Selected Mary Baker Eddy Quotations
• To live and let live, without clamour for distinction or recognition; to wait on divine love; to write truth first on the tablet of one's own heart - this is the sanity and perfection of living.
• The age looks steadily to the redressing of wrong, to the righting of every form of error and injustice; and a tireless and prying philanthropy, which is almost omniscient, is one of the most hopeful characteristics of the time.
• True prayer is not asking God for love; it is learning to love, and to include all mankind in one affection.
• Health is not a condition of matter, but of Mind.
• We classify disease as error, which nothing but Truth or Mind can heal.
• Disease is an experience of a so-called mortal mind. It is fear made manifest on the body.
• Give up the belief that mind is, even temporarily, compressed within the skull, and you will quickly become more manly or womanly. You will understand yourself and your Maker better than before.
• Spirit is the real and eternal; matter is the unreal and temporal.
• The time for thinkers has come.
• Science reveals the possibility of achieving all good, and sets mortals at work to discover what God has already done; but distrust of one's ability to gain the goodness desired and to bring out better and higher results, often hampers the trial of one's wings and ensures failure at the outset.
• A scientific mental method is more sanitary than the use of drugs, and such a mental method produces permanent health.
• If Christianity is not scientific, and Science is not God, then there is no invariable law, and truth becomes an accident.
• Experience teaches us that we do not always receive the blessings we ask for in prayer.
• Know thyself, and God will supply the wisdom and the occasion for a victory over evil.
• Sin makes its own hell, and goodness its own heaven.
• Sin brought death, and death will disappear with the disappearance of sin.
• Belief is changeable, but spiritual understanding is changeless.
• I would no more quarrel with a man because of his religion than I would because of his art.
• Reject hatred without hating.
• Truth is immortal; error is mortal.
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Quote collection assembled by Jone Johnson Lewis. Each quotation page in this collection and the entire collection © Jone Johnson Lewis 1997-2006. This is an informal collection assembled over many years. I regret that I am not be able to provide the original source if it is not listed with the quote.
Jone Johnson Lewis. "Mary Baker Eddy Quotes." About Women's History. URL: http://womenshistory.about.com/od/quotes/a/mary_baker_eddy.htm . Date accessed: (today). (More on how to cite online sources including this page)