1703-1791, British Preacher, Founder of Methodism
Beware you be not swallowed up in books! An ounce of love is worth a pound of knowledge.
John Wesley – [Books and Reading]
Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will come for miles to watch you burn.
John Wesley – [Enthusiasm]
Cleanliness is indeed next to godliness.
John Wesley – [Appearance]
Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.
John Wesley – [Kindness]
I set myself on fire and people come to watch me burn.
John Wesley – [Motivation]
Justifying faith implies, not only a divine evidence or conviction that ''God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto Himself,'' but a sure trust and confidence that Christ died for my sins, that He loved me and gave Himself for me.
John Wesley – [Faith]
Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can.
John Wesley – [Money]
My ground is the Bible. Yea, I am a Bible-bigot. I follow it in all things, both great and small.
John Wesley – [Bible]
Once in seven years I burn all my sermons; for it is a shame if I cannot write better sermons now than I did seven years ago.
John Wesley – [Writers and Writing]
Passion and prejudice govern the world; only under the name of reason.
John Wesley – [Reason]
The best of it is, God is with us.
John Wesley – [Famous Last Words]
The Bible knows nothing of solitary religion.
John Wesley – [Churches]
Though I am always in haste, I am never in a hurry.
John Wesley – [Haste]