Quotes and Sayings about Salvation
"Work is and always has been my salvation and I thank the Lord for it."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Work, Salvation)
"Sacrifice still exists everywhere, and everywhere the elect of each generation suffers for the salvation of the rest."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Sacrifice, Rest, Salvation)
"Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Family, Destiny, Destruction, Salvation, Woman)
"Human salvation demands the divine disclosure of truths surpassing reason."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Reason, Salvation)
"Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Desire, Salvation)
"There is but one Church in which men find salvation, just as outside the ark of Noah it was not possible for anyone to be saved."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Men, Church, Salvation)
"Vatican II declares the Church... as necessary for salvation."
- Francis Arinze
(Related: Church, Salvation)
"For even these are no less bestowed on him of pure grace, than are righteousness and salvation themselves."
- Johann Arndt
(Related: Grace, Righteousness, Salvation)
"There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army."
- John Ashbery
(Related: Poetry, Life, People, Army, Salvation)
"Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today - but the core of science fiction, its essence has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Science, Fiction, May, Salvation, Today)
"There is no salvation outside the church."
- Aurelius August
(Related: Church, Salvation)
"That is, the only reason salvation is necessary is to get us back to the garden. The Pentateuch not only presents where we began but also why we are not there any more, and why and how we need to get back."
- David Baker
(Related: Garden, Reason, Salvation)
"There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Time, Work, Challenge, Future, Now, Salvation, Will)
"The first attempt at a response: there must have been a fall, a decline, and the road to salvation can only be the return of the sensible finite into the intelligible infinite."
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Related: First, Infinite, Road, Salvation)
"I must assert in the most unqualified way that it is primarily and mainly for the sake of saving the soul that I seek the salvation of the body."
- William Booth
(Related: Soul, Body, Salvation)
"The gospel comprises indeed, and unfolds, the whole mystery of man's redemption, as far forth as it is necessary to be known for our salvation."
- Robert Boyle
(Related: Man, Mystery, Salvation)
"We are a long time in learning that all our strength and salvation is in God."
- David Brainerd
(Related: Time, God, Strength, Learning, Salvation)
"Before the war there were many who were more or less ignorant of the international labor movement but who nevertheless turned to it for salvation when the threat of war arose. They hoped that the workers would never permit a war."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: War, Labor, Salvation, Workers)
"Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others."
(Related: Work, Salvation)
"God preordained, for his own glory and the display of His attributes of mercy and justice, a part of the human race, without any merit of their own, to eternal salvation, and another part, in just punishment of their sin, to eternal damnation."
- John Calvin
(Related: God, Glory, Justice, Mercy, Merit, Punishment, Race, Salvation, Sin)
"No man is excluded from calling upon God, the gate of salvation is set open unto all men: neither is there any other thing which keepeth us back from entering in, save only our own unbelief."
- John Calvin
(Related: God, Man, Open, Salvation, Unbelief)
"I came all this way for a reason. Today is the day of salvation. Trust Jesus to save you. Then be sincere as God knows a pretender."
- Kirk Cameron
(Related: Trust, God, Day, Reason, Salvation, Today)
"Now for my own case, I bless the Lord that, for all that hath been said of me, my conscience doth not condemn me. I do not say I am free of sin, but I am at peace with God through a slain Mediator; and I believe that there is no salvation but only in Christ."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Peace, God, Christ, Conscience, Now, Salvation, Sin)
"Don't be an art critic. Paint. There lies salvation."
- Paul Cezanne
(Related: Art, Lies, Salvation)
"If in preaching the gospel you substitute your knowledge of the way of salvation for confidence in the power of the gospel, you hinder people from getting to reality."
- Oswald Chambers
(Related: Power, People, Knowledge, Confidence, Preaching, Reality, Salvation)
"Literature has been the salvation of the damned, literature has inspired and guided lovers, routed despair and can perhaps in this case save the world."
- John Cheever
(Related: Despair, Literature, Lovers, Salvation, World)
"The diffusion of a universalist culture and of a pedagogy of peace appears more than ever to be the path that we must follow for the salvation of all nations on earth."
- Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
(Related: Peace, Culture, Earth, Nations, Salvation)
"The Scriptures of the Old and New Testament, said an eminent scholar, have God for their Author, the Salvation of mankind for their end, and Truth without any mixture of error for their matter."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: God, Truth, End, Error, Mankind, New testament, Old, Salvation)
"You cannot be responsible for salvation until first you've been responsible for sin."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: First, Salvation, Sin)
"My salvation was a free gift. I didn't have to work for it and it's better than any gold medal that I've ever won."
- Betty Cuthbert
(Related: Work, Gold, Salvation)
"The salvation of the elect was as certain before His advent, though accomplished by it, as afterwards."
- John Nelson Darby
"I firmly believe that our salvation depends on the poor."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Poor, Salvation)
"Reading the epitaphs, our only salvation lies in resurrecting the dead and burying the living."
- Paul Eldridge
(Related: Epitaphs, Lies, Living, Reading, Salvation)
"The salvation of the world is in man's suffering."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Man, Salvation, Suffering, World)
"To those who do not love God, all things must work together immediately for pain and torment, until, by means of the tribulation, they are led to salvation at last."
- Johann Gottlieb Fichte
(Related: Love, Work, God, Pain, Salvation)
"Welcome to the Salvation Army. I've never been associated with an offense so nice about giving the ball away."
- Hayden Fry
(Related: Army, Giving, Salvation)
"There is but one way left to save a classic; to give up revering him and use him for our own salvation."
- Jose Ortega Y Gasset
"There is no morality by instinct. There is no social salvation in the end without taking thought; without mastery of logic and application of logic to human experience."
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould
(Related: Experience, Morality, Thought, End, Instinct, Logic, Salvation)
"Let us hope that good authors who are bad Christians will find salvation through the books they write."
- Julien Green
(Related: Hope, Books, Salvation, Will)
"Work is my salvation. It changes my moods."
- Zane Grey
(Related: Work, Moods, Salvation)
"It is more noble to give yourself completely to one individual than to labor diligently for the salvation of the masses."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Labor, Salvation)
"The salvation of this human world lies nowhere else than in the human heart, in the human power to reflect, in human meekness and human responsibility."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Power, Heart, Lies, Responsibility, Salvation, World)
"We believe that salvation is to be found in wholesome work in a beloved land. Work will provide our people with the bread of tomorrow, and moreover, with the honor of the tomorrow, the freedom of the tomorrow."
- Theodor Herzl
(Related: Work, People, Freedom, Honor, Land, Salvation, Tomorrow, Will)
"To this light, then, would I recommend all, with mine own soul, - to this sure way of salvation."
- Elias Hicks
(Related: Soul, Light, Salvation)
"But I'm going to focus on salvation as well as physical healing."
- Benny Hinn
(Related: Focus, Healing, Salvation)
"One may preach a covenant of grace more clearly than another... But when they preach a covenant of works for salvation, that is not truth."
- Anne Hutchinson
(Related: Truth, Grace, May, Salvation)
"I do not see how a people that can find in its conscience any excuse whatever for slowly burning to death a human being, or for tolerating such an act, can be entrusted with the salvation of a race."
- James Weldon Johnson
(Related: Death, People, Act, Being, Conscience, Race, Salvation)
"Out of labor's struggle in Arizona came better conditions for the workers, who must everywhere, at all times, under advantage and disadvantage work out their own salvation."
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: Work, Labor, Salvation, Struggle, Workers)
"For so long as the Jew has even one ally, he will be convinced - in his smallness of mind - that his salvation came from that ally. It is only when he is alone - against all of his own efforts and frantic attempts - that he will, through no choice, be compelled to turn to G-d."
- Meir Kahane
(Related: Choice, Mind, Salvation, Will)
"Our salvation is in striving to achieve what we know we'll never achieve."
- Ryszard Kapuscinski
"Real music is not for wealth, not for honours or even the joys of the mind... but as a path for realisation and salvation."
- Ali Akbar Khan
(Related: Music, Wealth, Mind, Salvation)
"Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Lies, Salvation)
"I conclude that it is a fundamental mistake to think that salvation, justice, or virtue come through merely human institutions."
- Jeane Kirkpatrick
(Related: Mistake, Virtue, Justice, Salvation)
"But when you take the Bible literally, for what it says, you have to come back to the fact that there is only one way of salvation; there's only one Savior."
- Tim LaHaye
(Related: Bible, Fact, Salvation)
"The Bible is one of the greatest blessings bestowed by God on the children of men. It has God for its author; salvation for its end, and truth without any mixture for its matter. It is all pure."
- John Locke
(Related: God, Men, Truth, Bible, Blessings, Children, End, Salvation)
"Judaism boasts of no exclusive revelation of eternal truths that are indispensable to salvation, of no revealed religion in the sense in which that term is usually understood."
- Moses Mendelssohn
(Related: Religion, Boasts, Judaism, Salvation, Sense)
"I have never felt salvation in nature. I love cities above all."
(Related: Love, Nature, Cities, Salvation)
"We are to introduce our people into the life of the Church, which is salvation, that they may grasp its meaning, its contents and purpose, to taste and see how good the Lord is."
- Arthur Middleton
(Related: Life, People, Purpose, Church, May, Meaning, Salvation, Taste)
"There is no salvation in becoming adapted to a world which is crazy."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Salvation, World)
"If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men."
- Maria Montessori
(Related: Men, Children, Help, Salvation)
"There are enough churches already, but the world still needs salvation."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Churches, Needs, Salvation, World)
"Why are you scared to dream of god when it's salvation that you want?"
- Conor Oberst
(Related: God, Dream, Salvation, Want)
"This also is a part of the teaching of the Church, that there are certain angels of God, and certain good influences, which are His servants in accomplishing the salvation of men."
(Related: Men, God, Church, Angels, Salvation, Teaching)
"Courage is a kind of salvation."
(Related: Courage, Salvation)
"Salvation for a race, nation or class must come from within."
- A. Philip Randolph
(Related: Class, Nation, Race, Salvation)
"Ignorance has always been the weapon of tyrants; enlightenment the salvation of the free."
- Bill Richardson
(Related: Ignorance, Salvation)
"I'm not claiming that football is the nation's salvation in this area, but it's one of them, one little thing that apparently has captured the imagination of a large sector of our society. But when football can't be a relatively pure outlet, a fun thing, then it hurts itself."
- Pete Rozelle
(Related: Imagination, Society, Football, Fun, Salvation)
"See that you buy the field where the Pearl is; sell all, and make a purchase of salvation. Think it not easy: for it is a steep ascent to eternal glory: many are lying dead by the way, slain with security."
- Samuel Rutherford
(Related: Lying, Salvation, Security)
"The great leaders of the second world war alliance, Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, understood the twin sides of destruction and salvation. Their war aims were not only to defeat fascism, but to create a world of shared prosperity."
- Jeffrey Sachs
(Related: War, Alliance, Defeat, Destruction, Fascism, Leaders, Prosperity, Salvation, World, World war)
"The first step in a person's salvation is knowledge of their sin."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Knowledge, First, Salvation, Sin)
"Always do good to others. Be selfless. Mentally remove everything and be free. This is divine life. This is the direct way to Moksha or salvation."
- Swami Sivananda
(Related: Life, Salvation)
"Salvation cannot come without revelation. Men of the present time testify of heaven and hell, and have never seen either; and I will say that no man knows these things without this."
- Joseph Smith, Jr.
(Related: Men, Time, Heaven, Hell, Man, Present, Salvation, Will)
"The salvation of mankind lies only in making everything the concern of all."
- Alexander Solzehnitsyn
(Related: Concern, Lies, Mankind, Salvation)
"How would it be possible if salvation were ready to our hand, and could without great labor be found, that it should be by almost all men neglected? But all things excellent are as difficult as they are rare."
- Baruch Spinoza
(Related: Men, Labor, Salvation)
"The greatest enemy to human souls is the self-righteous spirit which makes men look to themselves for salvation."
- Charles Spurgeon
(Related: Men, Enemy, Salvation, Self, Spirit)
"Counting is the religion of this generation it is its hope and its salvation."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Religion, Hope, Salvation)
"Trusting in Christ, we may boldly join in the combat, and enlist ourselves among that disinterested band, who fight not for human ambition, or human praise, but for the honour of our Saviour, and the salvation of men."
- John Strachan
(Related: Men, Ambition, Christ, Fight, May, Praise, Salvation)
"I'm not knocking the poor homosexual, I'm not. They need salvation just like anybody else."
- Jimmy Swaggart
(Related: Poor, Salvation)
"You write a book and you hope somebody will go out and pay $24.95 for what you've just said. I think books were my salvation. Books saved me from being miserable."
- Amy Tan
(Related: Hope, Being, Books, Salvation, Will)
"But music can save your life sometimes. It probably saved me from working in a bank or something. That's a kind of salvation right there."
- Richard Thompson
(Related: Life, Music, Right, Salvation)
"Most of my songs are about Jesus. Most of my songs are about the idea that there is salvation, and that there is a Savior. But I won't mention his name in a song just to get a cheap play."
- Peter Townsend
(Related: Idea, Name, Play, Salvation, Song, Songs)
"Salvation is from our side a choice, from the divine side it is a seizing upon, an apprehending, a conquest by the Most High God. Our "accepting" and "willing" are reactions rather than actions. The right of determination must always remain with God."
- Aiden Wilson Tozer
(Related: God, Determination, Actions, Choice, Conquest, Right, Salvation)
"And now let me address all of you, high and low, rich and poor, one with another, to accept of mercy and grace while it is offered to you; Now is the accepted time, now is the day of salvation; and will you not accept it, now it is offered unto you?"
- George Whitefield
(Related: Time, Day, Grace, Mercy, Now, Poor, Salvation, Will)
"Once you fully apprehend the vacuity of a life without struggle, you are equipped with the basic means of salvation."
- Tennessee Williams
(Related: Life, Salvation, Struggle)
"At every crisis in one's life, it is absolute salvation to have some sympathetic friend to whom you can think aloud without restraint or misgiving."
- Woodrow Wilson
(Related: Life, Friend, Crisis, Restraint, Salvation)
"Her pupils were at once her salvation and her despair. They gave her the means of supporting life, but they made life hardly worth supporting."
- P. G. Wodehouse
(Related: Life, Despair, Salvation, Worth)
"An idea is salvation by imagination."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
(Related: Imagination, Idea, Salvation)