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Edwin Hubbel Chapin Quotes and Sayings
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Tribulation will not hurt you, unless as it too often does;
it hardens you and makes you sour,
narrow and skeptical.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Fashion is the science of appearances,
and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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 heaven.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Profaneness is a brutal vice.
He who indulges in it is no gentleman.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

 

Never does the human soul appear so strong as when
it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Bigotry dwarfs the soul by shutting out the truth.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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Every action in our lives touches on some chord that
will vibrate in eternity.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Neutral men are the devil's allies.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Poetry is the utterance of deep and heart-felt truth -
the true poet is very near the oracle.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Not in achievement, but in endurance,
of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur
and its alliance with the infinite.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

The downright fanatic is nearer to the heart of things
than the cool and slippery disputant.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Gaiety is often the reckless ripple over depths of despair.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Pride is the master sin of the devil,
and the devil is the father of lies.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

The essence of justice is mercy.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

No more duty can be urged upon those who are entering
the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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 as easily as a star.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

This is the essential evil of vice, that it debases man.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Skepticism has never founded empires,
established principals, or changed the world's heart.
The great doers in history have always been people of faith.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

The creed of a true saint is to make the best of life,
and to make the most of it.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches;
and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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 steel because they have not
the courage to face public opinion.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Wise are they who have learned these truths:
Trouble is temporary.
Time is tonic.
Tribulation is a test tube.
- William Arthur Ward

There are the saints who were raptured at the beginning
of the tribulation period -
those are the Christians.
- Tim LaHaye

To those who do not love God, all things must work
together immediately for pain and torment,
until, by means of the tribulation, they are led to salvation at last.
- Johann Gottlieb Fichte

It is the youth who must inherit the tribulation,
the sorrow...
that are the aftermath of war.
- Herbert Hoover

Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness.
An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
- Khalil Gibran

True religious movements prosper and flourish under tribulation.
- Sun Myung Moon

Pleasant it is, when over a great sea the winds trouble the waters,
to gaze from shore upon another's great tribulation;
not because any man's troubles are a delectable joy,
but because to perceive you are free of them yourself is pleasant.
- Lucretius

The tribulation period is seven years,
and when the signing of the covenant occurs,
people who know the Bible and take it literally will know that,
seven years later, Christ is going to come in His power and glory.
- Tim LaHaye

He who knows others is wise.
He who knows himself is enlightened.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys) PHOTO

Before beginning a Hunt, it is wise to ask someone
what you are looking for before you begin looking for it.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is,
he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
- Helen Keller

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
- Publilius Syrus

Take risks: if you win, you will be happy;
if you lose, you will be wise.
- Anonymous

Wise men put their trust in ideas
and not in circumstances
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
- Yiddish Proverb

I have always been regretting that
I was not as wise as the day I was born.
- Henry David Thoreau

The wise man looks back into the past,
and does not grieve over what is far off,
nor rejoice over what is near;
for he knows that time is without end.
- Lao Tzu

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question
than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
- Bruce Lee

All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere,
while the pessimist sees only the red stoplight.
The truly wise person is colorblind.
- Albert Schweitzer

Early to bed and early to rise,
makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
- Benjamin Franklin

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

It is always wise to look ahead,
but difficult to look further than you can see.
- Winston Churchill

Everyone is wise, until he speaks.
- Irish proverb

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

Thoughtful people seldom share exactly the same opinion -
the same point-of-view.
The wise ones understand that they know nothing -
for virtually none of our experience is truly factual -
and they graciously honor all other opinions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

If you wish to succeed in life,
make perseverance your bosom friend,
experience your wise counselor,
caution your elder brother,
and hope your guardian genius.
- Joseph Addison

I was wise enough to never grow up
while fooling most people into believing I had.
- Margaret Mead

A wise girl kisses but doesn't love,
listens but doesn't believe,
and leaves before she is left.
- Marilyn Monroe

He is a wise man who does not grieve
for the things which he has not,
but rejoices for those which he has.
- Epictetus

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare

Self-pity is our worst enemy
and if we yield to it,
we can never do anything wise in this world.
- Helen Keller

Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
- Albert Einstein

A wise one said, "We are most like God when we forgive."
It is easy for us to blame, but hard for us to forgive.
Yet that is what we are called upon to do -
to forgive everyone for everything.
And the reward?
In this life, the reward for forgiveness
is your own happiness.
Unconditional universal forgiveness is
the key to your own happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every day is a new beginning -
a day for a new plan and new action.
If today, in conscious awareness, you choose
the same plan as yesterday, you are wise.
If you choose a different plan, you are equally wise.
Whatever you choose, choose with intention.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
- Alphonse de Lamartine

When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise,
life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange -
my youth.
- Sara Teasdale

It is impossible to imagine the universe run by a wise,
just and omnipotent God, but it is quite easy to imagine
it run by a board of gods.
- H. L. Mencken

Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
- Francis Bacon

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
- William James

Be happy.
It's one way of being wise.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Don't follow any advice, no matter how good,
until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think
in your mind that the counsel is wise.
- Joan Rivers


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