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"The early Christians condemned false doctrine in a way that sounds almost unchristian today." - Vance Havner

"However unchristian it may seem, I do not even bear any ill feeling towards myself." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Bear-baiting was esteemed heathenish and unchristian: the sport of it, not the inhumanity, gave offence." - David Hume

"I feel that segregation is totally unchristian, and that it is against everything the Christian religion stands for." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Stupid people, who do not know how to laugh, are always pompous and self-conceited; that is, ungentle, uncharitable, unchristian." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"Of all nature's animated kingdoms, fish are the most unchristian, inhospitable, heartless, and cold-blooded of creatures." - Herman Melville

"The deceitful misquoting of scientists to suit an anti-scientific agenda ranks among the many unchristian habits of fundamentalist authors." - Richard Dawkins

"Even bear-baiting was esteemed heathenish and unchristian: the sport of it, not the inhumanity, gave offence." - Alexander Hume

"The humility that cringes in order that reproof may be escaped or favor obtained is as unchristian as it is profoundly immoral." - Dallas Willard

"Somehow the idea has gotten around that it is unchristian to take a stand against heresy. Some of us need to read the New Testament again." - Vance Havner

"One wonders why Christians today get off so easily. Is it because unchristian Americans are that much better than unchristian Romans, or is our light so dim that the tormentor can't see it? What are the things we do that are worth persecuting?" - Clarence Jordan

"I abominate war as Unchristian. I hold it the greatest of human crimes. I deem it to involve all others,-violence, blood, rapine, fraud; everything that can deform the character, alter the nature, and debase the name of man." - Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

"Speaking in tongues is not enough.If we turn men from unchristian religions to christianity we must produce miracles which convince men that Christ lives and He is real today." - T.L. Osborn

"I abominate war as Unchristian. I hold it the greatest of human crimes. I deem it to involve all others, - violence, blood, rapine, fraud; everything that can deform the character, alter the nature, and debase the name of man." - Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

"Monsieur, sit down; listen to me. I am not a heathen, I am not hard-hearted, I am not unchristian, I am not dangerous, as they tell you; I would not trouble your faith; you believe in God and Christ and the Bible, and so do I." - Charlotte Bronte

"Do we understand the gravity of the sin of dishonesty? It is not only unchristian, it is anti-Christian...it is anti-Christ! Whether it be lying, or cheating, or robbery or deception; whether it is in the home, in business, in sports, or in the classroom; dishonesty is completely foreign to the teachings of Jesus." - Mark E. Petersen

"[I] shall never use profanity except in discussing house rent and taxes. Indeed, upon second thought, I will not use it then, for it is unchristian, inelegant, and degrading-though to speak truly I do not see how house rent and taxes are going to be discussed worth a cent without it." - Mark Twain

"It is short-sighted, not to say stupid, in the correct desire to be relevant as Christian artists in an unchristian age, to pick up the secular fashion of the immediate generation before us and immerse oneself in that as your tradition. That's why Christian artists so often seem to be a generation late." - Calvin Seerveld

"Of all the unchristian beverages that ever passed my lips, Turkish coffee is the worst. The cup is small, it is smeared with grounds; the coffee is black, thick, unsavory of smell, and execrable in taste. The bottom of the cup has a muddy sediment in it half an inch deep. This goes down your throat, and portions of it lodge by the way, and produce a tickling aggravation that keeps you barking and coughing for an hour." - Mark Twain

"This philosophical postulate that the end of all being is the happiness of man has been sort-of covered over with evangelical terms and biblical doctrine - until God reigns in heaven for the happiness of man, Jesus Christ was incarnate for the happiness of man, all the angels exist and ... everything is for the happiness of man - and I submit to you that this is unchristian." - Paris Reidhead

"To the Christian, love is the works of love. To say that love is a feeling or anything of the kind is an unchristian conception of love. That is the aesthetic definition and therefore fits the erotic and everything of that nature. But to the Christian love is the works of love. Christ's love was not an inner feeling, a full heart and what not, it was the work of love which was his life." - Soren Kierkegaard

"We Gentiles owe our life to Israel. It is Israel who has brought us the message that God is one, and that God is a just and righteous God, and demands righteousness of his children It is Israel that has brought us the message that God is our Father. It is Israel who, in bringing us the divine law, has laid the foundation of liberty. It is Israel who had the first free institutions the world ever saw. When our own unchristian prejudices flame out against the Jewish people, let us remember that all that we have and all that we are we owe, under God, to what Judaism has given us." - Lyman Abbott



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