymour
    tags: sin  holy 
     
    I can say, through the power of the Spirit that wherever God can get a people that will come together in one accord and one mind in the Word of God, the baptism of the Holy Ghost will fall upon them, like as at Cornelius' house.
    — William J. Seymour
    tags: people  power  ghost  god  holy  mind  spirit 
     
    In speaking powerfully and eloquently for mercy and reconciliation to people divided by old hatreds and persecuted by abuse of power, the Holy Father was a beacon of light not just for Catholics, but for all people.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: people  power  abuse  hatred  mercy  holy  father 
     
    You can pour holy oil and holy water on a thug until you have emptied buckets of both; but at the end he will be a consecrated thug, but a thug all the same unless interior intentions and a disciplined man are present.
    — William Henry O'Connell
    tags: men  present  water  holy 
     
    Since 1873, I have been back four or five times. I have used the best cameras and the most sensitive emulsions on the market. I have snapped my shutter, morning, noon and afternoon. I have never come close to matching those first plates. (On photographing The Mountain of the Holy Cross)
    — William Henry Jackson
    tags: time  holy 
     
    Blind zeal is soon put to a shameful retreat, while holy resolution, built on fast principles, lifts up its head like a rock in the midst of the waves.
    — William Gurnall
    tags: holy 
     
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