Quotation by William Booth

To get a man soundly saved it is not enough to put on him a pair of new breeches, to give him regular work, or even to give him a University education. These things are all outside a man, and if the inside remains unchanged you have wasted your labour. You must in some way or other graft upon the man's nature a new nature, which has in it the element of the Divine.
William Booth (1829–1912), British evangelist, founder of the Salvation Army. In Darkest England, and the Way Out, pt. 1, ch. 5 (1890).
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