John Mason Quotes

14 John Mason quotes:

"The aim of education should be to convert the mind into living fountain, and not a reservoir."
Author: Mason Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"No one is worthy of a good home here or in heaven that is not willing to be in peril for a good cause."
Author: Mason Quotes Category: Danger Quotes
"A good conversationalist is not one who remembers what was said, but says what someone wants to remember."
"As every thread of gold is valuable, so is every moment of time."
"While an original is always hard to find, he is easy to recognize."
Author: Mason Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"Friendship should be a private pleasure, not a public boast. I loathe those braggarts who are forever trying to invest themselves with importance by calling important people by their first names in or out of print. Such first-naming for effect makes me cringe."
"Happiness consists in activity -- it is a running stream, not a stagnant pool."
Author: Mason Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes
"I don't think I have seen raises like the ones we've had the past two years since I've been here - and with relatively low inflation. I think that's highly commendable."
Author: Mason Quotes Category: Past Quotes
"She knows what is the best purpose of education: not to be frightened by the best but to treat it as part of daily life."
Author: Mason Quotes Category: Purpose Quotes
"The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose."
Author: Mason Quotes Category: Purpose Quotes
"I was crying, I was laughing, I was trying to stay calm to talk to her to keep her calm."
Author: Mason Quotes Category: Trying Quotes
"The wise man has his foibles, as well as the fool. But the difference between them is, that the foibles of the one are known to himself and concealed from the world; and the foibles of the other are known to the world and concealed from himself."
Author: Mason Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"I am as content to die for God's eternal truth on the scaffold as in any other way."
Author: Mason Quotes Category: Truth Quotes Martyrdom Quotes
"I am ready any time. Do not keep me waiting."

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