240 Henry Drummond Quotes

  • "We want to live forever for the same reason that we want to live tomorrow. Why do we want to live tomorrow? It is because there is someone who loves you, and whom you want to see tomorrow, and be with, and love back."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Love, LIfe


  • "The greatest thing a man can do for his Heavenly Father is to be kind to some of His other children."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Kindness


  • "Try to give up the idea that religion comes to us by chance, or by mystery, or by caprice. It comes to us by natural law, or by supernatural law, for all law is Divine."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Religion


  • "We have all felt the brazenness of words without emotion, the hollowness, the unaccountable unpersuasiveness of eloquence behind which lies no love."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Hypocrisy


  • "No single fact in Science has ever discredited a fact in Religion."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Religion


  • "The Life of the senses, high and low, may perfect itself in Nature. Even the Life of thought may find a large complement in surrounding things. But the higher thought, and the conscience, and the religious Life, can only perfect themselves in God."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: God, Nature


  • "There are people who go about the world looking out for slights, and they are necessarily miserable, for they find them at every turn--especially the imaginary ones. One has the same pity for such men as for the very poor. They are the morally illiterate. They have had no real education, for they have never learned how to live."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Hypocrisy


  • "Do not resent temptation; do not be perplexed because it seems to thicken round you more and more, and ceases neither for effort nor for agony nor prayer. That is your practice. That is the practice which God appoints you; and it is having its work in making you patient, and humble, and generous, and unselfish, and kind, and courteous."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Temptation


  • "Lavish Love upon our equals, where it is very difficult, and for whom perhaps we each do least of all."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Love


  • "Man is a mass of correspondences, and because of these, because he is alive to countless objects and influences to which lower organisms are dead, he is the most living of all creatures."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Creation


  • "Is man in correspondence with the whole environment or is he not? ... He is not. Of men generally it cannot be said that they are in living contact with that part of the environment which is called the spiritual world."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: God


  • "No one can get Joy by merely asking for it. It is one of the ripest fruits of the Christian life, and, like all fruits, must be grown."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Joy


  • "Strength of character may be learned at work, but beauty of character is learned at home."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Character, Home, Work


  • "Man's spiritual life consists in the number and fullness of his correspondences with God. In order to develop these he may be constrained to insulate them, to enclose them from the other correspondences, to shut himself in with them. In many ways the limitation of the natural life is the necessary condition of the full enjoyment of the spiritual life."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Christianity


  • "The final preparation ... for the inheriting of Eternal Life must consist in the abandonment of the non-eternal elements. These must be unloosed and dissociated from the higher elements, And this is affected by a closing catastrophe--Death."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Eternal Life



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