26 William Booth Quotes

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I must assert in the most unqualified way that it is primarily and mainly for the sake of saving the soul that I seek the salvation of the body.
- William Booth
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If I thought I could win one more soul to the Lord by walking on my head and playing the tambourine with my toes, I'd learn how!
- William Booth
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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?
- William Booth
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Secular music, do you say, belongs to the devil? Does it? Well, if it did I would plunder him for it, for he has no right to a single note of the whole seven. Every note, and every strain, and every harmony is divine, and belongs to us.
- William Booth
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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.
- William Booth
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I want to see a new translation of the Bible into the hearts and conduct of living men and women.
- William Booth
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You must pray with all your might. That does not mean saying your prayers, or sitting gazing about in church or chapel with eyes wide open while someone else says them for you. It means fervent, effectual, untiring wrestling with God. This kind of prayer be sure the devil and the world and your own indolent, unbelieving nature will oppose. They will pour water on this flame."
- William Booth
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The profession of a prostitute is the only career in which the maximum income is paid to the newest apprentice.
- William Booth
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Go for souls. Go straight for souls, and go for the worst.
- William Booth
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Faith and works should travel side by side, step answering to step, like the legs of men walking. First faith, and then works; and then faith again, and then works again--until they can scarcely distinguish which is the one and which is the other.
- William Booth
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Nobody gets a blessing if they have cold feet and nobody ever got saved while they had toothache!
- William Booth
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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!
- William Booth
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There are different kinds of fire; there is false fire. No one knows this better than we do, but we are not such fools as to refuse good bank notes because there are false ones in circulation; and although we see here and there manifestations of what appears to us to be nothing more than mere earthly fire, we none the less prize and value, and seek for the genuine fire which comes from the altar of the Lord.
- William Booth
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Work as if everything depended upon work and pray as if everything depended upon prayer.
- William Booth
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We are not sent to minister to a congregation and be content if we keep things going. We are sent to make war and to stop short of nothing but the subjugation of the world to the sway of the Lord Jesus.
- William Booth
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