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SummaryJohn Tillotson was a famous Theologian from United Kingdom, who lived between October 1, 1630 and November 22, 1694. He became 64 years old.
BiographyJohn Tillotson (born in Sowerby, Yorkshire), was an English archbishop and the famous preacher.
Tillotson grew up in a Puritan home, but it was during his studies at Cambridge under the influence of the Cambridge Platonists revisionists Ralph Cudworth and Henry More, who gave him a new religious problem, aligning his interest in the confrontation between Christianity and rationalistic atheism as the crucial issue. The reading of Chillingworths religion of protestants affected him even more in latitudinarisk direction.
His sermons were translated into both French and German. Voltaire could not refuse them his admiration. In Germany, formed the Johann Lorenz von Mosheim after Tillotson, and the contemporary, who highly valued Mosheim, could not give him more honorable name than the German Tillotson.
Zodiac etc.He is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 9 quotes who is written / told by John, under the main topic Words of Wisdom.
Related authors: Voltaire, Ralph Cudworth
Source / external links:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Tillotson
Famous quotes by John Tillotson (9)
"The art of using deceit and cunning grow continually weaker and less effective to the user"
"Sincerity is like traveling on a plain, beaten road, which commonly brings a man sooner to his journey's end than by-ways, in which men often lose themselves"
"A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill requires only our silence, which costs us nothing"
"To be able to bear provocation is an argument of great reason, and to forgive it of a great mind"
"Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind"
"They who are in the highest places, and have the most power, have the least liberty, because they are the most observed"
"The crafty person is always in danger; and when they think they walk in the dark, all their pretenses are transparent"