C.N. Douglas, comp. Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical. 1917.


God helps them that help themselves.

Benjamin Franklin.

No grace can save any man unless he helps himself.

Henry Ward Beecher.

God gives every bird its food, but does not throw it into the nest.

J. G. Holland.

The faculty of self-help is that which distinguished man from animals; that it is the Godlike element, or holds within itself the Godlike element, of his constitution.

J. G. Holland.

Help thyself, and God will help thee.

George Herbert.