- If God were not a necessary Being of himself, he might almost seem to be made for the use and benefit of men.
- Compare: "Si Dieu n'existait pas, il faudrait l'inventer" (translated: "If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him", Voltaire, Épître à l'Auteur du Livre des Trois Imposteurs (November 10 1770).
- To give children good instruction, and a bad example, is but a beckoning to them with the head to show them the way to heaven, while we take them by the hand and lead them in the way to hell.
- Archbishop John Tillotson as quoted by John Charles Ryle, Anglican Bishop of Liverpool (1880–1900).
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