John Henry Cardinal Newman

1801 - 1890

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.

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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."

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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.

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A Quote by John Henry Cardinal Newman on art, heart, life, and nature

Living Nature, not dull art Shall plan my ways and rule my Heart.

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A Quote by John Henry Cardinal Newman on garden, peace, spirituality, and stillness

By a garden is meant mystically a place of spiritual repose, stillness, peace, refreshment, delight.

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A Quote by John Henry Cardinal Newman on genius, heroism, love, rules, and world

In this world no one rules by love; if you are but amiable, you are no hero; to be powerful, you must be strong, and to have dominion you must have a genius for organizing.

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