Charles Kingsley

1819 - 1875

A Quote by Charles Kingsley on angels, god, music, and speech

Music has been called the speech of the angels; I will go farther and call it the speech of God Himself.

Charles Kingsley (1819 - 1875)

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A Quote by Charles Kingsley on home

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O Mary, go and call the cattle home, And call the cattle home, And call the cattle home, Across the sands o' Dee!

Charles Kingsley (1819 - 1875)

Source: The Sands of Dee.

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A Quote by Charles Kingsley on truth and virtue

Truth, for its own sake, had never been a virtue with the Roman clergy.

Charles Kingsley (1819 - 1875)

Source: Review of Froude’s History of England

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A Quote by Charles Kingsley on world

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Mrs. Bedonebyasyoudid is coming. The loveliest fairy in the world; and her name is Mrs. Doasyouwouldbedoneby.

Charles Kingsley (1819 - 1875)

Source: The Water Babies

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A Quote by Charles Kingsley on freedom

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There are two freedoms - the false where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where a man is free to do what he ought.

Charles Kingsley (1819 - 1875)

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A Quote by Charles Kingsley on contentment, faith, god, habits, mind, and understanding

We shall be made truly wise if we be made content; content, too, not only with what we can understand, but content with what we do not understand-the habit of mind which theologians call, and rightly, faith in God.

Charles Kingsley (1819 - 1875)

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A Quote by Charles Kingsley on day and kindness

Do it this very moment! Don't put it off-don't wait! There's no use in doing a kindness If you do it a day too late.

Charles Kingsley (1819 - 1875)

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A Quote by Charles Kingsley on children, day, facts, hope, ignorance, laws, morality, religion, and science

I hope that my children, at least, if not I myself, will see the day when ignorance of the primary laws and facts of science will be looked upon as a defect only second to ignorance of the primary laws of religion and morality.

Charles Kingsley (1819 - 1875)

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A Quote by Charles Kingsley on enthusiasm, happiness, and needs

All that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

Charles Kingsley (1819 - 1875)

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A Quote by Charles Kingsley on cleverness, day, death, dreams, good, life, nobility, and songs

Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever; Do noble things, not dream them, all day long: And so make life, death, and that vast forever One grand sweet song.

Charles Kingsley (1819 - 1875)

Source: A Farewell.

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