There is no true and abiding morality that is not founded in religion.
Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)
Contributed by: Zaady
A mother has, perhaps, the hardest earthly lot; and yet no mother worthy of the name ever gave herself thoroughly for her child who did not feel that, after all, she reaped what she had sown.
When God thought of mother, He must have laughed with satisfaction, and framed it quickly - so rich, so deep, so divine, so full of soul, power, and beauty, was the conception.
The greatest architect and the one most needed is hope.
You never know till you try to reach them how accessible men are; but you must approach each man by the right door.
A man without mirth is like a wagon without springs, in which one is caused disagreeably to jolt by every pebble over which it turns.
The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others.
Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often, as intolerance.
If there's a job to be done, I always ask the busiest man in my parish to take it on and it gets done.
Law represents the effort of man to organize society; governments, the efforts of selfishness to overthrow liberty.
Source: Proverbs from Plymouth Pulpit, 1867
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