Josiah Gilbert Holland Quotes

There is really nothing left to a genuine idle man, who possesses any considerable degree of vital power, but sin.

Josiah Gilbert Holland

The idle man stands outside of God's plan, outside of the ordained scheme of things; and the truest self-respect, the noblest independence, and the most genuine dignity, are not to be found there

Josiah Gilbert Holland

Scholarship except by accident is never the measure of a person's power.

Josiah Gilbert Holland

Gossip is always a personal confession either of malice or imbecility.

Josiah Gilbert Holland

In that worthiest of all struggles, the struggle for self-mastery and goodness, we are far less patient with ourselves than God is with us.

Josiah Gilbert Holland

A fit of anger is as fatal to dignity as a dose of arsenic is to life.

Josiah Gilbert Holland

Responsibility walks hand in hand with capacity and power.

Josiah Gilbert Holland

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