Robert Ingersoll

1833 - 1899

A Quote by Robert Green Ingersoll on courage, defeat, earth, heart, and losing

The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.

Robert Ingersoll (1833 - 1899)

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A Quote by Robert Green Ingersoll on age, courage, and individuality

It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions.

Robert Ingersoll (1833 - 1899)

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A Quote by Robert Green Ingersoll on good, happiness, justice, love, now, and kairos

Justice is the only worship. Love is the only priest. Ignorance is the only slavery. Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now, The place to be happy is here, The way to be happy is to make others so.

Robert Ingersoll (1833 - 1899)

Source: 1896

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A Quote by Robert Green Ingersoll on accidents, colors, heart, inferiority, men, and superiority

I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart - the best brain.

Robert Ingersoll (1833 - 1899)

Source: 1896

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A Quote by Robert Green Ingersoll on happiness

The way to be happy is to make others so.

Robert Ingersoll (1833 - 1899)

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A Quote by Robert Green Ingersoll on danger, genius, and mediocrity

In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.

Robert Ingersoll (1833 - 1899)

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A Quote by Robert Green Ingersoll on experience, observation, reason, and science

Reason, Observation, and Experience - the Holy Trinity of Science.

Robert Ingersoll (1833 - 1899)

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A Quote by Robert Green Ingersoll on ideas

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Commerce is the great civilizer. We exchange ideas when we exchange fabrics.

Robert Ingersoll (1833 - 1899)

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A Quote by Robert Green Ingersoll on common sense and education

It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.

Robert Ingersoll (1833 - 1899)

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A Quote by Robert Green Ingersoll on consequences, nature, and reward

In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments - there are consequences.

Robert Ingersoll (1833 - 1899)

Source: Lectures & Essays, 1896

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