Quotation Explorer - 'Gospels'

Let mental culture go on advancing, let the natural sciences progress in even greater extent and depth, and the human mind widen itself as much as it desires: beyond the elevation and moral culture of Christianity, as it shines forth in the Gospels, it will not go. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It is no accident that the words discipline and disciple resemble each other in the English language. The most common word in the Gospels for a Christian is disciple. - Billy Graham
As I read the Gospels, I never saw a time when Jesus was a doormat. Jesus found a perfect balance, and for me it has been an ongoing search to find the line to walk between making people happy and giving up too much in order to do so. - Shawn Michaels
Gentle Jesus, meek and mild' is a snivelling modern invention, with no warrant in the gospels. - George Bernard Shaw
The perfection preached in the Gospels never yet built up an empire. Every man of action has a strong dose of egotism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be forgiven him, indeed, they will be regarded as high qualities, if he can make of them the means to achieve great ends. - Charles de Gaulle
So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence. - Bertrand Russell
Clearly he had his own strange way of judging things. I suspect he acquired it from the gospels. - Victor Hugo
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