Joseph Butler

1692 - 1752

A Quote by Bishop Joseph Butler on guidance and life

To us probability is the very guide of life.

Joseph Butler (1692 - 1752)

Source: Preface to Analogy.

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A Quote by Bishop Joseph Butler on gifts

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To John Wesley: Sir, the pretending to extraordinary revelations and gifts of the Holy Ghost is a horrid thing, a very horrid thing.

Joseph Butler (1692 - 1752)

Source: Wesley, Works, xiii.449

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A Quote by Bishop Joseph Butler on action, consequences, deception, and desires

Things and actions are what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be: why then should we desire to be deceived?

Joseph Butler (1692 - 1752)

Source: Fifteen Sermons. No.7, § 16

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