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To suppose more than one supreme Source of infinite wisdom,
by Adam Clarke

To suppose more than one supreme Source of infinite wisdom,
power, and all perfections, is to assert that there
is no supreme Being in existence.
- Adam Clarke

He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin,
and dies in this state, is fit for glory.
- Adam Clarke

Now it would be as absurd to deny the existence of God,
because we cannot see him, as it would be to deny the
existence of the air or wind,
because we cannot see it.
- Adam Clarke

As preachers of the gospel of Jesus,
do not expect worldly honors: these Jesus Christ neither took to himself,
nor gave to his disciples.
- Adam Clarke

 

If you be faithful, you will have that honor that comes from God:
his Spirit will say in your hearts,
Well done, good and faithful servants.
- Adam Clarke

Whether the family of the Clarkes were of Norman extraction
cannot be easily ascertained.
- Adam Clarke

But this Christ or Redeemer took not upon him the nature of angels,
but the seed of Abraham, that is, human nature,
that in the nature which sinned he might make the expiation required.
- Adam Clarke

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It is the grace of God, that shows and condemns the sin that humbles us.
- Adam Clarke

Remember that the word of God is not sent to particular persons,
as if by name; and do not think you have no part in it,
because you are not named there.
- Adam Clarke

Prayer requires more of the heart than of the tongue.
- Adam Clarke

However, all gifts seem now to be absorbed in one and
a man must be either a Preacher or nothing.
- Adam Clarke

To be filled with God is a great thing,
to be filled with the fullness of God is still greater;
to be filled with all the fullness of God is greatest of all.
- Adam Clarke

And hence he must be invisible; for a spirit cannot
be seen by the eye of man:
nor is there any thing in this principle contradictory to reason or experience.
- Adam Clarke

Pride works frequently under a dense mask,
and will often assume the garb of humility.
- Adam Clarke

Deeply consider that it is your duty and interest to
read the Holy Scriptures.
- Adam Clarke

The words contained in it were inspired by the Holy
Spirit into the minds of faithful men,
called Prophets and Seers in the Old Testament;
and Evangelists and Apostles in the New.
- Adam Clarke

Let it ever be remembered that genuine faith in Christ
will ever be productive of good works;
for this faith worketh by love,
as the apostle says, and love to God always produces
obedience to his holy laws.
- Adam Clarke

If you go forward in the spirit of the original apostles
and followers of Jesus Christ,
trusting not in man but in the living God,
he will enable you to pull down the strong holds of sin and Satan,
and that work by which he is pleased will prosper in your hands.
- Adam Clarke

Few men can be said to have inimitable excellencies:
let us watch them in their progress from infancy to manhood,
and we shall soon be convinced that what they attained
was the necessary consequence of the line they pursued,
and the means they used.
- Adam Clarke

It is to be regretted that few persons who have arrived
at any degree of eminence or fame,
have written Memorials of themselves,
at least such as have embraced their private as well as their public life.
- Adam Clarke

Many talk much, and indeed well, of what Christ has done for us:
but how little is spoken of what he is to do in us!
and yet all that he has done for us is in reference
to what he is to do in us.
- Adam Clarke

Now an infinite happiness cannot be purchased by any
price less than that which is infinite in value;
and infinity of merit can only result from a nature
that is infinitely divine or perfect.
- Adam Clarke

The Scriptures of the Old and New Testament,
said an eminent scholar, have God for their Author,
the Salvation of mankind for their end,
and Truth without any mixture of error for their matter.
- Adam Clarke

As a revelation from God, they have stood the test of many ages;
and as such maintained their ground against every species of enemy,
and every mode of attack.
Truth is mighty, and must prevail.
- Adam Clarke

This perfection is the restoration of man to the state
of holiness from which he fell,
by creating him anew in Christ Jesus,
and restoring to him that image and likeness of God which he has lost.
- Adam Clarke

The Bible is proved to be a revelation from God,
by the reasonableness and holiness of its precepts;
all its commands,
exhortations, and promises having the most direct tendency to make men wise,
holy, and happy in themselves, and useful to one another.
- Adam Clarke

Man may be considered as having a twofold origin -
natural,
which is common and the same to all -
patronymic,
which belongs to the various families of which the
whole human race is composed.
- Adam Clarke

Even papists could not see that a moral evil was detained
in the soul through its physical connection with the body;
and that it required the dissolution of this physical
connection before the moral contagion could be removed.
- Adam Clarke

Matthew being a constant attendant on our Lord,
his history is an account of what he saw and heard;
and,
being influenced by the Holy Spirit,
his history is entitled to the utmost degree of credibility.
- Adam Clarke

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles;
but today it means getting along with people.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you don't take full responsibility
for your own happiness,
who do you suppose will?
Your happiness is a one person job -
it begins and ends with you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The right mixture of caring and not caring -
I suppose that's what love is.
- James Hilton

Suppose our gratitude could be zero-based gratitude.
With zero-based gratitude,
we would be grateful for everything we had each day -
regardless of whether it was more or less than yesterday.
With zero-based gratitude, I can be grateful for all the people,
the love, the food, the shelter, the services,
the health, that I am blessed with today,
regardless of what I had yesterday.
With zero-based gratitude,
I can be grateful each day for the gift of life itself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am better able to imagine hell than heaven;
it is my inheritance,
I suppose.
- Elinor Wylie

To hear some men talk of the government,
you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation,
and kept the planets in their places.
- Wendell Phillips

"Rabbit's clever," said Pooh thoughtfully.
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit's clever."
"And he has Brain."
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit has Brain."
There was a long silence.
"I suppose," said Pooh, "that that's why he never understands anything."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Suppose you were an idiot,
and suppose you were a member of Congress;
but I repeat myself.
- Mark Twain

Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.
- Charles Lamb

I suppose young people think football is glamorous -
soccer -
it's big money and the stars of it,
they look good and have a great big house and a huge Ferrari.
- Bryan Ferry

The older painting - well, it does have an effect all at once,
I suppose, but it's of a lesser intensity than a lot
of the American work in the last ten or fifteen years.
- Donald Judd

I suppose all writers worry about the well running dry.
- Richard Russo

What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness.
- Leo Tolstoy

Every music - except dance music, which is for dancing,
I suppose - is for the spirit of the human being,
and not for the body.
- Klaus Schulze

So I suppose this slightly mature fashion sense happened because of what I had.
- Carly Simon

Sex in a dance is in the eyes of the beholder.
I never thought my dances sexy.
I suppose that's because I see myself with my face washed,
and to me I look like a rabbit.
- Gwen Verdon

I suppose when I started out I would have liked to
have been the darling of critics or something,
but everybody wants to be loved and admired.
- John Milius

I generally find an affinity with a lot of the people
I play and I suppose if I didn't feel an affinity for
them then they wouldn't be particularly good performances.
- Hugo Weaving

In this respect I suppose I'm the total opposite of Garry.
With his very emotive body language at the board he
shows and displays all his emotions.
I don't.
- Vladimir Kramnik

I suppose that the media and their portrayal of Islam
and the almost tribal separations and divisions of
the Muslims are the greatest issues confronting Muslims in the United Kingdom.
- Cat Stevens

My yachts were, I suppose, outstanding status symbols.
- Paul Getty

I suppose I shouldn't go around admitting I speak untruths on the radio.
- Ira Glass

Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

The best way to suppose what may come,
is to remember what is past.
- George Savile

I suppose I should say that I treasure blasphemy,
as a faith of the highest order.
- Rick Moody

Your first obligation, I suppose, is to your God.
Your second is to your family.
And your third is to your community.
And you ought to try to fulfill all of those in your life.
- Dick Murphy

To suppose that any form of government will secure
liberty or happiness without any virtue in the people,
is a chimerical idea.
- James Madison

All action is for the sake of some end;
and rules of action,
it seems natural to suppose, must take their whole
character and color from the end to which they are subservient.
- John Stuart Mill

I suppose it's easy to play a hypocritical politician with a smiling face;
it's also quite gratifying to play.
- Ian McDiarmid

When once the itch of literature comes over a man,
nothing can cure it but the scratching of a pen.
But if you have not a pen, I suppose you must scratch any way you can.
- Samuel Lover

Almost every girl falls in love with the wrong man,
I suppose it's part of growing up.
- Natalie Wood

The sad thing about any business I suppose,
but in mine you see it particularly,
is that you're always asked to do what you've already done.
- Jeremy Irons

I suppose my father was more influential in my starting to play the guitar.
- Andy Partridge

And then, I suppose, there's also a cinematic reality on top of that.
Because it was extremely difficult to keep tabs on,
it was quite confusing acting that.
- Gabriel Byrne

Of all fatiguing, futile, empty trades,
the worst, I suppose, is writing about writing.
- Hilaire Belloc

I didn't make a 147 until few years ago -
I just wasn't the sort of player who went for them.
But it's like buses I suppose, one comes along and then a few more follow.
- John Higgins

She looked at me penetratingly.
So I suppose you can figure out what happened next.
- Iggy Pop

But the one thing you should.
not do is to suppose that when something is wrong with the arts,
it is wrong with the arts ONLY.
- Ezra Pound

No, I don't suppose I'm so much a collector sort of person.
- Tom Felton

Thence, I suppose, my natural disposition to make fresh acquaintances,
and to break with them so readily, although always for a good reason,
and never through mere fickleness.
- Giacomo Casanova

He's psychologically damaged, I suppose,
if you stand back and look objectively at him,
but then, who isn't?
- Paul Darrow

Sometimes the eye gets so accustomed that if you don't have a change,
you're bored.
It's the same with fashion, you know.
And that, I suppose, is what style is about.
- Bill Blass


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