The best Quotations

Let your children be as so many flowers, borrowed from god. if the flowers die or wither, thank god for a summer loan of them.
- Samuel Rutherford

My faith has no bed to sleep upon but omnipotence.
- Samuel Rutherford

Of all created comforts, god is the lender; you are the borrower, not the owner.
- Samuel Rutherford

You will not be carried to heaven lying at ease upon a feather bed.
- Samuel Rutherford

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Quotation I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism until you provoke him. Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness. - writer
Quotation Power is every stealing from the many to the few. - writer
Quotation To be a leader, you have to make people want to follow you, and nobody wants to follow someone who doesn't know where he is going. - writer
Quotation It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle it without debate. - writer
Quotation After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days is a collection of books. - writer
Quotation The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes to conceal something sooner or later has reason to conceal it. - writer