John Bunyan Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old John Bunyan quotes, John Bunyan sayings, and John Bunyan proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Temptations, when we meet them at first, are as the lion that roared upon Samson; but if we overcome them, the next time we see them we shall find a nest of honey within them. John Bunyan
You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you. John Bunyan
The road of denial leads to the precipice of destruction. John Bunyan
You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you. John Bunyan
You have not lived today until you've done something for someone who can never repay you. John Bunyan
He that forgets his friend is ungrateful to him; but he that forgets his Savior is unmerciful to himself. John Bunyan
To pray rightly, you must make God your hope, stay, and all. Right prayer sees nothing substantial or worth being concerned about except God. John Bunyan
To pray rightly, you must make God your hope, stay, and all. Right prayer sees nothing substantial or worth being concerned about except God. John Bunyan
You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you. John Bunyan
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you. John Bunyan
One leak will sink a ship: and one sin will destroy a sinner. John Bunyan
One leak will sink a ship, and one sin will destroy a sinner. John Bunyan
You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you. John Bunyan
A tender heart is a wakeful, watchful heart. It watches against sin in the soul, sin in the family, sin in the calling, sin in spiritual duties and performances. John Bunyan
A tender heart is a wakeful, watchful heart. It watches against sin in the soul, sin in the family, sin in the calling, sin in spiritual duties and performances. John Bunyan
A sensible thanksgiving for mercies received is a mighty prayer in the Spirit of God. It prevails with Him unspeakably. John Bunyan
Hope has a thick skin and will endure many a blow; it will put on patience as a vestment and will endure all things (if they be of the right kind) for the joy that is set before it. Hence patience is called patience of hope,' because it is hope that makes the soul exercise long-suffering under the cross until the time comes to enjoy the crown! John Bunyan
You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you. John Bunyan
Yet my great-grandfather was but a waterman, looking one way, and rowing another. John Bunyan
If we have not quiet in our minds, outward comfort will do no more for us than a golden slipper on a gouty foot. John Bunyan
Thou may'st, too, here thy spots and freckles see, Hast thou but eyes, and what their numbers be. John Bunyan
The hypocrite is like unto this frog, / As like as is the puppy to the dog. / He is of nature cold, his mouth is wide / To prate, and at true goodness to deride. / He mounts his head as if he was above / The world, when yet 'tis that which has his love. / And though he seeks in churches for to croak, / He neither loveth Jesus nor his yoke. John Bunyan
But chicks from rotten eggs do not proceed, / Nor is a hypocrite a saint indeed. / The rotten egg, though underneath the hen, / If crack'd, stinks, and is loathsome unto men. / Nor doth her warmth make what is rotten sound; / What's rotten, rotten will at last be found. / The hypocrite, sin has him in possession, / He is a rotten egg under profession. John Bunyan
So he passed over and the trumpets sounded for him on the other side. John Bunyan
The frog by nature is both damp and cold. Her mouth is large, her belly much will hold. She sits somewhat ascending, loves to be Croaking in gardens, though unpleasantly. John Bunyan
You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you. John Bunyan
In prayer, it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart. John Bunyan
If we have not quiet in our minds outward comfort will do no more for us than a golden slipper on a gouty foot. John Bunyan
I would say to my soul, O my soul this is not the place of despair; this is not the time to despair in. As long as mine eyes can find a promise in the Bible, as long as there is a moment left me of breath or life in this world, so long will I wait or look for mercy, so long will I fight against unbelief and despair. John Bunyan