THOMSON, Edward Quotes
(1810-1870), American M. E. bishop
As the profoundest philosophy of ancient Rome and Greece lighted her taper at Israel's altar, so the sweetest strains of the pagan muse were swept from harps attuned on Zion's hill.
It is easier for the generous to forgive, than for the offender to ask forgiveness.
What are all the forms of religion compared with the true and holy life of the devoted Christian?
What are the sciences but maps of universal laws; and universal laws but the channels of universal power; and universal power but the outgoings of a supreme universal mind?
Great trials seem to be a necessary preparation for great duties.