Billy Sunday Quotes (53 Quotes)


    There is no law, divine or human, that the saloon respects.

    Conversion is a complete surrender to Jesus. It's a willingness to do what he wants you to do.

    The devil says I'm out, but the Lord says I'm safe.

    When the English language gets in my way, I walk over it.

    Hypocrites in the Church? Yes, and in the lodge and at the home. Don't hunt through the Church for a hypocrite. Go home and look in the mirror. Hypocrites? Yes. See that you make the number one less.


    If you want to drive the devil out of the world, hit him with a cradle instead of a crutch. (William Ashley


    Some persons think that they have to look like a hedgehog to be pious.

    When is a revival needed? When carelessness and unconcern keep the people asleep.

    God Almighty never intended that the devil should triumph over the Church. He never intended that the saloons should walk rough-shod over Christianity.

    Whiskey is all right in its place - but its place is hell.

    And if you think that anybody is going to frighten me, you don't know me yet.

    Let's quit fiddling with religion and do something to bring the world to Christ. (William Ashley

    If you don't do your part, don't blame God.

    The trouble with many men is that they have got just enough religion to make them miserable. If there is not joy in religion, you have got a leak in your religion.

    Live so that when the final summons comes you will leave something more behind you than an epitaph on a tombstone or an obituary in a newspaper.

    I challenge you to show me where the saloon has ever helped business, education, church, morals or anything we hold dear.

    There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing.

    I dare not exercise personal liberty if it infringes on the liberty of others.

    A revival does two things. First, it returns the Church from her backsliding and second, it causes the conversion of men and women; and it always includes the conviction of sin on the part of the Church. What a spell the devil seems to cast over the Church today!

    There are individuals who have never done anything for Jesus Christ, and I have no doubt there are preachers as well, who have never done anything for the God Almighty.

    I tell you that the curse of God Almighty is on the saloon.

    Try praising your wife, even if it does frighten her at first.


    If there is no hell, a good many preachers are obtaining money under false pretenses.

    The rivers of America will run with blood filled to their banks before we will submit to them taking the Bible out of our schools.

    I am a temperance Republican down to my toes.

    The world is wrong side up. It needs to be turned upside down in order to be right side up.

    I believe that a long step toward public morality will have been taken when sins are called by their right names.

    The fellow that has no money is poor. The fellow that has nothing but money is poorer still.

    At Kansas City, Kansas, before the saloons were closed, they were getting ready to build an addition to the jail. Now the doors swing idly on the hinges and there is nobody to lock in the jails.

    Temptation is the devil looking through the keyhole. Yielding is opening the door and inviting him in.

    I have been, and will go on, fighting that damnable, dirty, rotten business with all the power at my command.

    Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.


    Home is the place we love best and grumble the most.

    I believe there is no doctrine more dangerous to the Church today than to convey the impression that a revival is something peculiar in itself and cannot be judged by the same rules of causes and effect as other things.

    They tell me a revival is only temporary; so is a bath, but it does you good.

    Christianity means a lot more than church membership.

    What have you given the world it never possessed before you came?

    You can't raise the standard of women's morals by raising their pay envelope. It lies deeper than that.

    When may a revival be expected? When the wickedness of the wicked grieves and distresses the Christian.

    Hell is the highest reward that the devil can offer you for being a servant of his.

    I am the sworn, eternal and uncompromising enemy of the liquor traffic.

    Unless you have made a complete surrender and are doing his will it will avail you nothing if you've reformed a thousand times and have your name on fifty church records.

    The saloon is a liar. It promises good cheer and sends sorrow.

    After all is said that can be said upon the liquor traffic, its influence is degrading upon the individual, the family, politics and business, and upon everything that you touch in this old world.

    You might as well try and dam Niagara Falls with toothpicks as to stop the reform wave sweeping our land.

    Some persons have lived manly or womanly lives, and they lack but one thing - open confession of the Lord Jesus Christ. Some men think that they must come to him in a certain way - that they must be stirred by emotion or something like that.

    The Democratic party of Florida has put a temperance plank in its platform and the Republican party of every state would nail that plank in their platform if they thought it would carry the election.


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