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Thomas Jordan Jarvis Quotes and Sayings

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In the first place I remark that no human law is perfect
in its construction or execution.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

The people of one county can not be indifferent to
the welfare of the people in another county.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

We have seen the evil of the manufacture and sale of
intoxicating liquors in our midst;
let us try prohibition and see what this will do for us.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

I beg you do not vote for stills and open bar-rooms in the county.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

 

There is an eternal conflict between the school-room and the bar-room.
The school-room makes men, the bar-room destroys them.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

The school-room sends men to the Legislature,
to the bench, and the executive office.
The bar-room sends them to the scaffold and hell.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

I beg you to look at the promising boys and beautiful
girls in your homes and in your communities,
and then you will not put these temptations in their way.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

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The cry comes from the friends of the school-room,
from those who would give the State a strong,
great, noble citizenship, for protection from the curse of drunkenness.
This cry should be heard and answered by every lover of his fellow-men,
no matter where his home may be.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

I use the term bar-room to represent every means for
the sale and traffic in liquor,
and I earnestly appeal to the people to put an end to the traffic,
no matter under what name or guise it may be carried on.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

It has worked great good in other communities in the
state where it has been honestly and faithfully tried,
and I feel confident it will do the same in Pitt,
if we faithfully administer the law,
and that it will bring gladness and joy into the homes of the people.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

Men even contract the dirty, filthy habit of chewing tobacco,
and when the habit gets a good hold upon them they
are never satisfied except when they have a wad of
the stuff in their mouth.
So with drinking.
It is largely a habit.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

I not only urge you to vote that ticket yourself,
but I beg that you will persuade others to do so.
Personal effort can accomplish a great deal,
and I beg that you will use your personal influence
with your friends to get them to go with you to save the boys.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

Yes, it is worse than thrown away, because every fair
minded man must admit that the expenditure of this
sum of money in the county for intoxicating liquor creates lawlessness,
makes criminals, wrecks homes and brings trouble to
innocent women and children.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb PHOTO

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland PHOTO

In order to succeed, you must first be willing to fail.
- Anonymous

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore PHOTO

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.
- William Shakespeare PHOTO

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
- Anonymous PHOTO

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller PHOTO

Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey PHOTO

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh, for the touch of a hand
and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing happens unless first a dream.
- Carl Sandburg

If we could first know where we are,
and whither we are tending,
we could then better judge what to do,
and how to do it.
- Abraham Lincoln

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
and you are the easiest person to fool.
- Richard Feynman

Give me six hours to chop down a tree
and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
- Abraham Lincoln

The first step in the evolution of ethics
is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
- Albert Schweitzer

Habits are cobwebs at first, cables at last.
- Chinese proverb

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

During the first period of a man's life
the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Recognizing my blindness is the first step
toward regaining my sight.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The indispensable first step to getting
the things you want out of life is this:
Decide what you want.
- Ben Stein

Every really new idea looks crazy at first.
- Alfred North Whitehead

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
The secret of getting started is
breaking your complex overwhelming tasks
into small manageable tasks,
and starting on the first one.
- Mark Twain

The first step towards the solution
of any problem is optimism.
- John Baines

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
- Epictetus

If you would take, you must first give,
this is the beginning of intelligence.
- Lao Tzu

Take a deep breath and do the difficult thing first.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Be gentle first with yourself.
- Lama Yeshe

Today is the first and last day of forever.
- Edward, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.
- Epictetus

Know first that you have absolutely no power to change the world,
and then address all your energies and intent toward improving it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You grow up the day you have
your first real laugh - at yourself.
- Ethel Barrymore

Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
- Samuel Johnson

Self-trust is the first secret of success.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

Non-violence is the first article of my faith.
It is also the last article of my creed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Put on your own oxygen mask first.
- Airline companies

A little simplification would be
the first step toward rational living.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Let him that would move the world first move himself.
- Socrates

We first make our habits, then our habits make us.
- John Dryden

Be gentle first with yourself -
if you wish to be gentle with others.
- Lama Yeshe

Look at everything as though you were seeing it
either for the first or last time.
Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
- Betty Smith

First say to yourself what you would be;
then do what you have to do.
- Epictetus

If at first you don't succeed, try try again.
- Proverb

Let every day be the first day
of the rest of your life,
but especially let today be a new beginning.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The first sigh of love is the last breath of wisdom.
- Anonymous

Today, I Do What Is Important To Me, First.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The first quality that is needed is audacity.
- Winston Churchill

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living;
the world owes you nothing; it was here first.
- Mark Twain

Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts.
If you don't control what you think,
you can't control what you do.
Simply, self-discipline enables you
to think first and act afterward.
- Napoleon Hill

Experience is a hard teacher.
She gives the test first
and the lessons afterwards.
- Anonymous

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child,
we should first examine it and see whether it is
not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
- Carl Jung

Do not say, "It is morning,"
and dismiss it with a name of yesterday.
See it for the first time
as a newborn child that has no name.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Never stop dreaming your inspired future.
Believing in your dreams is only the first step,
but unless you have a dream that you believe in,
you are leaving your future to random chance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu


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