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Flashcards in The Bible Deck (108)
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1

The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth

Matthew 5:5 Beatitudes

2

A Soft Answer Turns away wrath

Proverbs 15:1 (Solomon)

3

Man Does Not Live by Bread Alone

Matthew 4:4 (Jesus)
Deuteronomy 8:3 (Moses)

4

Patriotism is the Last refuge of a scoundrel

Samuel Johnson

English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer.

5

A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread and Thou

Omar Khayyam (The Rubaiyat)

6

If I have seen further, it is from standing on the shoulders of giants

Sir Isaac Newton

7

The Proof of the Pudding is in the eating

Miguel de Cervantes

8

Give the Devil has Due

Miguel De Cervantes

9

Fools Rush In Where Angels Fear to Tread

Alexander Pope

10

A Little Learning is a Dangerous Thing

Alexander Pope

11

Hope Springs Eternal in the Human Breast

Alexander Pope

12

In Xanadu Did Kublai Khan a Stately Pleasure Dome Decree

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Kubla Khan)

13

Water, Water Everywhere, Nor Any Drop to Drink

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (The Rime of the Ancient Mariner)

14

I've Loved the Stars to Fondly to be Fearful of the Night

Galileo Galilei

15

Knowledge is Power

Francis Bacon

16

They Also Serve Who Only Stand and Wait

John Milton

17

It wast he Best of Times, It was the Worst of Times

Charles Dickens (A Tale of TWo Cities)

18

IT is a far, far better thing to do than I have ever done

Charles Dickens (A Tale of Two Cities)

19

It is Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all

Alfred Lord Tennyson

20

A room without books is like a body without a soul

GK Chesterton

21

I can resist anything, but temptation

Oscar Wilde

22

Stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars a cage

Richard Lovelace

English poet in the seventeenth century

23

That which doesn't kill me makes me stronger

Fredrich Nietzsche

24

If god did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him

Voltaire

25

Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains

Jean Jacques Rousseau

26

I think, Therefore I am

Rene Descartes

27

L'Etat C'est Moi (I am the state)

Louis 16

28

Never Complain and never explain

Benjamin Disraeli

29

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise

Benjamin Franklin

30

Little Strokes Fell Great Oaks

Benjamin Franklin