Noah Webster on the Bible

All the miseries and evils which men suffer from vice, crime, ambition, injustice, oppression, slavery, and war, proceed from their despising or neglecting the precepts contained in the Bible.
–  Noah Webster (1758-1843),  lexicographer, writer; called the “Father of American Scholarship and Education” and “Schoolmaster to America”

Source:  U-Turn: Restoring America to the Strength of its Roots by David Barton and George Barna, Frontline, 2014, page 158.

For a longer list of quotes like this, see Historic Quotes About the Bible.

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