Puritan Quotes

What the Puritans gave the world was not thought, but action. Wendell Phillips

The objection to Puritans is not that they try to make us think as they do, but that they try to make us do as they think. Henry Louis Mencken

A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things. G K Chesterton

To the Puritan all things are impure. D H Lawrence

The Puritan hated bear-baiting not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators. Thomas Babington Macaulay