Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day! No, no, man was made for immortality.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
When I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees.
The way for a young man to rise, is to improve himself every way he can, never suspecting that any body wishes to hinder him.
I am rather inclined to silence, and whether that be wise or not, it is at least more unusual nowadays to find a man who can hold his tongue than to find one who cannot.
I have not permitted myself, gentlemen, to conclude that I am the best man in the country; but I am reminded, in this connection, of a story of an old Dutch farmer, who remarked to a companion once that it was not best to swap horses when crossing streams.
In regard to this Great Book, I have but to say, it is the best gift God has given to man. All the good the Saviour gave to the world was communicated through this book.
I do not like that man. I must get to know him better.