Thomas Wilson

Thomas
Wilson
1663
1755

English Prelate Bishop of Sodor and Man

Author Quotes

The devil never tempts us with more success than when he tempts us with a sight of our own good actions.

Our life must answer for our faith.

When a man resists sin on human motives only, he will not hold out long.

Intemperance in talk makes a dreadful havoc in the heart.

He who loves praise loves temptation.

Friendship is to be purchased only by friendship. A man may have authority over others, but he can never have their heart but by giving his own.

He that will not command his thoughts... will soon lose the command of his actions.

There is a danger in being persuaded before one understands.

Every one at the bottom of his heart cherishes vanity; even the toad thinks himself good-looking.

Author Picture
First Name
Thomas
Last Name
Wilson
Birth Date
1663
Death Date
1755
Bio

English Prelate Bishop of Sodor and Man