I set myself on fire and people come to watch me burn.

John Wesley on motivational

Though I am always in haste, I am never in a hurry.

John Wesley on haste

Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can.

John Wesley on money

Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will come for miles to watch you burn.

John Wesley on enthusiasm

The best of it is, God is with us.

John Wesley on words

Beware you be not swallowed up in books! An ounce of love is worth a pound of knowledge.

John Wesley on reading

The Bible knows nothing of solitary religion.

John Wesley on religion

Passion and prejudice govern the world; only under the name of reason.

John Wesley on reason

Cleanliness is indeed next to godliness.

John Wesley on appearance

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.

John Wesley on authors

Fierce and poisonous animals were created for terrifying man, in order that he might be made aware of the final judgment in hell.

John Wesley on animals

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.

John Wesley on perception

About John Wesley

Name John Wesley
Quotes 16 quotations
Birthday October 16
About 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.
Top topics people, burn, world, writing, places

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.

John Wesley on kindness

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.

John Wesley on generosity

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.

John Wesley on faith

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.

John Wesley on cool