Lyman Abbott Quotes

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Lyman Abbott Quotes

Service makes men competent.
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Patience is passion tamed.

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The very essence of rationalism is that it assumes that the reason is the highest faculty in man and the lord of all the rest.

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I cannot harness a horse. I am afraid of a cow.

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It is easy to condemn, it is better to pity.

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It is a shame for a man to be a millionaire in possessions if he is not also a millionaire in beneficence.

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It is in vain for us to devise schemes by which competition can be put out of civilized life. Competition is the condition of life.

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A miracle constantly repeated becomes a process of nature.

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Every great sin ought to rouse a great anger. Mob law is better than no law at all. A community which rises in its wrath to punish with misdirected anger a great wrong is in a healthier moral condition than a community which looks upon its perpetration with apathy and unconcern.

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Do not think that you can fight corruption without while you let corruption fester within.

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He who says, "I know no fear," is no hero. No man knows courage unless he does know fear, and has that in him which is superior to fear, and conquers it.

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If there is to be no satisfaction in pleasure, none in wisdom, none in ambition, none in the golden mean, what then? Ah, where then? In duty. In doing right because it is right.

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All Christian worship is a witness of the resurrection of Him who liveth for ever and ever. Because He lives, "now abideth faith, hope, charity."

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