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.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
You have to live your life according to what comforts you, not what the rest of your family thinks you ought to be doing.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.