John Calvin Quotes (35 quotes)
“A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.”
To the queen of Navarre, 28 April 1545. In French: "Un chien abaye, s'il voyt qu'on assaille son maistre; je serois bien lasche, si en voyant la verité de Dieu ainsi assallye, je faisois du muet sans sonner mot"
“All the sum of our wisdom that deserves to be called true and certain wisdom is comprised of two parts, to know God and to know ourselves.”
Institutes of the Christian Religion pt. 1 (1541)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJohn Calvin
Born: July 10, 1509
Died: May 27, 1564 (aged 54)
Occupation: Theologian, pastor, author
Bio: John Calvin was an influential French theologian and pastor during the Protestant Reformation. He was a principal figure in the development of the system of Christian theology later called Calvinism. Originally trained as a humanist lawyer, he broke from the Roman Catholic Church around 1530.
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