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Quote Left A Christian is nothing but a sinful man who has put himself to school for Christ for the honest purpose of becoming better. Quote Right
Quote Left The test of Christian character should be that a man is a joy-bearing agent to the world. Quote Right
Quote Left A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves. Quote Right
Quote Left God made man to go by motives, and he will not go without them, any more than a boat without steam or a balloon without gas. Quote Right
Quote Left There are joys which long to be ours. God sends ten thousands truths, which come about us like birds seeking inlet; but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and sing awhile upon the roof, and then fly away. Quote Right
Quote Left Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul. Quote Right
Quote Left Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures. Art Quote Right
Quote Left The most dangerous people are the ignorant. Quote Right
Quote Left The head learns new things, but the heart forever practices old experiences. Quote Right
Quote Left The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others. Quote Right
Quote Left It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship. Quote Right
Quote Left The dog is the god of frolic. Quote Right
Quote Left Next to ingratitude the most painful thing to bear is gratitude. Quote Right
Quote Left Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into. Quote Right
Quote Left What a mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin. Quote Right
Quote Left To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary, nature, study and practice. Quote Right
Quote Left Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore? Quote Right
Quote Left The strength of a man consists in finding out the way God is going, and going that way. Quote Right
Quote Left The soul without imagination is what an observatory would be without a telescope. Quote Right
Quote Left Remember God's bounty in the year. String the pearls of His favor. Hide the dark parts, except so far as they are breaking out in light! Give this one day to thanks, to joy, to gratitude! Quote Right
Quote Left The moment an ill can be patiently handled, it is disarmed of its poison, though not of its pain. Quote Right
Quote Left The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next. Quote Right
Quote Left There is no faculty of the human soul so persistent and universal as that of hatred. Quote Right
Quote Left Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends. Quote Right
Quote Left A helping word to one in trouble is like a switch in a railroad track . . . an inch between wreck and smooth, rolling prosperity. Quote Right
Quote Left Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable. Quote Right
Quote Left The ignorant classes are the dangerous classes. Quote Right
Quote Left Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven. Quote Right
Quote Left Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry. Quote Right
Quote Left We are not to make the ideas of contentment and aspiration quarrel, for God made them fast friends. A man may aspire, and yet be quite content until it is time to raise; and both flying and resting are but parts of one contentment. The very fruit of the gospel is aspiration. It is to the heart what spring is to the earth, making every root, and bud, and bough desire to be more. - Quote Right
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