Theodore Parker

1810 - 1860

A Quote by Theodore Parker on beauty, cats, and wealth

You may not, cannot, appropriate beauty. It is the wealth of the eye, and a cat may gaze upon a king.

Theodore Parker (1810 - 1860)

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A Quote by Theodore Parker on books

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The books that help you the most are those which make you think the most.

Theodore Parker (1810 - 1860)

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A Quote by Theodore Parker on individuality, respect, and self-respect

Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect.

Theodore Parker (1810 - 1860)

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A Quote by Theodore Parker on desires, immortality, and men

All men desire to be immortal.

Theodore Parker (1810 - 1860)

Source: A Sermon on the Immortal Life. Sept. 20, 1846.

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A Quote by Theodore Parker on eternity, immortality, and life

I ask no risen dust to teach me immortality; I am conscious of eternal life.

Theodore Parker (1810 - 1860)

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A Quote by Theodore Parker on democracy, eternity, freedom, god, government, ideas, justice, laws, people, and principles

A democracy,- that is a government of all the people, by all the people, for all the people; of course, a government of the principles of eternal justice, the unchanging law of God; for shortness' sake I will call it the idea of Freedom.

Theodore Parker (1810 - 1860)

Source: The American Idea: Speech at N. E. Anti-Slavery Convention, Boston, May 29, 1850.

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