John Wesley is recognized as the founder of Methodism. An acclaimed preacher, Wesley travelled extensively on horseback and drew large crowds for his outdoor sermons. A contemporary of William Wilberforce, Wesley was a strong voice opposing slavery in England and the United States.
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We've made this hand-picked collection of quotes to show you what is John Wesley truly willing to say and leave for generations. Whether an inspirational quote or a motivational message about giving your best, we can all benefit from the wisdom, captured within these words.
I set myself on fire and people come to watch me burn.
Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can.
Though I am always in haste, I am never in a hurry.
Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will come for miles to watch you burn.
Beware you be not swallowed up in books! An ounce of love is worth a pound of knowledge.
The best of it is, God is with us.
The Bible knows nothing of solitary religion.
Passion and prejudice govern the world; only under the name of reason.
Once in seven years I burn all my sermons;
for it is a shame, if I cannot write better sermons now than I did seven years ago.
Cleanliness is indeed next to godliness.
Fierce and poisonous animals were created for terrifying man, in order that he might be made aware of the final judgment in hell.
For many ages it has been allowed by sensible men, Nihil est in intellectu quod non fuit prius in sensu: That is, There is nothing in the understanding which was not first perceived by some of the senses. All the knowledge which we naturally have is originally derived from our senses. And therefore those who want any sense cannot have the least knowledge or idea of the objects of that sense; as they that never had sight have not the least knowledge or conception of light or colours.
About John Wesley
Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.
Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.
Justifying faith implies, not only a divine evidence or conviction that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto Himself, but a sure trust and confidence that Christ died for my sins, that He loved me and gave Himself for me.
My cool judgement is, that if all the other doctrines of devils which have been committed to writing since letters were in the world were collected together in one volume, it would fall short of this; and that, should a Prince form himself by this book, so calmly recommending hypocrisy, treachery, lying, robbery, oppression, adultery, whoredom, and murder of all kinds, Domitian or Nero would be an angel of light compared to that man.