Samuel Wilberforce quotes

  • THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 1894... I met with the Quorum and Presidency in the temple... President Woodruff then spoke... 'In searching out my genealogy I found about four hundred of my female kindred who were never married. I asked Pres. Young what I should do with them. He said for me to have them sealed to me unless there were more than 999 of them. The doctrine startled me, but I had it done.

  • The manager is by himself. He can't mingle with his players. I enjoyed my players, but I could not socialize with them so I spent a lot of time alone in my hotel room. Those four walls kind of close in on you.

  • If honey bees become extinct, human society will follow in four years.

  • In the process of replacing the old religions, Christianity became a religion.

  • Christianity is the companion of liberty in all its conflicts, the cradle of its infancy, and the divine source of its claims.

  • Christianity ruined emperors, but saved peoples.

  • If our Christianity doesn’t work at home, it doesn’t work.

  • Everyone sees they cannot well live asunder, nor many together, without some rule to which all must submit.

  • I will obey every law, or submit to the penalty.

  • We are perhaps not far removed from the time when we shall be able to submit the bulk of chemical phenomena to calculation.