Quotes and Sayings about Missionaries



"We send missionaries to China so the Chinese can get to heaven, but we won't let them into our country."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Country, Heaven, Missionaries)

"People have the idea of missionaries as going out with the Bible and hitting natives with it. It's not really what they were doing. They were all doing something rather different."
- Colin Firth
(Related: People, Idea, Bible, Missionaries)

"My parents were missionaries - I was born in the States but I grew up in Brazil."
- Arto Lindsay
(Related: Brazil, Missionaries, Parents, states)

"I was born and raised in China, and my parents were missionaries."
- Jayne Meadows
(Related: Missionaries, Parents)

"If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents, he would promise them missionaries for dinner."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Missionaries, Promise)

"I counseled many returning missionaries. I interviewed 1,700 missionaries all over the world. My advice to them is that you should study and prepare for your life's work in a field that you enjoy."
- Thomas S. Monson
(Related: Work, Life, Advice, Missionaries, Study, World)

"Actually, my cd was released in 1985, in return for two German missionaries and a Dutch urologist."
- Emo Philips
(Related: Missionaries)

"A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Difference, Missionaries, Opinion, Racing)

"The key to successful missionary work is a close relationship between the missionaries and the members. Creating an environment in working with members that will bring more into the Church."
- Richard G. Scott
(Related: Work, Successful, Church, Environment, Key, Missionaries, Will)

"Some missionaries are giants in the Spirit and pygmies in skills in the Spirit. Work hard to develop a balance. Your leaders, and you, should teach the skills to each other."
- Richard G. Scott
(Related: Work, Balance, Giants, Leaders, Missionaries, Spirit)

"It is true that the Chinese are not so religious as the Hindus, or even as the Japanese; and they are certainly not so religious as the Christian missionaries desire them to be."
- Hu Shih
(Related: Christian, Desire, Missionaries, Religious)

"The Anti-Slavery public have generously responded to our appeal, and sent the means to enable us to fit them out well, to pay their passages, supply them with many useful articles and give the Missionaries money to sustain themselves for a while."
- Lewis Tappan
(Related: Money, Missionaries, Public)

"When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said "Let us pray." We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land."
- Desmond Tutu
(Related: Bible, Eyes, Land, Missionaries)