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Mary Baker Eddy Quotes


Mary Baker Eddy founded the Church of Christ, Scientist in 1879 and was the author of its fundamental doctrinal textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.
(1821 - 1910)

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Chastity is the cement of civilization and progress. Without it there is no stability in society, and without it one cannot attain the Science of Life.
 

Christian Science explains all cause and effect as mental, not physical.
[Cause]
 

Disease is an experience of so-called mortal mind. It is fear made manifest on the body.
[Disease]
 

Divine love always has met and always will meet every human need.
[God]
 

Every law of matter or the body, supposed to govern man,is rendered null and void by the law of Life, God.
[God]
 

Evil thoughts, lusts, and malicious purposes cannot go forth, like wandering pollen, from one human mind to another, finding unsuspected lodgment, if virtue and truth build a strong defence.
[Truth]
 

Experience teaches us that we do not always receive the blessings we ask for in prayer.
 

Fo those leaning on the sustaining infinite, today is big with blessings.
[God]
 

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.
 

God is incorporeal, divine, supreme, infinite. Mind, Spirit, Soul, Principle, Life, Truth, Love.
[Glory]
 

God is Mind, and God is infinite; hence all is Mind.
[Mind]
 

God is universal; confined to no spot, defined by no dogma, appropriated by no sect.
 

Happiness is spiritual, born of truth and love. It is unselfish; therefore it cannot exist alone, but requires all mankind to share it.
 

Health is not a condition of matter, but of Mind.
[Health]
 

I would no more quarrel with a man because of his religion than I would because of his art.
 

If Christianity is not scientific, and Science is not God, then there is no invariable law, and truth becomes an accident.
 

Jealousy is the grave of affection.
 

Prayer is not to be used as a confessional, to cancel sin. Such an error would impede true religion. Sin is forgiven only as it is destroyed by Christ - Truth and Light.
[Prayer]
 

Reject hatred without hating.
[Forgiveness]
 

Sickness is a belief, which must be annihilated by the divine Mind.
[Sickness]
 


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