Billy Sunday - Quotes

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Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile. ---->>>

When the English language gets in my way, I walk over it. ---->>>

Hypocrites in the Church? Yes, and in the lodge and at the home. Don't hunt through the Church for a hypocrite. Go home and look in the mirror. Hypocrites? Yes. See that you make the number one less.

Hypocrites in the Church? Yes, and in the lodge and at the home. Don't hunt through the Church for a hypocrite. Go home and look in the mirror. Hypocrites? Yes. See that you make the number one less.

Temptation is the devil looking through the keyhole. Yielding is opening the door and inviting him in. ---->>>

There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing.

There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing.

The world is wrong side up. It needs to be turned upside down in order to be right side up. ---->>>

Home is the place we love best and grumble the most.

Home is the place we love best and grumble the most.

Live so that when the final summons comes you will leave something more behind you than an epitaph on a tombstone or an obituary in a newspaper. ---->>>

I am the sworn, eternal and uncompromising enemy of the liquor traffic. ---->>>

When is a revival needed? When carelessness and unconcern keep the people asleep. ---->>>

They tell me a revival is only temporary; so is a bath, but it does you good. ---->>>

When may a revival be expected? When the wickedness of the wicked grieves and distresses the Christian. ---->>>

The saloon is a liar. It promises good cheer and sends sorrow. ---->>>

I believe that a long step toward public morality will have been taken when sins are called by their right names. ---->>>

Conversion is a complete surrender to Jesus. It's a willingness to do what he wants you to do. ---->>>

More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent. ---->>>

Hell is the highest reward that the devil can offer you for being a servant of his. ---->>>

I believe the Bible is the word of God from cover to cover. ---->>>

If you don't do your part, don't blame God. ---->>>

Christianity means a lot more than church membership. ---->>>

A revival does two things. First, it returns the Church from her backsliding and second, it causes the conversion of men and women; and it always includes the conviction of sin on the part of the Church. What a spell the devil seems to cast over the Church today! ---->>>

The rivers of America will run with blood filled to their banks before we will submit to them taking the Bible out of our schools. ---->>>

Try praising your wife, even if it does frighten her at first. ---->>>

The trouble with many men is that they have got just enough religion to make them miserable. If there is not joy in religion, you have got a leak in your religion. ---->>>

The devil says I'm out, but the Lord says I'm safe. ---->>>

Whiskey is all right in its place - but its place is hell. ---->>>

And if you think that anybody is going to frighten me, you don't know me yet. ---->>>

If there is no hell, a good many preachers are obtaining money under false pretenses. ---->>>

Religion needs a baptism of horse sense. ---->>>

Unless you have made a complete surrender and are doing his will it will avail you nothing if you've reformed a thousand times and have your name on fifty church records. ---->>>

I dare not exercise personal liberty if it infringes on the liberty of others. ---->>>

The fellow that has no money is poor. The fellow that has nothing but money is poorer still. ---->>>

What have you given the world it never possessed before you came? ---->>>

Some persons have lived manly or womanly lives, and they lack but one thing - open confession of the Lord Jesus Christ. Some men think that they must come to him in a certain way - that they must be stirred by emotion or something like that. ---->>>

I challenge you to show me where the saloon has ever helped business, education, church, morals or anything we hold dear. ---->>>

You might as well try and dam Niagara Falls with toothpicks as to stop the reform wave sweeping our land. ---->>>

I am a temperance Republican down to my toes. ---->>>

You can't raise the standard of women's morals by raising their pay envelope. It lies deeper than that.

You can't raise the standard of women's morals by raising their pay envelope. It lies deeper than that.

I believe there is no doctrine more dangerous to the Church today than to convey the impression that a revival is something peculiar in itself and cannot be judged by the same rules of causes and effect as other things. ---->>>

I have been, and will go on, fighting that damnable, dirty, rotten business with all the power at my command. ---->>>

Some persons think that they have to look like a hedgehog to be pious. ---->>>

At Kansas City, Kansas, before the saloons were closed, they were getting ready to build an addition to the jail. Now the doors swing idly on the hinges and there is nobody to lock in the jails. ---->>>

After all is said that can be said upon the liquor traffic, its influence is degrading upon the individual, the family, politics and business, and upon everything that you touch in this old world. ---->>>

The Democratic party of Florida has put a temperance plank in its platform and the Republican party of every state would nail that plank in their platform if they thought it would carry the election. ---->>>

Personal liberty is not personal license. ---->>>

God Almighty never intended that the devil should triumph over the Church. He never intended that the saloons should walk rough-shod over Christianity. ---->>>

I tell you that the curse of God Almighty is on the saloon. ---->>>

There are individuals who have never done anything for Jesus Christ, and I have no doubt there are preachers as well, who have never done anything for the God Almighty. ---->>>

There is no law, divine or human, that the saloon respects. ---->>>

Jesus Christ was God's revenue officer. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: November 19, 1862
Birthplace: Story County, Iowa, U.S.
Die: 11-06, 1935
Occupation: Clergyman
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William Ashley "Billy" Sunday (November 19, 1862 – November 6, 1935) was an American athlete who, after being a popular outfielder in baseball's National League during the 1880s, became the most celebrated and influential American evangelist during the first two decades of the 20th century. Born into poverty in Iowa, Sunday spent some years at the Iowa Soldiers' Orphans' Home before working at odd jobs and playing for local running and baseball teams (wikipedia)