William Paley
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"William Paley" was an English clergyman, Christian apologetics/Christian apologist, philosopher, and utilitarianism/utilitarian. He is best known for his natural theology exposition of the teleological argument for the existence of God in his work Natural Theology or Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity, which made use of the watchmaker analogy.

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What is public history but a register of the successes and disappointments, the vices, the follies and the quarrels of those who engage in contention for power.

[Darwin acknowledged in his autobiography that as a young man he was] charmed and convinced ... The marks of design are too strong to be got over. Design must have had a designer. That designer must have been a person. That person is GOD.

God has been pleased to prescribe limits to his power and to work out his ends within these limits.

Who can refute a sneer?

What we are doing is satisfying the American public. That's our job. I always say we have to give most of the people what they want most of the time. That's what they expect from us.

White lies always introduce others of a darker complexion.

A large part of virtue consists in good habits.