GREELEY, Horace Quotes
(1811-1872), American journalist and statesman
Authorship is a royal priesthood; but woe to him who rashly lays unhallowed hands on the ark or altar, professing a zeal for the welfare of the race, only to secure his own selfish ends.
It is impossible to mentally or socially enslave a Bible-reading people. The principles of the Bible are the ground work of human freedom.
There is no bigotry like that of "free thought" run to seed.
Great grief makes sacred those upon whom its hand is laid.—Joy may elevate, ambition glorify, but only sorrow can consecrate.
The darkest hour in the history of any young man is when he sits down to study how to get money without honestly earning it.
It is impossible to enslave, mentally or socially, a Bible-reading people. The principles of the Bible are the groundwork of human freedom.
Fame is a vapor; popularity an accident; riches take wings; the only certainty is oblivion.
I do not regret having braved public opinion, when I knew it was wrong and was sure it would be merciless.
Duty and today are ours, results and futurity belong to God.
No amount of preaching, exhortation, sympathy, benevolence, will render the condition of our working women what it should be so long as the kitchen and the needle are subtsantially their only resources.