PRIME, Samuel I. Quotes
(1812-1885), American divine
If your cup seems too bitter, if your burden seems too heavy, be sure that it is the wounded hand that is holding the cup, and that it is He who carries the cross that is carrying the burden.
It is no great part of a good man's lot to enjoy himself.—To be good and to do good are his ends, and the glory is to be revealed hereafter.
There is little influence where there is not great sympathy.
The highest morality, if not inspired and vitalized by religion, is but as the marble statue, or the silent corpse, to the living and perfect man.
Recreation is not the highest kind of enjoyment, but in its time and place is quite as proper as prayer.