King James Bible Quotes by Adam Nicolson, Ken Follett, Thomas Hardy, Isaiah, N. Scott Momaday, Jim Butcher and many others.
T’s [King James Bible] subject is majesty, not tyranny, and it’s political purpose was unifying and enfolding, to elide the kingliness of God with the godliness of kings, to make royal power and divine glory into one invisible garment which could be wrapped around the nation as a whole.
I have quite a few different Bibles. Having rejected my parents’ religion, I still think the King James Bible is the most important work of literature in English. None of us can help being influenced by it.
Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.
Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on Thee.
In the beginning was the word, and it was spoken.
Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of trauma, I will fear no concussion.
Be strong and of good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed.
Oh, mercy. If it catches you in the wrong frame of mind, the King James Bible can make you want to drink poison in no uncertain terms.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was Gotcha!
If God is for us, who can be against us?
The packaging for music has become a sort of King James Bible, where it elevates the contents to something more spiritual. This is something else that drove me to a newspaper format. I thought, “Let’s put it in a newspaper, to get away from that spiritual thing.”
The lack of money is the root of all evil.