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 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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A Quote by Nathaniel Emmons on men and religion

The more men have multiplied the forms of religion, the more vital Godliness has declined.

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A Quote by Nathaniel Emmons on friendship and heaven

You ask if we shall know our friends in heaven. - Do you suppose we are greater fools there than here?

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Great objects from great minds.

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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.

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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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