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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
New Testament.
 
 
1
    Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.
          Matthew ii. 18; Jeremiah xxxi. 15.
2
    Man shall not live by bread alone.
          Matthew iv. 4; Deuteronomy viii. 3.
3
    Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted?
          Matthew v. 13.
4
    Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.
          Matthew v. 14.
5
    Ye have heard that it have been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy.
          Matthew v. 43.
6
    Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them.
          Matthew vi. 1.
7
    When thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth.
          Matthew vi. 3.
8
    They think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.
          Matthew vi. 7.
9
    Lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven.
          Matthew vi. 20.
10
    Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
          Matthew vi. 21.
  
  
  
11
    The light of the body is the eye.
          Matthew vi. 22.
12
    Ye cannot serve God and Mammon.
          Matthew vi. 24.
13
    Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink.
          Matthew vi. 25.
14
    Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin.
          Matthew vi. 28.
15
    Take therefore no thought for the morrow; for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.
          Matthew vi. 34.
16
    Neither cast ye your pearls before swine.
          Matthew vii. 6.
17
    Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.
          Matthew vii. 7.
18
    Every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth.
          Matthew vii. 8.
19
    Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone?
          Matthew vii. 9.
20
    Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
          Matthew vii. 12.
21
    Wide is the gate and broad is the way that leadeth to destruction.
          Matthew vii. 13.
22
    Strait is the gate and narrow is the way.
          Matthew vii. 14.
23
    By their fruits ye shall know them.
          Matthew vii. 20.
24
    It was founded upon a rock.
          Matthew vii. 25.
25
    The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of Man hath not where to lay his head.
          Matthew viii. 20.
26
    The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few.
          Matthew ix. 37.
27
    Be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.
          Matthew x. 16.
28
    The very hairs of your head are all numbered.
          Matthew x. 30.
29
    Wisdom is justified of her children.
          Matthew xi. 19; Luke vii. 35.
30
    The tree is known by his fruit.
          Matthew xii. 33.
31
    Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.
          Matthew xii. 34.
32
    Pearl of great price.
          Matthew xiii. 46.
33
    A prophet is not without honour, save in his own country and in his own house.
          Matthew xiii. 57.
34
    Be of good cheer: it is I; be not afraid.
          Matthew xiv. 27.
35
    If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
          Matthew xv. 14.
36
    The dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters’ table.
          Matthew xv. 27.
37
    When it is evening, ye say it will be fair weather: for the sky is red.
          Matthew xvi. 2.
38
    The signs of the times.
          Matthew xvi. 3.
39
    Get thee behind me, Satan.
          Matthew xvi. 23.
40
    What is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
          Matthew xvi. 26.
41
    It is good for us to be here.
          Matthew xvii. 4.
42
    What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
          Matthew xix. 6.
43
    Love thy neighbour as thyself.
          Matthew xix. 19.
44
    It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
          Matthew xix. 24.
45
    Borne the burden and heat of the day.
          Matthew xx. 12.
46
    Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own?
          Matthew xx. 15.
47
    For many are called, but few are chosen.
          Matthew xxii. 14.
48
    They made light of it.
          Matthew xxii. 5.
49
    Render therefore unto Cæsar the things which are Cæsar’s.
          Matthew xxii. 21.
50
    Woe unto you,… for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin.
          Matthew xxiii. 23.
51
    Blind guides, which strain at a gnat, and swallow a camel.
          Matthew xxiii. 24.
52
    Whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men’s bones.
          Matthew xxiii. 27.
53
    As a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings.
          Matthew xxiii. 37.
54
    Wars and rumours of wars.
          Matthew xxiv. 6.
55
    The end is not yet.
          Matthew xxiv. 6.
56
    Wheresoever the carcass is, there will the eagles be gathered together.
          Matthew xxiv. 28.
57
    Abomination of desolation.
          Matthew xxiv. 15; Mark xiii. 14.
58
    Unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance; but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath.
          Matthew xxv. 29.
59
    The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.
          Matthew xxvi. 41.
60
    The Sabbath was made for man, and not man for the Sabbath.
          Mark ii. 27.
61
    If a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand.
          Mark iii. 25.
62
    He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.
          Mark iv. 9.
63
    My name is Legion.
          Mark v. 9.
64
    My little daughter lieth at the point of death.
          Mark v. 23.
65
    Clothed, and in his right mind.
          Mark v. 15; Luke viii. 35.
66
    Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
          Mark ix. 44.
67
    Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.
          Luke ii. 14.
68
    The axe is laid unto the root of the trees.
          Luke iii. 9.
69
    Physician, heal thyself.
          Luke iv. 23.
70
    Woe unto you, when all men shall speak well of you!
          Luke vi. 26.
71
    Nothing is secret which shall not be made manifest.
          Luke viii. 17.
72
    Peace be to this house.
          Luke x. 5.
73
    The labourer is worthy of his hire.
          Luke x. 7; 1 Timothy v. 18.
74
    Go, and do thou likewise.
          Luke x. 37.
75
    But one thing is needful; and Mary hath chosen that good part which shall not be taken away from her.
          Luke x. 42.
76
    He that is not with me is against me.
          Luke xi. 23.
77
    Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.
          Luke xii. 19.
78
    Let your loins be girded about, and your lights burning.
          Luke xii. 35.
79
    Which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it.
          Luke xiv. 28.
80
    The children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.
          Luke xvi. 8.
81
    It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea.
          Luke xvii. 2.
82
    Remember Lot’s wife.
          Luke xvii. 32.
83
    Out of thine own mouth will I judge thee.
          Luke xix. 22.
84
    If they do these things in a green tree, what shall be done in the dry?
          Luke xxiii. 31.
85
    He was a good man, and a just.
          Luke xxiii. 50.
86
    Did not our heart burn within us while he talked with us?
          Luke xxiv. 32.
87
    The true light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.
          John i. 9.
88
    Can there any good thing come out of Nazareth?
          John i. 46.
89
    The wind bloweth where it listeth.
          John iii. 8.
90
    He was a burning and a shining light.
          John v. 35.
91
    Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing be lost.
          John vi. 12.
92
    Judge not according to the appearance.
          John vii. 24.
93
    The truth shall make you free.
          John viii. 32.
94
    There is no truth in him.
          John viii. 44.
95
    The night cometh when no man can work.
          John ix. 4.
96
    The poor always ye have with you.
          John xii. 8.
97
    Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you.
          John xii. 35.
98
    Let not your heart be troubled.
          John xiv. 1.
99
    In my Father’s house are many mansions.
          John xiv. 2.
100
    Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
          John xv. 13.
101
    Thy money perish with thee.
          Acts viii. 20.
102
    It is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.
          Acts ix. 5.
103
    Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.
          Acts ix. 36.
104
    Lewd fellows of the baser sort.
          Acts xvii. 5.
105
    Great is Diana of the Ephesians.
          Acts xix. 28.
106
    The law is open.
          Acts xix. 38.
107
    It is more blessed to give than to receive.
          Acts xx. 35.
108
    Brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel.
          Acts xxii. 3.
109
    When I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.
          Acts xxiv. 25.
110
    I appeal unto Cæsar.
          Acts xxv. 11.
111
    Words of truth and soberness.
          Acts xxvi. 25.
112
    For this thing was not done in a corner.
          Acts xxvi. 26.
113
    Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian.
          Acts xxvi. 28.
114
    There is no respect of persons with God.
          Romans ii. 11.
115
    Fear of God before their eyes.
          Romans ii. 18.
116
    God forbid.
          Romans ii. 31.
117
    Who against hope believed in hope.
          Romans iv. 18.
118
    Speak after the manner of men.
          Romans vi. 19.
119
    The wages of sin is death.
          Romans vi. 23.
120
    For the good that I would I do not; but the evil which I would not, that I do.
          Romans viii. 19.
121
    All things work together for good to them that love God.
          Romans viii. 28.
122
    Hath not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honour, and another unto dishonour?
          Romans ix. 21.
123
    A zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.
          Romans x. 2.
124
    Given to hospitality.
          Romans xii. 13.
125
    Be not wise in your own conceits.
          Romans xii. 16.
126
    Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men.
          Romans xii. 17.
127
    If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
          Romans xii. 18.
128
    If thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head.
          Romans xii. 20.
129
    Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
          Romans xii. 21.
130
    The powers that be are ordained of God.
          Romans xiii. 1.
131
    Render therefore to all their dues.
          Romans xiii. 7.
132
    Owe no man anything, but to love one another.
          Romans xiii. 8.
133
    Love is the fulfilling of the law.
          Romans xiii. 10.
134
    Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind.
          Romans xiv. 5.
135
    God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things that are mighty.
          1 Corinthians i. 27.
136
    I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase.
          1 Corinthians iii. 6.
137
    Every man’s work shall be made manifest.
          1 Corinthians iii. 13.
138
    Not to think of men above that which is written. 1
          1 Corinthians iv. 6.
139
    Absent in body, but present in spirit.
          1 Corinthians v. 3.
140
    The fashion of this world passeth away.
          1 Corinthians vii. 31.
141
    I am made all things to all men.
          1 Corinthians ix. 22.
142
    Let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall.
          1 Corinthians x. 12.
143
    Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.
          1 Corinthians xiii. 1.
144
    Though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.
          1 Corinthians xiii. 2.
145
    Charity suffereth long and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up.
          1 Corinthians xiii. 4.
146
    We know in part, and we prophesy in part.
          1 Corinthians xiii. 9.
147
    When I was a child, I spake as a child…. When I became a man, I put away childish things.
          1 Corinthians xiii. 11.
148
    Now we see through a glass, darkly.
          1 Corinthians xiii. 12.
149
    And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.
          1 Corinthians xiii. 13.
150
    If the trumpet give an uncertain sound.
          1 Corinthians xiv. 8.
151
    Let all things be done decently and in order.
          1 Corinthians xiv. 40.
152
    Evil communications corrupt good manners. 2
          1 Corinthians xv. 33.
153
    The first man is of the earth, earthy.
          1 Corinthians xv. 47.
154
    In the twinkling of an eye.
          1 Corinthians xv. 52.
155
    O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?
          1 Corinthians xv. 55.
156
    Not of the letter, but of the spirit; for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.
          2 Corinthians iii. 6.
157
    We have such hope, we use great plainness of speech.
          2 Corinthians iii. 12.
158
    We walk by faith, not by sight.
          2 Corinthians v. 7.
159
    Now is the accepted time.
          2 Corinthians vi. 2.
160
    By evil report and good report.
          2 Corinthians vi. 8.
161
    As having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
          2 Corinthians vi. 10.
162
    Though I be rude in speech.
          2 Corinthians xi. 6.
163
    Forty stripes save one.
          2 Corinthians xi. 24.
164
    A thorn in the flesh.
          2 Corinthians xii. 7.
165
    Strength is made perfect in weakness.
          2 Corinthians xii. 9.
166
    The right hands of fellowship.
          Galatians ii. 9.
167
    Weak and beggarly elements.
          Galatians iv. 9.
168
    It is good to be zealously affected always in a good thing.
          Galatians iv. 18.
169
    Ye are fallen from grace.
          Galatians v. 4.
170
    A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump.
          Galatians v. 9.
171
    Every man shall bear his own burden.
          Galatians vi. 5.
172
    Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
          Galatians vi. 7.
173
    Middle wall of partition.
          Ephesians ii. 14.
174
    Carried about with every wind of doctrine.
          Ephesians iv. 14.
175
    Speak every man truth with his neighbour.
          Ephesians iv. 25.
176
    Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath.
          Ephesians iv. 26.
177
    To live is Christ, and to die is gain.
          Philippians i. 21.
178
    Whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame.
          Philippians iii 19.
179
    The peace of God, which passeth all understanding.
          Philippians iv. 7.
180
    Whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report: if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.
          Philippians iv. 8.
181
    I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.
          Philippians iv. 11.
182
    Touch not; taste not; handle not.
          Colossians ii. 21.
183
    Set your affections on things above, not on things on the earth.
          Colossians iii. 2.
184
    Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt.
          Colossians iv. 6.
185
    Labour of love.
          1 Thessalonians i. 3.
186
    Study to be quiet.
          1 Thessalonians iv. 11.
187
    Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.
          1 Thessalonians v. 21.
188
    The law is good, if a man use it lawfully.
          1 Timothy i. 8.
189
    Not greedy of filthy lucre.
          1 Timothy iii. 3.
190
    He hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
          1 Timothy v. 8.
191
    Busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.
          1 Timothy v. 13.
192
    Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach’s sake.
          1 Timothy v. 23.
193
    The love of money is the root of all evil.
          1 Timothy vi. 10.
194
    Fight the good fight.
          1 Timothy vi. 12.
195
    Rich in good works.
          1 Timothy vi. 18.
196
    Science falsely so called.
          1 Timothy vi. 20.
197
    A workman that needeth not to be ashamed.
          2 Timothy ii. 15.
198
    I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.
          2 Timothy iv. 7.
199
    Unto the pure all things are pure.
          Titus i. 15.
200
    Such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.
          Hebrews v. 12.
201
    Every one that useth milk is unskilful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe.
          Hebrews v. 13.
202
    Strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age.
          Hebrews v. 14.
203
    If God be for us, who can be against us.
          Hebrews viii. 31.
204
    Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
          Hebrews xi. 1.
205
    Of whom the world was not worthy.
          Hebrews xi. 38.
206
    A cloud of witnesses.
          Hebrews xii. 1.
207
    Whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth.
          Hebrews xii. 6.
208
    The spirits of just men made perfect.
          Hebrews xii. 23.
209
    Be not forgetful to entertain strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
          Hebrews xiii. 2.
210
    Yesterday, and to-day, and forever.
          Hebrews xiii. 8.
211
    Blessed is the man that endureth temptation; for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life.
          James i. 12.
212
    Be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.
          James i. 19.
213
    How great a matter a little fire kindleth!
          James iii. 5.
214
    The tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil. 3
          James iii. 8.
215
    Resist the Devil, and he will flee from you.
          James iv. 7.
216
    Hope to the end.
          1 Peter i. 13.
217
    Fear God. Honour the king.
          1 Peter ii. 17.
218
    Ornament of a meek and quiet spirit.
          1 Peter iii. 4.
219
    Giving honour unto the wife as unto the weaker vessel.
          1 Peter iii. 7.
220
    Be ye all of one mind.
          1 Peter iii. 8.
221
    Charity shall cover the multitude of sins.
          1 Peter iv. 8.
222
    Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary, the Devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour.
          1 Peter v. 8.
223
    And the day star arise in your hearts.
          2 Peter i. 19.
224
    The dog is turned to his own vomit again.
          2 Peter ii. 22.
225
    Bowels of compassion.
          1 John iii. 17.
226
    There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear.
          1 John iv. 18.
227
    Be thou faithful unto death.
          Revelation ii. 10.
228
    He shall rule them with a rod of iron.
          Revelation ii. 27.
229
    All nations and kindreds and tongues.
          Revelation vii. 9.
230
    I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.
          Revelation xxii. 13.
 
Note 1.
Usually quoted, “To be wise above that which is written.” [back]
Note 2.
[greek].—Menander (341 B. C.). (Dübner’s edition of his “Fragments,” appended to Aristophanes in Didot’s Bibliotheca Græca, p. 102, line 101.) [back]
Note 3.
Usually quoted, “The tongue is an unruly member.” [back]
 

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