Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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Edwin Hubbel Chapin
This is the essential evil of vice, that it debases man.
The creed of a true saint is to make the best of life, and to make the most of it.
Profaneness is a brutal vice. He who indulges in it is no gentleman.
The downright fanatic is nearer to the heart of things than the cool and slippery disputant.
Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies.
Through every rift of discovery some seeming anomaly drops out of the darkness, and falls, as a golden link into the great chain of order.
The essence of justice is mercy.
Bigotry dwarfs the soul by shutting out the truth.
Tribulation will not hurt you, unless as it too often does; it hardens you and makes you sour, narrow and skeptical.
Poetry is the utterance of deep and heart-felt truth – the true poet is very near the oracle.
Gaiety is often the reckless ripple over depths of despair.
An aged Christian, with the snow of time upon his head, may remind us that those points of earth are whitest which are nearest to…
A true man never frets about his place in the world, but just slides into it by the gravitation of his nature, and swings there…
Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy.
Every action of your life touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.
The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool.
No more duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.
At the bottom of not a little of the bravery that appears in the world, there lurks a miserable cowardice. Men will face powder and…
Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.
Skepticism has never founded empires, established principals, or changed the world’s heart. The great doers in history have always been people of faith.
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