And, sir, when we think of eternity, and of the future consequences of all human conduct, what is there in this life that should make any man contradict the dictates of his conscience, the principles of justice, the laws of religion, and of God
More Quotes from William Wilberforce:The objects of the present life fill the human eye with a false magnification because of their immediacy.
I continually find it necessary to guard against that natural love of wealth and grandeur which prompts us always, when we come to apply our general doctrine to our own case, to claim an exception.
So enormous, so dreadful, so irremediable did the Trade's wickedness appear that my own mind was completely made up for Abolition. Let the consequences be what they would, I from this time determined that I would never rest until I had effected its abolition.
Can you tell a plain man the road to heaven? Certainly, turn at once to the right, then go straight forward.
Of all things, guard against neglecting God in the secret place of prayer.
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