Best Quotes by John Tillotson (Top 8)

  1. A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill requires only our silence, which costs us nothing.
  2. Zeal is fit for wise men, but flourishes chiefly among fools.
  3. The crafty person is always in danger; and when they think they walk in the dark, all their pretenses are transparent.
  4. The art of using deceit and cunning grow continually weaker and less effective to the user.
  5. The true ground of most men's prejudice against the Christian doctrine is because they have no mind to obey it.
  6. Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind.
  7. Men expect that religion should cost them no pains, that happiness should drop into their laps without any design and endeavor on their part, and that, after they have done what they please while they live, God should snatch them up to heaven when they die. But though the commandments of God be not grievous, yet it is fit to let men know that they are not thus easy.
  8. They who are in the highest places, and have the most power, have the least liberty, because they are the most observed.