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Frederick William Robertson Quotes and Sayings

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The humblest occupation has in it materials of discipline for the highest heaven.
- Frederick William Robertson

Love is not a union merely between two creatures,
it is a union between two spirits.
- Frederick William Robertson

We win by tenderness.
We conquer by forgiveness.
- Frederick William Robertson

It is more true to say that our opinions depend upon our lives and habits,
than to say that our lives and habits depend on our opinions.
- Frederick William Robertson

 

It is not the situation that makes the man,
but the man who makes the situation.
- Frederick William Robertson

The office of poetry is not to make us think accurately,
but feel truly.
- Frederick William Robertson

To turn water into wine, and what is common into what is holy,
is indeed the glory of Christianity.
- Frederick William Robertson

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Only so far as a man believes strongly,
mightily, can he act cheerfully, or do anything that is worth doing.
- Frederick William Robertson

Men...
are bettered and improved by trial, and refined out
of broken hopes and blighted expectations.
- Frederick William Robertson

The one who will be found in trial capable of great
acts of love is ever the one who is always doing considerate small ones.
- Frederick William Robertson

In God's world, for those who are in earnest,
there is no failure.
No work truly done, no word earnestly spoken,
no sacrifice freely made, was ever made in vain.
- Frederick William Robertson

Pray till prayer makes you forget your own wish,
and leave it or merge it in God's will.
- Frederick William Robertson

Instruction ends in the schoolroom, but education ends only with life.
A child is given to the universe to be educated.
- Frederick William Robertson

The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be,
not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds.
- Frederick William Robertson

No one can be great, or good, or happy except through
the inward efforts of themselves.
- Frederick William Robertson

There are three things in the world that deserve no mercy,
hypocrisy, fraud, and tyranny.
- Frederick William Robertson

A silent man is easily reputed wise.
A man who suffers none to see him in the common jostle and undress of life,
easily gathers round him a mysterious veil of unknown sanctity,
and men honor him for a saint.
The unknown is always wonderful.
- Frederick William Robertson

Two thousand years ago there was One here on this earth
who lived the grandest life that ever has been lived yet -
a life that every thinking man,
with deeper or shallower meaning, has agreed to call divine.
- Frederick William Robertson

The Divine wisdom has given us prayer,
not as a means whereby to obtain the good things of earth,
but as a means whereby we learn to do without them;
not as a means whereby we escape evil,
but as a means whereby we become strong to meet it.
- Frederick William Robertson

However dark and profitless, however painful and weary,
existence may have become, life is not done,
and our Christian character is not won,
so long as God has anything left for us to suffer,
or anything left for us to do.
- Frederick William Robertson

The humblest is the peer of the most powerful.
- John Marshall Harlan

You have nothing that the humblest worker has not a right to have also.
- Rose Schneiderman

A community is democratic only when the humblest and
weakest person can enjoy the highest civil,
economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.
- A. Philip Randolph

To the humblest among them, who may be listening to me now,
I want to say that the masterpiece to which you are
paying historic homage this evening is a painting which he has saved.
- Andre Malraux

I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest,
with visions to be realized, than lord among those
without dreams and desires.
- Khalil Gibran

Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul,
that is, in the force of thought, moral principle,
and love, and this may be found in the humblest condition of life.
- William Ellery Channing

The humblest painter is a true scholar;
and the best of scholars the scholar of nature.
- William Hazlitt

The feet of the humblest may walk in the field Where
the feet of the Holiest trod,
This, then, is the marvel to mortals revealed.
- Phillips Brooks

The humblest citizen of all the land,
when clad in the armor of a righteous cause,
is stronger than all the hosts of error.
- William Jennings Bryan

The humblest individual exerts some influence,
either for good or evil, upon others.
- Henry Ward Beecher

After a prosperous, but to me very wearisome,
voyage, we came at last into port.
Immediately on landing I got together my few effects;
and,
squeezing myself through the crowd, went into the nearest
and humblest inn which first met my gaze.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

Mr. Lincoln's elevation shows that in America every
station in life may be honorable;
that there is no barrier against the humblest;
but that merit,
wherever it exists, has the opportunity to be known.
- Matthew Simpson

No man or woman of the humblest sort can really be strong,
gentle and good, without the world being better for it,
without somebody being helped and comforted by the
very existence of that goodness.
- Alan Alda

The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story,
and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he
compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it.
- James M. Barrie

It is the advertiser who provides the paper for the subscriber.
It is not to be disputed, that the publisher of a newspaper in this country,
without a very exhaustive advertising support,
would receive less reward for his labor than the humblest mechanic.
- Alexander Hamilton

This is not a contest between persons.
The humblest citizen in all the land,
when clad in the armor of a righteous cause,
is stronger than all the hosts of error.
I come to you in defense of a cause as holy as the cause of liberty -
the cause of humanity.
- William Jennings Bryan

Pride the first peer and president of hell.
- Daniel Defoe

Initially, it was about kids at the bottom rung of the social ladder,
due to their looks and their class background.
But they're also outsiders in terms of their peer group.
- Jim McKay

We measure our days out in steps of uncertainty not
turning to see how far we've come.
And peer down the highway from here to eternity and
reach out for love on the run.
- Al Stewart

The songs of Bizet are by a French peer of Rossini.
When Rossini stopped composing, he was living in Paris.
He also wrote some beautiful songs in French.
- Cecilia Bartoli

I'm not going to relate to an athlete as a peer.
- Lisa Guerrero

It was just us lampooning our own peer group,
saying, well hey, where did this stuff come from? And
where does British guys get to be so good at it suddenly?
- Neil Innes

My yesterdays walk with me.
They keep step, they are gray faces that peer over my shoulder.
- William Golding

Hermits have no peer pressure.
- Steven Wright

I consider that my best performance ever was as Peer Gynt.
- Leo McKern

A more important reason is that the bands will intuitively
trust someone they think is a peer,
and who speaks fondly of the same formative rock and roll experiences.
- Steve Albini

If I may take the liberty to speak for science at least,
today his name and his prizes are without a peer in the world.
He not only elevates science but he influences it as well.
- Melvin Calvin

During my 8 years as chairman, I had the privilege
to peer into the future to see dynamic citizen astronauts
returning to and from the heavens which we can expect in the future.
- Dana Rohrabacher

Vision is perhaps our greatest strength...
it has kept us alive to the power and continuity of
thought through the centuries,
it makes us peer into the future and lends shape to the unknown.
- Li Ka Shing

Nobody has ever built a reliable peer-to-peer service,
where people can really access all the music they want in one location,...
Once I got it into my head, I couldn't imagine the media space without one.
- Shawn Fanning

There was a great deal of peer recognition to be gained
in elementary school by being able to draw well.
One girl could draw horses so well, she was looked
upon as a kind of sorceress.
- Chris Van Allsburg

In general, science journalism concerns itself with
what has been published in a handful of peer-reviewed journals -
Nature,
Cell, The New England Journal of Medicine -
which set the agenda.
- Michael Pollan

Women tend to have recognition and peer group support -
recognition from friends and family that this has to
be a big issue in their lives.
They're more comfortable expressing the need for support and receiving it.
- James Levine

The studio is meant to be always a place where,
first of all, they can be out of spotlight,
and second, where they could work with a peer group
on parts that they might not have played otherwise.
- James Lipton

There's a lot of peer pressure to not do positive stories out of Iraq...
I think there's a sense that the administration got
a pass during the hot days of war and now that the
war is over it's time to even out the deck somewhat.
- Jerry Nachman

When I was a child people simply looked about them
and were moderately happy;
today they peer beyond the seven seas,
bury themselves waist deep in tidings,
and by and large what they see and hear makes them unutterably sad.
- E. B. White

I don't think I would have been able to stick with
it and been proud of who I am and be feminine out on the court.
I think I would have folded to the peer pressure if
I didn't have my mom to encourage me to be me and be proud of how tall I am.
- Lisa Leslie

The motives of these parents vary, many parents don't
like the curriculum being taught to their kids,
or are wary of the threat of peer pressure or the presence
of drugs or violence lurking in too many of our schools today.
- Ernest Istook

I stopped going to school in the middle of fourth grade.
Everyone grows up with the peer pressure,
and kids being mean to each other in school.
I think that's such a horrible thing,
but I never really dealt with it in a high school way.
- Hilary Duff

Once again we have misleading climate change pronouncements
being based on data errors,
data errors detected by non-UN, non-IPCC,
non-peer-reviewed external observers.
This is exactly what happens when you base your arguments
on 'consensus science' and not scientific fact.
- Doug L. Hoffman

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Real excellence and humility are
not incompatible one with the other,
on the contrary they are twin sisters.
- Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

Pride comes in two flavors -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Pride comes in two flavors -
be careful which you choose -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Pride" is such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We take refuge in pride,
because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves.
- Kakuzo Okakura

A man's pride shall bring him low,
but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit.
- Proverbs 29:23

Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves.
But deep down below the surface of the average conscience
a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune.
- Carl Jung

Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows,
must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking,
belief in the absolute power of logic.
- Alexis Carrel

"Pride" is one of those really crazy words,
and such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge, and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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