Nathaniel Emmons

1745 - 1840

A Quote by Nathaniel Emmons

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

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.

Nathaniel Emmons (1745 - 1840)

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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.

Nathaniel Emmons (1745 - 1840)

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A Quote by Nathaniel Emmons on justice

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Just definitions either prevent or put an end to disputes.

Nathaniel Emmons (1745 - 1840)

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A Quote by Nathaniel Emmons on character

I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.

Nathaniel Emmons (1745 - 1840)

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A Quote by Nathaniel Emmons on circumstances and order

In reasoning upon moral subjects, we have great occasion for candor, in order to compare circumstances, and weigh arguments with impartiality.

Nathaniel Emmons (1745 - 1840)

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A Quote by Nathaniel Emmons on atheism and christianity

There is not a single spot between Christianity and atheism on which a man can firmly fix his foot.

Nathaniel Emmons (1745 - 1840)

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