Quotes by Richard Cecil

Richard Cecil

British Evangelical Anglican priest

Lived from: 1748 - 1810

Born: 8 november 1748 Died: 15 august 1810

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  • Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.
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  • If I have made an appointment with you, I owe you punctuality, I have no right to throw away your time, if I do my own.
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  • Self-will so ardent and active that it will break a world to pieces to make a stool to sit on.
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  • The first step towards knowledge is to know that we are ignorant.
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  • The history of all the great characters of the Bible is summed up in this one sentence: They acquainted themselves with God, and acquiesced His will in all things.
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  • The world looks at preachers out of church to know what they mean in it.
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