George MacDonald Quotes

Division has done more to hide Christ from the view of men than all infidelity that has ever been spoken.

It is the half-Christian clergy of every denomination that are the main cause of the so-called failure of the church of Christ.

Many a thief is a better man than many a clergyman, and miles nearer to the gate of the kingdom.

Division has done more to hide Christ from the view of all men than all the infidelity that has ever been spoken.

Friends, if we be honest with ourselves, we shall be honest with each other.

No man ever sank under the burden of of the day. It is when tomorrow’s burden is added to the burden of today that the weight is more than a man can bear.

Which is the real possessor of a book – the man who has its original and every following edition, and shows, to many an admiring and envying visitor, now this, now that, in binding characteristic, with possessor-pride; yeah, from secret shrine is able to draw forth and display the author’s manuscript, with the very shapes […]

When a man argues for victory and not for truth, he is sure to just one ally, that is the devil. Not the defeat of the intellect, but the acceptance of the heat is the only true object of the spirit.

It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow that weigh a man down. For the needs of today we have corresponding strength given. For the morrow we are to trust. It is not ours yet.