No one is so thoroughly superstitious as the godless man.
The pain of discipline is short, but the glory of the fruition is eternal.
All places where women are excluded tend downward to barbarism; but the moment she is introduced, there come in with her courtesy, cleanliness, sobriety, and order.
Half the misery in the world comes of want of courage to speak and to hear the truth plainly and in a spirit of love.
Talk of the abuses of slavery! Humbug! The thing itself is the essence of all abuse!
Nobody had ever instructed him that a slave-ship, with a procession of expectant sharks in its wake, is a missionary institution, by which closely-packed heathen are brought over to enjoy the light of the Gospel.
So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why doesn't somebody wake up to the beauty of old women.
The truth is the kindest thing we can give folks in the end.
The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Last Update: 24 September 2022
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