Nathaniel Emmons

1745 - 1840

A Quote by Nathaniel Emmons on facts and good

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Any fact is better established by two or three good testimonies than by a thousand arguments.

Nathaniel Emmons (1745 - 1840)

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A Quote by Nathaniel Emmons on habits

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Habit is either the best of servants or the worst of masters.

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A Quote by Nathaniel Emmons on insanity, reason, and wit

Insanity destroys reason, but not wit.

Nathaniel Emmons (1745 - 1840)

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A Quote by Nathaniel Emmons on difficulty and learning

It is easy to learn something about everything, but difficult to learn everything about anything.

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A Quote by Nathaniel Emmons on clothes, god, good, honor, humility, and love

Real holiness has love for its essence, humility for its clothing, the good of others as its employment, and the honor of God as its end.

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A Quote by Nathaniel Emmons on clarity, despair, ideas, and students

Don't despair of a student if he has one clear idea.

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A Quote by Nathaniel Emmons

The weakest spot in every man is where he thinks himself to be the wisest.

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A Quote by Nathaniel Emmons on death, eternity, men, and world

Death stamps the characters and conditions of men for eternity. - As death finds them in this world, so will they be in the next.

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A Quote by Nathaniel Emmons on eternity, intelligence, and universe

How vast is eternity! - It will swallow up all the human race; it will collect all the intelligent universe; it will open scenes and prospects wide enough, great enough, and various enough to fix the attention, and absorb the minds of all intelligent beings forever.

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A Quote by Nathaniel Emmons on men and reason

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One principal reason why men are so often useless is, that they divide and shift their attention among a multiplicity of objects and pursuits.

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