William Booth Quotes

Below you can read the famous quotes by William Booth

“Look! Don’t be deceived by appearances — men and things are not what they seem. All who are not on the rock are in the sea!”

“Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.”

The greatness of a man’s power is the measure of his surrender.

The profession of a prostitute is the only career in which the maximum income is paid to the newest apprentice.

But what is the use of preaching the Gospel to men whose whole attention is concentrated upon a mad, desperate struggle to keep themselves alive?”

God loves with a great love the man whose heart is bursting with a passion for the impossible.

While women weep, as they do now, I’ll fight; while little children go hungry, as they do now, I’ll fight; while men go to prison, in and out, in and out, as they do now, I’ll fight; while there is a drunkard left, while there is a poor lost girl upon the streets, while there remains one dark soul without the light of God, I’ll fight-I’ll fight to the very end!

A man’s labor is not only his capital but his life. When it passes it returns never more. To utilize it, to prevent its wasteful squandering, to enable the poor man to bank it up for use hereafter, this surely is one of the most urgent tasks before civilization.

I want to see a new translation of the Bible into the hearts and conduct of living men and women.

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