William Carey Quotes (7 quotes)
As quoted in The Baptist Herald and Friend of Africa (October 1842) and The Missionary Herald in The Baptist Magazine Vol. 35 (January 1843), p. 41
“The most glorious works of grace that have ever took place, have been in answer to prayer; and it is in this way, we have the greatest reason to suppose, that the glorious out-pouring of the Spirit, which we expect at last, will be bestowed.”
Sect. V : An Enquiry into the Duty of Christians in general, and what Means ought to be used, in order to promote this Work. - An Enquiry into the Obligations of Christians (1792)
“Liberty is the right of every man to be honest, to think and to speak without hypocrisy.”
Martí : Thoughts/Pensamientos (1994)
“As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?”
―Alexis de Tocqueville
Letter to Ernest de Chabrol, 9 June 1831 Tocqueville Reader, p. 41
“I know not where His islands lift
Their fronded palms in air;
I only know I cannot drift
Beyond His love and care.”
―John Greenleaf Whittier
The eternal Goodness, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
“Man is his own star, and the soul that can
Render an honest and a perfect man
Commands all light, all influence, all fate.
Nothing to him falls early, or too late.
Our acts our angels are, or good or ill,
Our fatal shadows that walk by us still.”
The Honest Man's Fortune, (1613; published 1647)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWilliam Carey
Born: August 17, 1761
Died: June 9, 1834 (aged 72)
Bio: William Carey was an English Baptist missionary and a Reformed Baptist minister, known as the father of modern missions and one of the founders of the Baptist Missionary Society. As a missionary in the Danish colony, Serampore, India, he translated the Bible into Bengali, Sanskrit, and numerous other languages and dialects.