Billy Graham, formally William Franklin "Billy" Graham

Graham, formally William Franklin "Billy" Graham

American Evangelist, Southern Baptist Minister, Author

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The most prominent place in hell is reserved for those who are neutral on the great issues of life.

The time has come for all evangelists to practice full financial disclosure. The world is watching how we walk and how we talk. We must have the highest standards of morality, ethics and integrity if we are to continue to have influence.

There is nothing wrong with people possessing riches. The wrong comes when riches possess people.

We have an idea that we Americans are God's chosen people, that God loves us more than any other people, and that we are God's blessed. I tell you that God doesn't love us any more than He does the Russians.

When I look back over the schedule I kept thirty or forty years ago, I am staggered by all the things we did and the engagements we kept. Sometimes we flitted from one part of the country to another, even from one continent to another, in the course of only a few days. Were all those engagements necessary? Was I as discerning as I might have been about which ones to take and which to turn down? I doubt it. Every day I was absent from my family is gone forever. Although much of that travel was necessary, some of it was not.

You can?t change your past but you can change you destiny.

Racism and injustice and violence sweep our world, bringing a tragic harvest of heartache and death.

Some people say they will follow their conscience... many of us have dead consciences. Your conscience is no longer a safe guide. You?ve harden it, you?ve deaden it.

The Bible says today is the accepted time, today is the day of salvation... But there will come a time when it will be too late for you.

The greatest miracle of the Bible is that the prophets of Israel could keep a religion as clean as a hounds tooth amid all the corruption and idolatry of the nations surrounding them.

The New Testament says nothing of Apostles who retired and took it easy.

The very practice of reading [the Bible] will have a purifying effect upon your mind and heart. Let nothing take the place of this daily exercise.

There?s a way of life, there?s a way of death. Which way are you on?

We have been proud and thought we were better than any other race, any other people. Ladies and gentlemen, we are going to stumble into hell because of our pride.

When I reached 80, my world turned upside down physically. I've had a lot of physical problems.

You cannot serve god and mammon. You have to make a choice.

Read the Bible. Work hard and honestly. And don't complain.

Some people spend their lives building ultimate dream homes so they can enjoy their twilight years... Others spend their last days in nursing homes.

The Bible says we must choose two ways of life.

The greatest need in the world is the transformation of human nature. We need a new heart that will not have lust and greed and hate in it. We need a heart filled with love and peace and joy, and that is why Jesus came into the world.

The Oklahoma City bombing was simple technology, horribly used. The problem is not technology. The problem is the person or persons using it.

The will of God will not take us where the grace of God cannot sustain us.

Therefore I live for today-certain of finding at sunrise guidance and strength for the way. power for each moment of weakness, hope for each moment of pain, comfort for every sorrow, sunshine and joy after rain!

We have to have armies! We have to have military power! We have to have police forces, whether it's police in a great city or police in an international scale to keep those madmen from taking over the world and robbing the world of its liberties

When I reached about 80, my physical world turned upside down,

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American Evangelist, Southern Baptist Minister, Author