Cotton Mather Quotes (17 quotes)
Essays to Do Good (1825 edition)
“That there is a Devil, is a thing doubted by none but such as are under the influence of the Devil. For any to deny the being of a Devil must be from an ignorance or profaneness, worse than diabolical.”
The Wonders of the Invisible World (1692)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsCotton Mather
Born: February 12, 1663
Died: February 13, 1728 (aged 65)
Occupation: Theologian, minister
Bio: Cotton Mather, FRS was a socially and politically influential New England Puritan minister, prolific author and pamphleteer; he is often remembered for his role in the Salem witch trials. He was the son of Increase Mather, and grandson of both John Cotton and Richard Mather, all also prominent Puritan ministers.