HOPKINS, Mark Quotes
(1802-1887), American clergyman
Education in its widest sense includes everything that exerts a formative influence, and causes a young person to be, at a given point, what he is.
Religion without morality is a superstition and a curse, and morality without religion is impossible.—The only salvation for man is in the union of the two as Christianity unites them.
Our prayer and God's mercy are like two buckets in a well; while the one ascends, the other descends.
Whatever is physiologically right, is morally right; and whatever is physiologically wrong is morally wrong.
The very act of faith by which we receive Christ is an act of utter renunciation of self and all its works, as a ground of salvation.—It is really a denial of self, and a grounding of arms in the last citadel into which it can be driven, and is, in its principle, inclusive of every subsequent act of self-denial by which sin is forsaken or overcome.