John Henry Cardinal Newman

1801 - 1890

A Quote by John Henry Cardinal Newman

Two and two only supreme and luminously self-evident beings, myself and my Creator.

John Henry Cardinal Newman (1801 - 1890)

Source: History of my religious opinions

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A Quote by John Henry Cardinal Newman on age, dreams, ideas, principles, religion, and sentimentality

From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental principle of my religion; I know no other religion; I cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion; religion, as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery.

John Henry Cardinal Newman (1801 - 1890)

Source: Apologia pro Vita Sua & History of my religious opinions

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A Quote by John Henry Cardinal Newman on feeling, influence, magic, power, soul, stillness, and struggle

There is in stillness oft a magic power To calm the breast when struggling passions lower, Touched by its influence, in the soul arise Diviner feelings, kindred with the skies.

John Henry Cardinal Newman (1801 - 1890)

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A Quote by John Henry Cardinal Newman on day, enemies, and friendship

We should ever conduct ourselves towards our enemy as if he were one day to be our friend.

John Henry Cardinal Newman (1801 - 1890)

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A Quote by John Henry Cardinal Newman on action, faith, force, guilt, obedience, and responsibility

Faith is illuminative, not operative; it does not force obedience, though it increases responsibility; it heightens guilt, but it does not prevent sin. The will is the source of action.

John Henry Cardinal Newman (1801 - 1890)

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A Quote by John Henry Cardinal Newman on faith and sacrifice

Faith ventures and hazards . . . counting the costs and delighting in the sacrifice.

John Henry Cardinal Newman (1801 - 1890)

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A Quote by John Henry Cardinal Newman on pain

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It is almost a definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain.

John Henry Cardinal Newman (1801 - 1890)

Source: The Idea of a University

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A Quote by John Henry Cardinal Newman on god and people

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I sought to hear the voice of God And climbed the topmost steeple, But God declared: "Go down again - I dwell among the people."

John Henry Cardinal Newman (1801 - 1890)

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A Quote by John Henry Cardinal Newman on growth and life

Growth is the only evidence of life.

John Henry Cardinal Newman (1801 - 1890)

Source: Apologia pro Vita Sua

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A Quote by John Henry Cardinal Newman on beginning, fear, and life

Fear not that thy life shall come to an end, but rather fear that it shall never have a beginning.

John Henry Cardinal Newman (1801 - 1890)

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