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    orville dewey Quotes

    We may neglect the wrongs which we receive, but be careful to rectify those which we are the cause of to others.
    — Orville Dewey
    tags: wrong  neglect 
     
    The love of truth is the stimulus to all noble conversation. This is the root of all the charities. The tree which springs from it may have a thousand branches, but they will all bear a golden and generous fruitage.
    — Orville Dewey
    tags: truth  charity  noble 
     
    What is there glorious in the world, that is not the product of labor, either of the body or of the mind?
    — Orville Dewey
    tags: world  body 
     
    A man seems never to know what anything means till he has lost it; and this I suppose is the reason why losses-vanishing away of things-are among the teachings of this world of shadows.
    — Orville Dewey
    tags: men  world  lost  teaching 
     
    The dead carry our thoughts to another and nobler existence. They teach us, and especially by all the strange and seemingly untoward circumstances of their departure from this life, that they and we shall live in a future state forever.
    — Orville Dewey
    Godliness is practical religion.
    — Orville Dewey
    God giveth true grace to but a chosen few, however many aspire to it.
    — Orville Dewey
    tags: grace  true  god 
     
    Argument does not soften, but rather hardens, the obdurate heart.
    — Orville Dewey
    tags: heart 
     
    Politeness is practical Christianity.
    — Orville Dewey
    tags: christianity 
     
    Every relation to mankind, of hate or scorn or neglect, is full of vexation and torment.
    — Orville Dewey
    tags: hate  mankind  neglect 
     
    How many a knot of mystery and misunderstanding would be untied by one word spoken in simple and confiding truth of heart! How many a solitary place would be made glad if love were there, and how many a dark dwelling would be filled with light!
    — Orville Dewey
    tags: truth  mystery  dark 
     
    Truth is the root of all the charities.
    — Orville Dewey
    tags: truth  charity 
     
    The less we parade our misfortunes the more sympathy we command.
    — Orville Dewey
    Our hearts must not only be broken with sorrow, but be broken from sin, to constitute repentance.
    — Orville Dewey
    tags: heart  sorrow  broken  sin 
     
    The taxes of government are heavy enough, but not so heavy as the taxes we lay upon ourselves.
    — Orville Dewey
    tags: government  tax 
     
    Occupied people are not unhappy people.
    — Orville Dewey
    tags: people 
     
    Men cannot labor on always. They must have recreation.
    — Orville Dewey
    tags: men 
     
    There is nothing to do with men [and women] but to love them; to contemplate their virtues with admiration, their faults with pity and forbearance, and their injuries with forgiveness.
    — Orville Dewey
    tags: men  forgiveness  virtue 
     
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