Commandments Quotes

How many observe Christ’s birthday! How few, his precepts! O! ’tis easier to keep holidays than commandments.

He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him. (John 14:21)

If we are to keep democracy, there must be a commandment: Thou shalt not ration justice.

Thou shalt not kill; thou shalt not commit adultery; thou shalt not corrupt youth; thou shalt not commit fornication; thou shalt not steal; thou shalt not use soothsaying; thou shalt not practise sorcery; thou shalt not kill a child by abortion, neither shalt thou slay it when born; thou shalt not covet the goods of […]

Thou shalt remember the Eleventh Commandment and keep it Wholly.

Why not simply honor your parents, love your children, help your brothers and sisters, care for your mate with devotion, complete your work cooperatively and joyfully, assume responsibility for problems, practice virtue without first demanding it of others, understand the highest truths yet retain an ordinary manner? That wold be true clarity, true simplicity, true […]

His face was filled with broken commandments.

Of the Bible’s Ten Commandments, only two (VI and VII) proscribe activities that secular law regards as criminal. It is not illegal in the United States to: have another God before Yahweh; manufacture graven images (for instance, pieces of granite with Scriptural texts described on them); say “God damn it” when you spill the ketchup; […]

The Tenth Commandment sends a message to socialists, to egalitarians, to people obsessed with fairness… to everyone who believes that wealth should be redistributed. And the message is clear and concise: Go to hell.

It is interesting tha the First “Commandment” seems to be a statement, not a commandment. That is probably why, in Hebrew, these words are called “Aseret ha-Dibrot”, the Ten Statements, and not “Aseret ha-Mitzvot, the Ten Commandments.