Hannah More Quotes
Brief author info: Hannah More (1745-1833) English writer and philanthropist.
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In men this blunder still you find,- All think their little set mankind.
Trifles make the sum of human things, And half our misery from our foibles springs.
Outward attacks and troubles rather fix than unsettle the Christian, as tempests from without only serve to root the oak faster.
How goodness heightens beauty!
Imagination frames events unknown, In wild, fantastic shapes of hideous ruin, And what it fears creates.
Activity may lead to evil; but inactivity cannot be led to good.
Did not God Sometimes withhold in mercy what we ask, We should be ruined at our own request.
There are times when even the greatest tactician in diplomatic cunning is outclassed in his own game. It is then that he discovers that all that he thought he had gained is but loss, and that what is left of national honor and dignity is but the shadow of an illustrious past that is gone forever, or of a potentially great future that will never come.
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Count your age by friends, not years Count your life by smiles, not tears.
A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.