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James Wood, comp. Dictionary of Quotations. 1899.

C. H. Parkhurst

All great discoveries are made by men whose feelings run ahead of their thinkings.

Character is impulse reined down into steady continuance.

Faith is the heroism of intellect.

Hell is on both sides of the tomb, and a devil may be respectable and wear good clothes.

Home is heaven for beginners.

It is the music in the ear that finds and interprets the music of the orchestra.

Laws of Nature are God’s thoughts thinking themselves out in the orbs and the tides.

Purpose is what gives life a meaning.

Science has not solved difficulties, only shifted the points of difficulty.

Science is busy with the hither-end of things, not the thither-end.

Sympathy is two hearts tugging at one load.

The heart has eyes that the brain knows nothing of.

The problem of life is to make the ideal real, and convert the divine at the summit of the mountain into the human at its base.

The safest words are always those which bring us most directly to facts.

There is always the possibility of beauty where there is an unsealed human eye; of music where there is an unstopped human ear; and of inspiration where there is a receptive human spirit, a spirit standing before.

Virtue is safe only when it is inspired.