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The life that intends to be wholly obedient, wholly submissive, wholly listening, is astonishing in its completeness. Its joys are ravishing, its peace profound, its humility the deepest, its power world-shaking, its love enveloping, its simplicity that of a trusting child. (Quote by - Thomas Kelly)

You are my friends if you do what I command… This is my command: Love each other. (Quote by - Jesus)

I am still looking for the modern equivalent of those Quakers who ran successful businesses, made money because they offered honest products and treated their people decently . . . This business creed, sadly, seems long forgotten. (Quote by - Anita Roddick)

You will say, Christ saith this, and the apostles say this; but what canst thou say? Art thou a child of Light and hast walked in the Light, and what thou speakest is it inwardly from God? (Quote by - George Fox)

Of this you may be assured, that you shall none of you suffer for your opinions or religion, so long as you live peaceably, and you have the word of a king for it. (Quote by - Charles II)

To turn all we possess into the channel of universal love becomes the business of our lives. (Quote by - John Woolman)

Begin now, as you read these words, as you sit in your chair, to offer your whole selves, utterly and in joyful abandon, in quiet, glad surrender to Him who is within. In secret ejaculations of praise, turn in humble wonder to the Light, faint though it may be. (Quote by - Thomas Kelly)

We are inclined to call things by the wrong names. We call prosperity 'happiness', and adversity 'misery' eventhough adversity is the school of wisdom and often the way to eternal happiness. (Quote by - William Penn)

Whether in times of war or times of peace the Quaker is under peculiar obligation to assist and to forward movements and forces which make for peace in the world and which bind men together in ties of unity and fellowship. (Quote by - Rufus Jones)

Now I find that in pure obedience the mind learns contentment, in appearing weak and foolish to the wisdom which is of this World; and in these lowly labors, they who stand in a low place, rightly exercised under the Cross, will find nourishment. (Quote by - John Woolman)

I'm a timid person-I was beaten up by Quakers. (Quote by - Woody Allen)

May we look upon our Treasures, and the furniture of our Houses, and the Garments in which we array ourselves, and try whether the seeds of war have any nourishment in these possessions or not. (Quote by - John Woolman)

My luck is getting worse and worse. Last night, for instance, I was mugged by a quaker. (Quote by - Woody Allen)

Let women then go on -- not asking favors, but claiming as a right the removal of all hindrances to her elevation in the scale of being -- let her receive encouragement for the proper cultivation of all her powers, so that she may enter profitably into the active business of life ... Then in the marriage union, the independence of the husband and wife will be equal, their dependence mutual, and their obligations reciprocal. (Quote by - Lucretia Mott)

NON-COMBATANT, n. A dead Quaker. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

People talk about revelation, and say it has ceased; but what ignorance it bespeaks, when man knows not the least thing on earth without revelation. (Quote by - Elias Hicks)

Be patterns, be examples in all countries, places, islands, nations wherever you come; that your carriage and life may preach among all sorts of people, and to them; then you will come to walk cheerfully over the world, answering that of God in everyone; whereby in them you may be a blessing, and make the witness of God in them to bless you.George Fox) (Quote by -

True godliness doesn't turn men out of the world but enables them to live better in it and excites their endeavours to mend it. (Quote by - William Penn)

If we better studied and understood God’s creation, this would do a great deal to caution and direct us in our use of it. For how could we find the impudence to abuse the world if we were seeing the great Creator stare us in the face through each and every part of it? (Quote by - William Penn)

It is said by the professors: "There is no order among you," but I say the order of God is a mystery. Its order will stand when all of theirs is gone. The cry is: "There is no government amongst you!" Is there not? Yes, the government of Christ. (Quote by - George Fox)

Even in the Apostles' days, Christians were too apt to strive after a wrong unity and uniformity in outward practices and observations, and to judge one another unrighteously in these matters; and mark, it is not the different practice from one another that breaks the peace and unity, but the judging of one another because of different practices… For this is the true ground of love and unity, not that such a man walks and does just as I do, but because I feel the same Spirit and Life in him, and that he walks in his rank, in his own order, in his proper way and place of subjection to that; and this is far more pleasing to me than if he walked just in that track wherein I walk. (Quote by - Isaac Penington)

He inherited some good instincts from his Quaker forebears, but by diligent hard work, he overcame them. (Quote by - Unkonwn Author)

Keep within. And when they say, 'lo here', or 'lo there' is Christ; go not forth; for Christ is within you. And they are seducers and antichrists, which draw your minds out from the teachings within you. (Quote by - George Fox)

The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right. (Quote by - Hannah Whitall Smith)

Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers. (Quote by - Herbert Hoover)


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