Edwin Hubbel Chapin Quotes

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Edwin Hubbel Chapin Quotes

It is a most fearful fact to think of, that in every heart there is some secret spring that would be weak at the touch of temptation, and that is liable to be assailed. Fearful, and yet salutary to think of; for the thought may serve to keep our moral nature braced. It warns us that we can never stand at ease, or lie down in this field of life, without sentinels of watchfulness and campfires of prayer.
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The essence of justice is mercy.

— Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Not only is music a beautiful and sublime science, the study of which ennobles and purifies the mind of its votary, but how many and excellent are its ministries to others!

— Edwin Hubbel Chapin

We have not the innocence of Eden; but by God's help and Christ's example we may have the victory of Gethsemane.

— Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Pure felicity is reserved for the heavenly life; it grows not in an earthly soil.

— Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Death makes a beautiful appeal to charity. When we look upon the dead form, so composed and still, the kindness and the love that are in us all come forth.

— Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Most men are less afraid of ghosts than of facts.

— Edwin Hubbel Chapin

We only attain the true idea of marriage when we consider it as a spiritual union
a union of immortal affections, of undying faculties, of an imperishable destiny.

— Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Impatience never commanded success.

— Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Let us not fear that the issues of natural science shall be scepticism or anarchy. Through all God's works there runs a beautiful harmony. The remotest truth in his universe is linked to that which lies nearest the Throne.

— Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Death is a great revealer of what is in a man, and in its solemn shadow appear the naked lineaments of the soul.

— Edwin Hubbel Chapin

There are interests by the sacrifice of which peace is too dearly purchased. One should never be at peace to the shame of his own soul
to the violation of his integrity or of his allegiance to God.

— Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Life, whether in this world or any other, is the sum of our attainment, our experience, our character. The conditions are secondary. In what other world shall we be more surely than we are here?

— Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Each thing lives according to its kind; the heart by love, the intellect by truth, the higher nature of man by intimate communion with God.

— Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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