The best Quotations

I thank god for the honesty and virility of jesus religion which makes us face the facts and calls us to take a man's part in the real battle of life.
- Henry van Dyke

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Quotation An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy. - writer
Quotation Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; Wisdom is humble that it knows no more. - writer
Quotation A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease. - writer
Quotation The basis of effective government if public confidence. - writer
Quotation One way of looking at speech is to say it is a constant stratagem to cover nakedness. - writer
Quotation Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen short of her purposes. - writer