John Tillotson, 1630 - 16943857
Born: October 1630, Sowerby, Yorkshire, England, Great Britain
Died: 22 November 1694, London, England, Great Britain
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John Tillotson quotes:
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- He who provides for this life, but takes no care for eternity, is wise for a moment, but a fool forever. permalink
- In our pursuit of the things of this world, we usually prevent enjoyment by expectation; we anticipate our happiness, and eat out the heart and sweetness of worldly pleasures by delightful forethoughts of them; so that when we come to possess them, they do not answer the expectation, nor satisfy the desires which were raised about them, and they vanish into nothing. permalink
- Sincerity is like traveling on a plain, beaten road, which commonly brings a man sooner to his journey's end than by-ways, in which men often lose themselves. permalink
- Sincerity is to speak as we think, to do as we pretend and profess, to perform what we promise, and really to be what we would seem and appear to be. permalink
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