35 John Henry Newman Quotes

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Evil has no substance of its own, but is only the defect, excess, perversion, or corruption of that which has substance.
- John Henry Newman
There is such a thing as legitimate warfare: war has its laws; there are things which may fairly be done, and things which may not be done.
- John Henry Newman
A great memory does not make a mind, any more than a dictionary is a piece of literature.
- John Henry Newman
One secret act of self-denial, one sacrifice of inclination to duty, is worth all the mere good thoughts, warm feelings, passionate prayers in which idle people indulge themselves.
- John Henry Newman
It is very difficult to get up resentment towards persons whom one has never seen.
- John Henry Newman
We can believe what we choose. We are answerable for what we choose to believe.
- John Henry Newman
If we are intended for great ends, we are called to great hazards.
- John Henry Newman
It is almost the definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain.
- John Henry Newman
The love of our private friends is the only preparatory exercise for the love of all men.
- John Henry Newman
It is difficult to rebuke well; that is, at a right time, in a right spirit, and in a right manner.
- John Henry Newman
Virtue is its own reward, and brings with it the truest and highest pleasure; but if we cultivate it only for pleasure's sake, we are selfish, not religious, and will never gain the pleasure, because we can never have the virtue.
- John Henry Newman
God has created me to do him some definite service; he has committed some work to me which he has not committed to another. I have my mission - I never may know it in this life, but I shall be told it in the next.
- John Henry Newman
Ten thousand difficulties do not make one doubt.
- John Henry Newman
Let us seek the grace of a cheerful heart, an even temper, sweetness, gentleness, and brightness of mind, as walking in His light, and by His grace. Let us pray to Him to give us the spirit of ever-abundant, everspringing love, which overpowers and sweeps away the vexations of life by its own richness and strength, and which, above all things, unites us to Him who is the fountain and the centre of all mercy, loving-kindness, and joy.
- John Henry Newman
A man would do nothing if he waited until he could do it so well that no one could find fault.
- John Henry Newman
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