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Thursday, 23 November 2017
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"The slight that can be conveyed in a glance, in a gracious smile, in a wave of the hand, is often the knee plus ultra of art. What insult is so keen or so keenly felt, as the polite insult which it is impossible to resent?" (Kavanagh, Julia - Insults)

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Browse Quotations by Chapin, Edwin Hubbel

 
Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity. - (Chapin, Edwin Hubbel - Action)
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Tribulation will not hurt you, unless as it too often does; it hardens you and makes you sour, narrow and skeptical. - (Chapin, Edwin Hubbel - Adversity)
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An aged Christian, with the snow of time upon his head, may remind us that those points of earth are whitest which are nearest to heaven. - (Chapin, Edwin Hubbel - Age and Aging)
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Do not judge from mere appearances; for the lift laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy. The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool. - (Chapin, Edwin Hubbel - Appearance)
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Bigotry dwarfs the soul by shutting out the truth. - (Chapin, Edwin Hubbel - Bigotry)
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At the bottom of not a little of the bravery that appears in the world, there lurks a miserable cowardice. Men will face powder and steel because they have not the courage to face public opinion. - (Chapin, Edwin Hubbel - Courage)
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Not in achievement, but in endurance, of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur and its alliance with the infinite. - (Chapin, Edwin Hubbel - Endurance)
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Never does the human soul appear so strong and noble as when it forgoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury. - (Chapin, Edwin Hubbel - Forgiveness)
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The creed of a true saint is to make the best of life, and to make the most of it. - (Chapin, Edwin Hubbel - Happiness)
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The essence of justice is mercy. - (Chapin, Edwin Hubbel - Justice)
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Whatever touches the nerves of motive, whatever shifts man's moral position, is mightier than steam, or calorie, or lightening. - (Chapin, Edwin Hubbel - Motivation)
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The best men are not those who have waited for chances but who have taken them; besieged the chance; conquered the chance; and made chance the servitor. - (Chapin, Edwin Hubbel - Opportunity)
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Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy. - (Chapin, Edwin Hubbel - Ostentation)
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Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies. - (Chapin, Edwin Hubbel - Ostentation)
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Poetry is the utterance of deep and heart-felt truth -- the true poet is very near the oracle. - (Chapin, Edwin Hubbel - Poetry and Poets)
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