Edwin Hubbell Chapin Quotes

The essence of justice is mercy.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

Neutral men are the devil's allies.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

Pride is the master sin of the devil.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

Goodness consists not in the outward things we do, but in the inward thing we are. To be is the great thing.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

When private virtue is hazarded on the perilous cast of expediency, the pillars of the republic, however apparent their stability, are infected with decay at the very centre.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

Whatever touches the nerves of motive, whatever shifts man's moral position, is mightier than steam, or calorie, or lightening.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge, and dares to forgive an injury.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

Do not ask if a man has been through college; ask if a college has been through him; if he is a walking university.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

The deepest life of nature is silent and obscure; so often the elements that move and mould society are the results of the sister's counsel and the mother's prayer.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

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 Hubbell Chapin

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