William Booth Quotes (23 quotes)
Selected Papers on the Social Work of the Salvation Army (1907 edition)
“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.”
In Darkest England And The Way Out (2004 edition), Kessinger Publishing - ISBN: 9781419125676
As quoted in The Life of General Booth (1913) by Hulda Friedrichs
“Without excuse and self-consideration of health or limb or life, true soldiers fight, live to fight, love the thickest of the fight, and die in the midst of it.”
As quoted in Revolution (2005) by Stephen Court & Aaron White.
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWilliam Booth
Born: April 10, 1829
Died: August 20, 1912 (aged 83)
Bio: William Booth was a British Methodist preacher who founded The Salvation Army and became its first General. The Christian movement with a quasi-military structure and government founded in 1865 has spread from London, England to many parts of the world and is known for being one of the largest distributors of humanitarian aid.