Be of good comfort Master Ridley, and play the man.We shall this day light such a candle by God's grace in England, as (I trust) shall never be put out.
Spoken to Nicholas Ridley, as they waited together to be burned at the stake (October 16, 1555). Quoted in Foxe Acts and Monuments (1563).
The drop of rain maketh a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling.Hugh Latimer
The poorest ploughman is in Christ equal with the greatest prince that is. Let them therefore have sufficient to maintain them…Hugh Latimer
Play the man, Master Ridley; we shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.Hugh Latimer
Saviour! teach me, day by day,Love's sweet lesson to obey;Sweeter lesson cannot be,Loving Him who first loved me.Charity is the very livery of Christ.Hugh Latimer
Be of good comfort, Master Ridley, play the man! We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.Hugh Latimer