Religion needs a baptism of horse sense.
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.
Some persons think that they have to look like a hedgehog to be pious.
Temptation is the devil looking through the keyhole. Yielding is opening the door and inviting him in.
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.
The devil says I'm out, but the Lord says I'm safe.
The fellow that has no money is poor. The fellow that has nothing but money is poorer still.
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.
The saloon is a liar. It promises good cheer and sends sorrow.
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 world is wrong side up. It needs to be turned upside down in order to be right side up.
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.
There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing.
They tell me a revival is only temporary; so is a bath, but it does you good.
Try praising your wife, even if it does frighten her at first.
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.
What have you given the world it never possessed before you came?
When is a revival needed? When carelessness and unconcern keep the people asleep.
When may a revival be expected? When the wickedness of the wicked grieves and distresses the Christian.
When the English language gets in my way, I walk over it.
Whiskey is all right in its place - but its place is hell.
You can't raise the standard of women's morals by raising their pay envelope. It lies deeper than that.
You might as well try and dam Niagara Falls with toothpicks as to stop the reform wave sweeping our land.
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!