John Bunyan Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old john bunyan quotes, john bunyan sayings, and john bunyan proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Temptations, when we meet them at first, are as the lion that roared upon Samson; but if we overcome them, the next time we see them we shall find a nest of honey within them.     

John Bunyan

You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.      

John Bunyan

The road of denial leads to the precipice of destruction.     

John Bunyan

You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.     

John Bunyan

You have not lived today until you've done something for someone who can never repay you.     

John Bunyan

He that forgets his friend is ungrateful to him; but he that forgets his Savior is unmerciful to himself.     

John Bunyan

To pray rightly, you must make God your hope, stay, and all. Right prayer sees nothing substantial or worth being concerned about except God.     

John Bunyan

To pray rightly, you must make God your hope, stay, and all. Right prayer sees nothing substantial or worth being concerned about except God.     

John Bunyan

You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.     

John Bunyan

You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.     

John Bunyan

One leak will sink a ship: and one sin will destroy a sinner.     

John Bunyan

One leak will sink a ship, and one sin will destroy a sinner.     

John Bunyan

You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.     

John Bunyan

A tender heart is a wakeful, watchful heart. It watches against sin in the soul, sin in the family, sin in the calling, sin in spiritual duties and performances.     

John Bunyan

A tender heart is a wakeful, watchful heart. It watches against sin in the soul, sin in the family, sin in the calling, sin in spiritual duties and performances.     

John Bunyan

A sensible thanksgiving for mercies received is a mighty prayer in the Spirit of God. It prevails with Him unspeakably.     

John Bunyan

Hope has a thick skin and will endure many a blow; it will put on patience as a vestment and will endure all things (if they be of the right kind) for the joy that is set before it. Hence patience is called patience of hope,' because it is hope that makes the soul exercise long-suffering under the cross until the time comes to enjoy the crown!     

John Bunyan