I would not cross the street to make a Baptist, but I would go round the world to make a Christian.— James Sharp
The most famous James Sharp quotes that are easy to memorize and remember
It is not every calamity that is a curse, and early adversity is often a blessing. Surmounted difficulties not only teach, but hearten us in our future struggles.
It is not every calamity that is a curse, and early adversity is often a blessing. Perhaps Madame de Maintenon would never have mounted a throne had not her cradle been rocked in a prison. Surmounted obstacles not only teach, but hearten us in our future struggles; for virtue must be learnt, though, unfortunately, some of the vices come as it were by inspiration.
Proverbs are, for the most part, rules of morals, and as such are often effective.
It is in vain to expect any advantage from our profession of the truth, if we be not sincerely just and honest in our actions.
All solitary enjoyments, quickly fall, or become painful, so that, perhaps, no more insufferable misery can be conceived than that which must follow incommunicable privileges. Only imagine a human being condemned to perpetual youth while all around him decay and die. O, how sincerely would he call upon death for deliverance!