Quotes and Sayings about Unworthy



"Pray: To ask the laws of the universe to be annulled on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Laws, Universe, Unworthy)

"There is a power in public opinion in this country - and I thank God for it: for it is the most honest and best of all powers - which will not tolerate an incompetent or unworthy man to hold in his weak or wicked hands the lives and fortunes of his fellow-citizens."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Power, God, Country, Man, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Unworthy, Will)

"I felt unworthy to play Jesus. I just accepted the responsibility and said, 'What actor wouldn't want to play this role?'"
- Jim Caviezel
(Related: Actor, Play, Responsibility, Unworthy, Want)

"I do not know any way to explain why God's grace touches a man who seems unworthy of it."
- Whittaker Chambers
(Related: God, Grace, Man, Unworthy)

"I'm not so proud to think that anything is unworthy, and I don't think I was that way 10 years ago."
- Thomas Haden Church
(Related: Unworthy, Years)

"Nothing natural can be wholly unworthy."
- Anna Julia Cooper
(Related: Nothing, Unworthy)

"He who can live in infamy is unworthy of life."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Life, Unworthy)

"I really liked Yale, although it was extremely intimidating. When I visited the campus, I was hiding behind trees, I felt so unworthy."
- Claire Danes
(Related: Trees, Unworthy)

"The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better."
- John Dewey
(Related: Man, Unworthy)

"I would rather go to any extreme than suffer anything that is unworthy of my reputation, or of that of my crown."
- Elizabeth I
(Related: Extreme, Reputation, Unworthy)

"If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Fame, Rank, Unworthy)

"He who has a task to perform must know how to take sides, or he is quite unworthy of it."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Unworthy)

"An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy to be called an idea at all."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Idea, Unworthy)

"He will therefore seek to establish for his country in the eyes of the world, such a character as shall make her not unworthy of the name of a Christian nation."
- Francis Scott Key
(Related: Character, Christian, Country, Eyes, Name, Nation, Unworthy, Will, World)

"You will not dishonor the divine perfections by judgments unworthy of them, provided you never judge of Him by yourself, provided you do not ascribe to the Creator the imperfections and limitations of created beings."
- Nicolas Malebranche
(Related: Limitations, Unworthy, Will)

"Do not fear lest you should meditate too much upon Him and speak of Him in an unworthy way, providing you are led by faith. Do not fear lest you should entertain false opinions of Him so long as they are in conformity with the notion of the infinitely perfect Being."
- Nicolas Malebranche
(Related: Faith, Fear, Being, Conformity, Opinions, Unworthy)

"The unworthy successor of Peter who desires to benefit from the immeasurable wealth of Christ feels the great need of your assistance, your prayers, your sacrifice, and he most humbly asks this of you."
- Pope John Paul II
(Related: Sacrifice, Wealth, Christ, Unworthy)

"It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one as is unworthy of him; for the one is only belief - the other contempt."
- Plutarch
(Related: God, Belief, Contempt, Opinion, Unworthy)

"Many a man will have the courage to die gallantly, but will not have the courage to say, or even to think, that the cause for which he is asked to die is an unworthy one."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Courage, Cause, Man, Unworthy, Will)

"Liberals feel unworthy of their possessions. Conservatives feel they deserve everything they've stolen."
- Mort Sahl
(Related: Liberals, Possessions, Unworthy)

"I have taken this step because I want the discipline, the fire and the authority of the Church. I am hopelessly unworthy of it, but I hope to become worthy."
- Edith Sitwell
(Related: Discipline, Hope, Church, Authority, Fire, Unworthy, Want)

"The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Winning, Unworthy)

"I'm not an old, experienced hand at politics. But I am now seasoned enough to have learned that the hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Politics, Winning, Now, Old, Unworthy)

"The criminal law needs to be improved to meet new forms of crime, but to denounce financial devices which are useful and legitimate because use is made of them for fraud, is ridiculous and unworthy of the age in which we live."
- William Graham Sumner
(Related: Age, Financial, Crime, Fraud, Law, Needs, Unworthy)

"I call God to witness that as a private person I have done nothing unbeseeming an honest man, nor, as I bear the place of a public man, have I done anything unworthy of my place."
- Francis Walsingham
(Related: God, Man, Nothing, Public, Unworthy)

"But he is unworthy the name of a minister of the gospel of peace, who is unwilling, not only to have his name cast out as evil, but also to die for the truths of the Lord Jesus."
- George Whitefield
(Related: Peace, Evil, Name, Unworthy)

"An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Idea, Being, Unworthy)