Monday, April 15, 2024

Top 100 Quotes Of Cotton Mather

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1.“Is this dying? Is this all? Is this what I feared when I prayed against a hard death? Oh, I can bear this! I can bear this!”

2.Evil is wrought upon us by Satan, but it is permitted by God.

3.“That there is a Devil, is a thing doubted by none but such as are under the influences of the Devil.”

4.“Ah, children, be afraid of going prayerless to bed, lest the Devil be your bedfellow.”

5.The Word of God must be Read and Heard with Diligence that so you may arrive to the Knowledge that is needful for you.

6.“Wilderness is a temporary condition through which we are passing to the Promised Land.”

7.Ignorance is the Mother not of Devotion, but of Heresy.

8.Religion brought forth Prosperity, and the daughter destroyed the mother.

9.“History is the story of events, with praise or blame.”

10.“Religion brought forth Prosperity, and the daughter destroyed the mother.”

11.Ah, children, be afraid of going prayerless to bed, lest the Devil be your bedfellow.

12.“Ah, children, be afraid of going prayerless to bed, lest the Devil be your bedfellow.”

13.“What Must I Do to Be Saved? It is impossible to ask a more weighty Question! It is deplorable that we hear it asked with no more Frequency, with nor more Agony.”

14.Our opportunities to do good are our talents.

15.“Our opportunities to do good are our talents.”

16.“Wilderness is a temporary condition through which we are passing to the Promised Land.”

17.That there is a Devil, is a thing doubted by none but such as are under the influences of the Devil.

18.“A Good School deserves to be call’d, the very Salt of the Town, that hath it.”

19.Ye monsters of the bubbling deep, Your Maker’s praises spout; Up from the sands ye codlings peep, And wag your tails about.

20.History is the story of events, with praise or blame.

21.“Ye monsters of the bubbling deep, Your Maker’s praises spout; Up from the sands ye codlings peep, And wag your tails about.”

22.That there is a Devil is a thing doubted by none but such as are under the influence of the Devil. For any to deny the being of a Devil must be from ignorance or profaneness worse than diabolical.

23.Is this dying? Is this all? Is this what I feared when I prayed against a hard death? Oh, I can bear this! I can bear this!

24.“Wilderness is a temporary condition through which we are passing to the Promised Land.”

25.“History is the story of events, with praise or blame.”

26.Ah! destructive Ignorance, what shall be done to chase thee out of the World!

27.“Instead of exhorting you to augment your charity, I will rather utter an exhortation, or at least a supplication, that you may not abuse your charity by misapplying it.”

28.The Word of God must be Read and Heard with Diligence that so you may arrive to the Knowledge that is needful for you.

29.“What Must I Do to Be Saved? It is impossible to ask a more weighty Question! It is deplorable that we hear it asked with no more Frequency, with nor more Agony.”

30.“The people have a negative upon all the executive part of the civil government, as well as the legislative, which is a vast priviledge, enjoyed by no other plantation in America, nor by Ireland—no, nor hitherto by England it self.”

31.“A Good School deserves to be call’d, the very Salt of the Town, that hath it.”

32.You are young and have the world before you; stoop as you go through it, and you will miss many hard bumps.

33.“Ignorance is the Mother not of Devotion, but of Heresy.”custom, so innocently introduced.”

34.“Our opportunities to do good are our talents.”

35.What Must I Do to Be Saved? It is impossible to ask a more weighty Question! It is deplorable that we hear it asked with no more Frequency, with nor more Agony.

36.“Religion brought forth Prosperity, and the daughter destroyed the mother.”

37.“Families are the Nurseries of all Societies; and the First combinations of mankind.”

38.Families are the Nurseries of all Societies; and the First combinations of mankind.

39.“But after all, his humility appeared in having always but low expectations, looking for little regard and reward from any men, after he had merited as highly as possible by his universal serviceableness.”

40.“Ah! destructive Ignorance, what shall be done to chase thee out of the World!”

41.Ye monsters of the bubbling deep, Your Maker’s praises spout; Up from the sands ye codlings peep, And wag your tails about.

42.“Nevertheless, there was one civil custom used in (and in few but) the English nation, which this gentleman did endeavour to abolish in this country: and that was, the usage of drinking to one another.”

43.“Wrestle with the Lord. Receive no denial. Earnestly protest, Lord, I will not let thee go, except thou bless this poor child of mine, and make it your own! Do this, until, if it may be, your heart is raised by a touch of heaven, to a particular faith; that God has blessed this child, and it shall be blessed and saved forever.”

44.Charity … is kind, it is not easily provok’d, it thinks no evil, it believes all things, hopes all things.

45.“Since the Devil is come down in great wrath upon us, let not us in our great wrath against one another provide a Lodging for him.”

46.“The New-Englanders are a People of God settled in those, which were once the Devil’s Territories; and it may easily be supposed that the Devil was exceedingly disturbed, when he perceived such a People here accomplishing the Promise of old made unto our Blessed Jesus, That He should have the Utmost parts of the Earth for his Possession.”

47.Ignorance is the Mother not of Devotion, but of Heresy.

48.“Moreover, he successively buried three wives;”

49.“You are young and have the world before you; stoop as you go through it, and you will miss many hard bumps.”

50.Instead of exhorting you to augment your charity, I will rather utter an exhortation, or at least a supplication, that you may not abuse your charity by misapplying it.

51.“Families are the Nurseries of all Societies; and the First combinations of mankind.”

52.“You are young and have the world before you; stoop as you go through it, and you will miss many hard bumps.”

53.I will now teach my son Increase (and others of my children) the way of raising a lesson out of every verse in his reading of the Bible; and of turning it into a Prayer; and engage him (and them) unto a daily Course in reading the Bible in such a way

54.“Ah, children, be afraid of going prayerless to bed, lest the Devil be your bedfellow.”

55.The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.

56.Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.

57.Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.

58.Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.

59.To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.

60.A Good School deserves to be call’d, the very Salt of the Town, that hath it.

61.Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

62.My memories mean a lot to me, and I hold them close to my heart.

63.Memory… is the diary that we all carry about with us.

64.Every day brings new choices.

65.Either you run the day or the day runs you.

66.I will now teach my son Increase (and others of my children) the way of raising a lesson out of every verse in his reading of the Bible; and of turning it into a Prayer; and engage him (and them) unto a daily Course in reading the Bible in such a way

67.Either you run the day or the day runs you.

68.WHAT is Pain? Tis a Sensation produced on the Tension of a Nerve.

69.Gluttony is the cause of all diseases and of death.

70.A Thigh-bone of a Toad, applied unto an aking Tooth, rarely fails of easing the Pain.

71.Every man will have his own style which will distinguish him as much as his gait.

72.The New Englanders are a people of God, settled in those which were once the Devil’s territories.

73.Religion brought forth Prosperity, and the daughter destroyed the mother.

74.God indeed has the Devil in a chain, but has horribly lengthened out the chain.

75.hat there is a Devil is a thing doubted by none but such as are under the influences of the Devil. For any to deny the being of a Devil must be from an ignorance or profaneness worse than diabolical.

76.“The self-denying gentleman, who had imployed his commission of governour so little to the disadvantage of the infant-colony at Connecticut, was himself, ere long, by election made governour of that colony.”

77.The New Englanders are a people of God, settled in those which were once the Devil’s territories.

78.Religion brought forth Prosperity, and the daughter destroyed the mother.

79.History is the story of events, with praise or blame.

80.Until the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ arrives unto us, the law pronounces unto us nothing but curses; we hear nothing but a thunder of wrath cursing us.

81.WHAT is Pain? Tis a Sensation produced on the Tension of a Nerve.

82.“Ubi praeses fuerit Philosophus, ibi Civitas exit Foelix,”

83.Parents, be exemplary. Your example may do much towards the salvation of your children; your works will more work upon your children than your words; your patterns will do more than your precepts, your copies more than your counsels.

84.Every man will have his own style which will distinguish him as much as his gait.

85.Ah! destructive Ignorance, what shall be done to chase thee out of the World!

86.History is the story of events, with praise or blame.

87.Families are the Nurseries of all Societies; and the First combinations of mankind.

88.You are young and have the world before you; stoop as you go through it, and you will miss many hard bumps.

89.What Must I Do to Be Saved? It is impossible to ask a more weighty Question! It is deplorable that we hear it asked with no more Frequency, with nor more Agony.

90.Charity … is kind, it is not easily provok’d, it thinks no evil, it believes all things, hopes all things. .”

91.Ignorance is the Mother not of Devotion, but of Heresy.

92.Our opportunities to do good are our talents.

93.A Good School deserves to be call’d, the very Salt of the Town, that hath it.

94.“Ubi praeses fuerit Philosophus, ibi Civitas exit Foelix,”

95.Families are the Nurseries of all Societies; and the First combinations of mankind.

96.“Jewish proverb, Ne Habites in urbe ubi caput urbis est Medicus:”

97.Gluttony is the cause of all diseases and of death.

98.here may be some so very Ignorant, that they know not how to Pray.

99.Religion is the best armor for the crisis of life.

100.The heart of man is his worst part before it is regenerated.

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