AUTHOR: Daniel Webster (1782–1852)
"The Bible is a book of faith, and a book of doctrine, and a book of morals, and a book of
religion, of especial revelation from God."
Completion of Bunker Hill Monument, June 17, 1843. P. 102.
AUTHOR: Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)
Let us have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us to the end, dare to do our
duty as we understand it.
Address, Cooper Union, New York City, Feb. 27, 1860.
AUTHOR: Benjamin Franklin (1753)
The worship of God is a duty; the hearing and reading of sermons may be useful; but, if
men rest in hearing and praying, as too many do, it is as if a tree should value itself on
being watered and putting forth leaves, though it never produce any fruit.