The Best William Booth quotes

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In 1865, William Booth was born into a working class family in Nottingham, England. He would go on to become one of the most influential entrepreneurs of all time. His work with the Salvation Army has impacted millions of lives around the world. This is his best quotes.

Here are the most interesting Soul, Power quotes from William Booth, and much more.


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About William Booth

birth of the author

10 April 1829

death of the author

20 August 1912


Go straight for souls, and go for the worst. โ€” William Booth

Some men’s passion is for gold. some men’s passion is for art. some men’s passion is for fame. my passion is for souls โ€” William Booth

Can we go too fast in saving souls? If anyone still wants a reply, let him ask the lost souls in Hell. โ€” William Booth

Look well to the fire of your souls, for the tendency of fire is to go out. โ€” William Booth

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I must assert in the most unqualified way that it is primarily and mainly for the sake of saving the soul that I seek the salvation of the body. โ€” William Booth

While there remains one dark soul without the light of God, I’ll fightโ€“I’ll fight to the very end! โ€” William Booth

Before we go to our knees to receive the Baptism of Fire, let me beg of you to see to it that your souls are in harmony with the will and purpose of the Holy Spirit whom you seek. โ€” William Booth

If I thought I could win one more soul to the Lord by walking on my head and playing the tambourine with my toes, I’d learn how! โ€” William Booth

If Moses had operated through committees the Israelites never would have got across the Red Sea. โ€” William Booth


The greatness of a man’s power is the measure of his surrender. โ€” William Booth

If there is anything of power in The Salvation Army today, it is because God has had all the adoration of my heart, all the power of my will, and all the influence of my life. โ€” William Booth

William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army, said, ‘The greatness of a man’s power is in the measure of his surrender. โ€” Rick Warren

Will you go to His feet and place yourself entirely at His disposal? โ€” William Booth

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Inspiring Phrases From William Booth

I must go, not only to those who need me, but to those who need me most. โ€” William Booth

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God loves with a great love the man whose heart is bursting with a passion for the impossible. โ€” William Booth

Without excuse and selfโ€“consideration of health or limb or life, true soldiers fight, live to fight, love the thickest of the fight, and die in the midst of it. โ€” William Booth

You cannot warm the hearts of people with God’s love if they have an empty stomach and cold feet. โ€” William Booth

It is impossible to comfort men’s hearts with the love of God when their feet are perishing with cold. โ€” William Booth

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