Jesus Christ was God’s revenue officer.
There is no law, divine or human, that the saloon respects.
There are individuals who have never done anything for Jesus Christ, and I have no doubt there are preachers as well, who have never done anything for the God Almighty.
I tell you that the curse of God Almighty is on the saloon.
God Almighty never intended that the devil should triumph over the Church. He never intended that the saloons should walk rough-shod over Christianity.
Personal liberty is not personal license.
After all is said that can be said upon the liquor traffic, its influence is degrading upon the individual, the family, politics and business, and upon everything that you touch in this old world.
The Democratic party of Florida has put a temperance plank in its platform and the Republican party of every state would nail that plank in their platform if they thought it would carry the election.
At Kansas City, Kansas, before the saloons were closed, they were getting ready to build an addition to the jail. Now the doors swing idly on the hinges and there is nobody to lock in the jails.
I have been, and will go on, fighting that damnable, dirty, rotten business with all the power at my command.
You can’t raise the standard of women’s morals by raising their pay envelope. It lies deeper than that.
I believe there is no doctrine more dangerous to the Church today than to convey the impression that a revival is something peculiar in itself and cannot be judged by the same rules of causes and effect as other things.
I am a temperance Republican down to my toes.
You might as well try and dam Niagara Falls with toothpicks as to stop the reform wave sweeping our land.
The fellow that has no money is poor. The fellow that has nothing but money is poorer still.