Nathaniel Emmons

1745 - 1840

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 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.

Nathaniel Emmons (1745 - 1840)

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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 justice

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Just definitions either prevent or put an end to disputes.

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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.

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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.

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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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