The first step to peace is to stand still in the Light....
George Fox (1624 - 1691)
Source: Quaker pamphlet, 1653
Contributed by: Holly
Justice Bennet of Derby, was the first that called us Quakers, because I bid them tremble at the word of the Lord. This was in the year 1650.
Source: Journal, 1694
Contributed by: Zaady
Be still and cool in thy own mind and spirit.
He [Oliver Cromwell] said: "I see there is a people risen, that I cannot win either with gifts, honors, offices or places; but all other sects and people I can."
When the Lord sent me forth into the world, He forbade me to put off my hat to any, high or low.
The Lord showed me, so that I did see clearly, that he did not dwell in these temples which men had commanded and set up, but in people's hearts . . . his people were his temple, and he dwelt in them.
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