John Henry Newman Quotes
John Henry Newman
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Ability hits the mark where presumption overshoots and diffidence falls short.
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Evil has no substance of its own, but is only the defect, excess, perversion, or corruption of that which has substance.
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A great memory does not make a mind, any more than a dictionary is a piece of literature.
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Fear not that thy life shall come to an end, but rather fear that it shall never have a beginning.
Let us take things as we find them: let us not attempt to distort them into what they are not. We cannot make facts. All our wishing cannot change them. We must use them.
In this world no one rules by love; if you are but amiable, you are no hero; to be powerful, you must be strong, and to have dominion you must have a genius for organizing.
The love of our private friends is the only preparatory exercise for the love of all men.