Great Quotes from
John Bunyan

“Nothing can hurt you except sin; nothing can grieve me except sin; nothing can defeat you except sin. Therefore, be on your guard, my Mansoul.”

“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.”

“Prayer will make a man cease from sin, or sin will entice a man to cease from prayer.”

“If we have not quiet in our minds, outward comfort will do no more for us…”

“Man indeed is the most noble, by creation, of all the creatures in the visible World; but by sin he has made himself the most ignoble.”

“In times of affliction we commonly meet with the sweetest experiences of the love of God.”

“It is my duty, said he, to distrust mine own ability, that I may have reliance on him that is stronger than all.”

"God will not lightly or easily lose His people. He has provided well for us: blood to wash us in; a Priest to pray for us, that we may be made to persevere; and, in case we foully fall, an Advocate to plead our cause."

"One leak will sink a ship: and one sin will destroy a sinner."

"Sin is the dare of God's justice, the rape of His mercy, the jeer of His patience, the slight of His power, and the contempt of His love."

"When you pray, rather let your heart be without words than your words without heart."

"Pray often; for prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God, and a scourge for Satan."

"If you have sinned, do not lie down without repentance; for the want of repentance after one has sinned makes the heart yet harder and harder."

"He that forgets his friend is ungrateful to him; but he that forgets his Savior is unmerciful to himself."

"He who runs from God in the morning will scarcely find Him the rest of the day."

"Take heed of driving so hard after this world, as to hinder thyself and family from those duties towards God, which thou art by grace obliged to; as private prayer, reading the scriptures, and Christian conference. It is a base thing for men so to spend themselves and families after this world, as that they disengage their heart to God's worship."

"If we have not quiet in our minds, outward comfort will do no more for us than a glass slipper on a gouty foot."

"Here is the life of prayer, when in or with the Spirit, a man being made sensible of sin, and how to come to the Lord for mercy; he comes, I say, in the strength of the Spirit, and crieth Father. That one word spoken in faith, is better than a thousand prayers, as men call them, written and read, in a formal, cold, lukewarm way."

"He that is down needs fear no fall. He that is low, no pride; He that is humble, ever shall have God to be his Guide."

"At the day of Doom men shall be judged according to their fruits. It will not be said then, Did you believe? But, Were you doers, or talkers only?"

"He has his back to the world, his face toward heaven and a Book in his hand."

"The best prayers have often more groans than words."

"It could be a sign of pride in your life if a word of reproof or admonition is not able to be received with the same grace, whether it be given by the poorest of saints or the most educated person."