Our sons shall not be taken from us to unlearn? all that we have been able to teach them of charity, mercy and patience.
Boston is an oasis in the desert, a place where the larger proportion of people are loving, rational and happy.
I am confirmed in my division of human energies. Ambitious people climb, but faithful people build.
Here I am, in Quaker surroundings, whose restful simplicity is most congenial to me. I feel here the earnest desire for genuine growth and culture which founds a slow but sure success. I am confirmed in my division of human energies. Ambitious people climb, but faithful people build.
The frozen ocean... of Boston life.
While your life is the true expression of your faith, whom can you fear?
Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord: He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored; He hath loosed the fateful lightning of His terrible swift sword: His truth is marching on.
There is no hell like that of a selfish heart, and there is no misfortune so great as that of not being able to make a sacrifice. These two thoughts come to me strongly this morning. It is something to have learned these truths so that we can never again doubt them.
God forgive me if I do wrong in following with ardor the strongest instincts of my nature.
Marriage, like death, is a debt we owe to nature.
When the unwelcome little unborn shall have seen the light my brain will be lightened, and I shall have a clearer mind. Thank God that even this weary nine months shall come to an end and leave me in possession of my own body and my own soul.
Massachusetts women as a rule adhere too strongly to old-time conventions.
He is coming like the glory of the morning on the wave, He is wisdom to the mighty, he is succour to the brave, So the world shall be his footstool, and the soul of Time his slave, Our God is marching on.
How utterly are one's best thoughts invaded by this going out in society.
Charity is an unending self-discipline which always looks and leads towards the eternal affection. Therefore, its triumph shall be lasting and everlasting.