Edwin Hubbel Chapin Quotes

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Neutral men are the devil's allies.
Through every rift of discovery some seeming anomaly drops out of the darkness, and falls, as a golden link into the great chain of order.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
A true man never frets about his place in the world, but just slides into it by the gravitation of his nature, and swings there as easily as a star.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
No more duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
At the bottom of not a little of the bravery that appears in the world, there lurks a miserable cowardice. Men will face powder and steel because they have not the courage to face public opinion.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Bigotry dwarfs the soul by shutting out the truth.
An aged Christian, with the snow of time upon his head, may remind us that those points of earth are whitest which are nearest to heaven.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
The essence of justice is mercy.
Not in achievement, but in endurance, of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur and its alliance with the infinite.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies.
The downright fanatic is nearer to the heart of things than the cool and slippery disputant.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Gaiety is often the reckless ripple over depths of despair.
Poetry is the utterance of deep and heart-felt truth – the true poet is very near the oracle.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Every action of your life touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy.
Skepticism has never founded empires, established principals, or changed the world's heart. The great doers in history have always been people of faith.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
The creed of a true saint is to make the best of life, and to make the most of it.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Every action of your life touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Profaneness is a brutal vice. He who indulges in it is no gentleman.
Tribulation will not hurt you, unless as it too often does; it hardens you and makes you sour, narrow and skeptical.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
This is the essential evil of vice, that it debases man.
Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin