51 Hannah More Quotes

  • "The wretch who digs the mine for bread, or ploughs, that others may be fed, feels less fatigued than that decreed to him who cannot think or read."

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    Topics: Laziness


  • "Goals help you overcome short-term problems."

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    Topics: Achievement, Goals


  • "A life devoted to trifles, not only takes away the inclination, but the capacity for higher pursuits. The truths of Christianity have scarcely more influence on a frivolous than on a profligate character."

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    Topics: Apathy


  • "Imagination frames events unknown, in wild, fantastic shapes of hideous ruin, And what it fears, creates."

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    Topics: Fear


  • "Our infinite obligations to God do not fill our hearts half as much as a petty uneasiness of our own; nor his infinite perfections as much as our smallest wants."

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    Topics: Selfishness


  • " Love never reasons, but profusely gives; it gives like a thoughtless prodigal its all, and then trembles least it has done to little."

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    Topics: Love


  • "If the one be good, the other must be evil. The only way to justify the stage, as it is, as it has ever been, as it is ever likely to be, is to condemn the Bible - the same individual cannot defend both."

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    Topics: Good and Evil, The Bible


  • "The constant habit of perusing devout books is so indispensable, that it has been termed the oil of the lamp of prayer. Too much reading, however, and too little meditation, may produce the effect of a lamp inverted; which is extinguished by the very excess of that aliment, whose property is to feed it."

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    Topics: Books, Meditation


  • "Yes, thou art ever present, power divine; not circumscribed by time, nor fixed by space, confined to altars, nor to temples bound. In wealth, in want, in freedom, or in chains, in dungeons or on thrones, the faithful find thee."

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    Topics: Holy Spirit, Freedom, Time


  • "Luxury! More perilous to youth than storms or quicksand, poverty or chains."

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    Topics: Finances, Youth


  • "If faith produces no works, I see that faith is not a living tree. Thus faith and works together grow, No separate life they never can know. They're soul and body, hand and heart, What God hath joined, let no man part."

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    Topics: Faith, Service


  • "In agony or danger, no nature is atheist. The mind that knows not what to fly to, flies to God."

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    Topics: Atheism, God


  • "How goodness heightens beauty!"

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    Topics: Good and Evil, Beauty


  • "So weak is man, so ignorant and blind, that did not God sometimes withhold in mercy what we ask, we should be ruined at our own request."

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    Topics: Mercy


  • "A sound economy is a sound understanding brought into action. It is calculation realized; it is the doctrine of proportion reduced to practice; it is foreseeing contingencies and providing against them; it is expecting contingencies and being prepared for them."

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    Topics: Reasoning, Doctrine



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