John Brown Quotes

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John Brown Quotes

I am quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but with blood. I had, as I now think vainly, flattered myself that without very much bloodshed it might be done.
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Holiness does not consist in mystic speculations, enthusiastic fervours, or uncommanded austerities; it consists in thinking as God thinks, and willing as God wills.

— John Brown

Be mild with the mild, shrewd with the crafty, confiding to the honest, rough to the ruffian, and a thunderbolt to the liar. But in all this, never be unmindful of your own dignity.

— John Brown

Ringo Star's, real name is Richard Starkey.

— John Brown

These men are all talk. What we need is action-action!

— John Brown

These men are all talk; What is needed is action - action!

— John Brown

I think every family should have a dog; it is like having a perpetual baby; it is the plaything and crony of the whole house. It keeps them all young.

— John Brown

I cannot remember a night so dark as to have hindered the coming day.

— John Brown

I never wanted to fight against the Union, but could not turn my back on Virginia.

— John Brown

I will answer anything I can with honor, but not about others.

— John Brown

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