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Richard Cecil Quotes

God's way of answering the Christian's prayer for more patience, experience, hope and love often is to put him into the furnace of affliction
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If I have made an appointment with you, I owe you punctuality, I have no right to throw away your time, if I do my own
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#Behavior

Method is the very hinge of business, and there is no method without punctuality
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#Business

The history of all the great characters of the Bible is summed up in this one sentence: They acquainted themselves with God, and acquiesced His will in all things.
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Self-will so ardent and active that it will break a world to pieces to make a stool to sit on.
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#English Clergyman #Self

Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.
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The government of the United States is not entitled to affirm as a universal proposition, with reference to a number of independent States for whose conduct it assumes no responsibility, that its interests are necessarily concerned in whatever may be
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#Government

If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome; if you believe the theologians, nothing is innocent; if you believe the military, nothing is safe
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#Doctors

The world looks at preachers out of church to know what they mean in it.
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Wisdom prepares for the worst, but folly leaves the worst for the day when it comes.
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God's way of answering the Christian's prayer for more patience, experience, hope and love often is to put him into the furnace of affliction.
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There is no such thing as a fixed policy, because policy like all organic entities is always in the making.
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#English Clergyman

If I have made an appointment with you, I owe you punctuality, I have no right to throw away your time, if I do my own.
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#English Clergyman