F. D. Maurice, fully John Frederick Denison "F.D." Maurice

F. D.
Maurice, fully John Frederick Denison "F.D." Maurice
1805
1872

English Divine, Theologian and Christian Socialist

Author Quotes

The Lord's Prayer may be committed to memory quickly, but it is slowly learnt by heart.

Of all the spirits, I believe the spirit of judging is the worst, and it has had the rule of me, I cannot tell you how dreadfully and how long... This, I find has more hindered my progress in love and gentleness than all things else. I never knew what the words, "Judge not that ye be not judged," meant before; now they seem to me some of the most awful, necessary, and beautiful in the whole Word of God.

Acts are nothing except as they are fruits of a state, except as they indicate what the man is; words are nothing except as they express a mind or purpose.

In a discussion the difficulty lies, not in being able to defend your opinion, but to know it.

The first recipe for happiness is: Avoid too lengthy meditations on the past.

Author Picture
First Name
F. D.
Last Name
Maurice, fully John Frederick Denison "F.D." Maurice
Birth Date
1805
Death Date
1872
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English Divine, Theologian and Christian Socialist