“In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.”
—Proverbs 3:6

“Honesty is spiritual power.”
—Mary Baker Eddy

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Mary Baker Eddy & Other Quotes

Quotes on this site that are copyrighted by the Christian Science Publishing Society are listed here alphabetically by quote.

  • Hymn Christian Science Hymnal
  • Man Church Manual by Mary Baker Eddy
  • Mis Miscellaneous Writings by Mary Baker Eddy
  • My The First Church of Christ, Scientist and Miscellany by Mary Baker Eddy
  • S&H Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy
  • Un Unity of Good by Mary Baker Eddy

Man 46:26 “A Christian Scientist is a humanitarian; he is benevolent, forgiving, long-suffering, and seeks to overcome evil with good.”

Hymn 236:3 “...As blossoms their hues in harmony blend,...”

S&H 518:17 “...blessed is that man who seeth his brother’s need and supplieth it, seeking his own in another’s good.”

Mis 300:29 “Christian Science demonstrates that the patient who pays whatever he is able to pay for being healed, is more apt to recover than he who withholds a slight equivalent for health.”

S&H 583:12 “Church. The structure of Truth and Love; whatever rests upon and proceeds from divine Principle.”

My 165:15 “Goodness never fails to receive its reward, for goodness makes life a blessing.”

S&H 453:16 “Honesty is spiritual power.”

S&H 476:32 “Jesus beheld in Science the perfect man, who appeared to him where sinning mortal man appears to mortals. In this perfect man the Saviour saw God’s own likeness, and this correct view of man healed the sick.”

My 252:3 “Keep yourselves busy with divine Love. Then you will be toilers like the bee, always distributing sweet things which, if bitter to sense, will be salutary as Soul;...”

Un 11:26 “...Look up, not down, for your fields are already white for the harvest;..."

Mis 11:3 “Love is the fulfilling of the law: it is grace, mercy, and justice."

My 222:25 “Mankind will be God-governed in proportion as God’s government becomes apparent, the Golden Rule utilized, and the rights of man and the liberty of conscience held sacred."

S&H 125:16 “Reflecting God’s government, man is self-governed.”

Hymn 304:1 “Shepherd, show me how to go | O’er the hillside steep, | How to gather, how to sow,-- | How to feed Thy sheep;...”

S&H 60:29 “Soul has infinite resources with which to bless mankind, and happiness would be more readily attained and would be more secure in our keeping, if sought in Soul.”

S&H 89:20 “Spirit, God, is heard when the senses are silent.”

Hymn 6:3 “The present hour allots thy task, | For present strength and patience ask; | And trust His love whose sure supply | Meets all thy need abundantly.”

My 161:26 “Trust in God, and ‘He shall direct thy paths.”

My 36:18 “...we are come, in humility, to pour out our gratitude to God and to bear witness to the abundance of salvation through His divine Christ.”

Hymn 245:1 “...We know that Love will guide us, | And safely lead us home.”

Mis 127:11 “When a hungry heart petitions the divine Father-Mother God for bread, it is not given a stone, — but more grace, obedience, and love.”

Bible Quotes

Unless otherwise noted, the following quotes are from the King James version of the Bible.

Leviticus 26:6“I will give peace in the land, and ye shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid:”

Deuteronomy 28:12 “The Lord shall open unto thee his good treasure, the heaven to give the rain unto thy land in his season, and to bless all the work of thine hand: and thou shalt lend unto many nations, and thou shalt not borrow.”

Psalm 23:1 “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.”

Psalm 40:8 “I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.”

Psalm 121:2 “My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.”

Psalm 143:8 "Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee.”

Psalm 143:10 “Teach me to do thy will; for thou art my God:”

Proverbs 3:6 “In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.”

Proverbs 23:3 “Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established:”

Isaiah 45:2 “I will go before thee, and make the crooked places straight:...”

Ezekiel 11:19 “I will give them one heart,...”

Matthew 6:12 “...forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.”

Matthew 7:7 “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:”

Matthew 18:20 “...where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.”

Luke 6:31 “...as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.”

John 15:4 “As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me.”

Acts 10:38 “...God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good,...”

II Corinthians 9:11 “...he that ministereth seed to the sower both minister bread for your food, and multiply your seed sown, and increase the fruits of your righteousness;”

Philippians 4:19 “...God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.”

James 1:17 “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.”