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«Humane sentiments are baseless, mad, and improper; they are incredibly feeble; never do they withstand the gainsaying passions, never do they resist bare necessity.»
Author: Marquis De Sade
«But to Israel he saith, All day long I have stretched forth my hands unto a disobedient and gainsaying people.»
«Therefore came I unto you without gainsaying, as soon as I was sent for: I ask therefore for what intent ye have sent for me? / And Cornelius said, Four days ago I was fasting until this hour; and at the ninth hour I prayed in my house, and, behold, a man stood before me in bright clothing, / And said, Cornelius, thy prayer is heard, and thine alms are had in remembrance in the sight of God.»
«Settle it therefore in your hearts, not to meditate before what ye shall answer: / For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.»
«Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core.»