clergyman, religious writer
Thomas Adam (February 25, 1701 – March 31, 1784) was a Church of England clergyman and religious writer.
Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895)Edit
Quotes reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895).
- The covetous man is like a camel with a great hunch on his back; heaven's gate must be made higher and broader, or he will hardly get in.
- P. 167.
- If I were to live to the world's end, and do all the good that man can do, I must still cry, " Mercy!" Why then should I be unwilling or afraid to die this moment, with a sense of God's pardoning love, when I can have no other claim to salvation if I were to live forever?
- P. 272.
- We cannot keep thieves from looking in at our windows, but we need not give them entertainment with open doors.
- P. 582.