Edwin Chapin Quotes


16 Edwin Chapin quotes:



"Every action in our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity"
Author: Chapin Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Not in achievement, but in endurance, of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur and its alliance with the infinite."
Author: Chapin Quotes Category: Achievement Quotes
"Objects close to the eye shut out much larger objects on the horizon; and splendors born only of the earth eclipse the stars. So it is with people who sometimes cover up the entire disc of eternity with a dollar, and so quench transcendent glories with a little shining dust."
Author: Chapin Quotes Category: Vision Quotes Earth Quotes
"This is the essential evil of vice, that it debases man"
Author: Chapin Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"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."
Author: Chapin Quotes Category: Brave Quotes
"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."
Author: Chapin Quotes Category: Darkness Quotes
"Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be."
Author: Chapin Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Gaiety is often the reckless ripple over depths of despair"
Author: Chapin Quotes Category: Despair Quotes
"Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies"
Author: Chapin Quotes Category: Devil Quotes
"Do not judge from mere appearances; for the lift laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy. The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool."
"Tribulation will not hurt you, unless it does - what alas! It too often does - unless it hardens you and makes you sour and narrow and skeptical"
Author: Chapin Quotes Category: Hurt Quotes
"Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury"
Author: Chapin Quotes Category: Forgiveness Quotes
"The brightest crowns that are worn in heaven have been tried, and smelted, and polished, and glorified through the furnace of tribulation"
Author: Chapin Quotes Category: Heaven Quotes
"Whatever touches the nerves of motive, whatever shifts man's moral position, is mightier than steam, or calorie, or lightening."
"The essence of justice is mercy."
Author: Chapin Quotes Category: Justice Quotes
"Neutral men are the devil's allies."
Author: Chapin Quotes Category: Men Quotes



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