John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) William Henry Seward. (18011872) 6179
It [the antagonism between freedom and slavery] is an irrepressible conflict between opposing and enduring forces.
Speech, Oct. 25, 1858.
John Henry Newman. (18011890) 6180
Lead, kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom, Lead thou me on! The night is dark, and I am far from home Lead thou me on! Keep thou my feet; I do not ask to see The distant scene,one step enough for me.
The Pillar of the Cloud. 6181
And with the morn those angel faces smile Which I have loved long since and lost awhile.
The Pillar of the Cloud. 6182
Growth is the only evidence of life.
Dr. Scott, cited by Cardinal Newman. 6183
It is thy very energy of thought Which keeps thee from thy God.
Dream of Gerontius. 6184
Where good and ill together blent, Wage an undying strife.
A Martyr Convert. 6185
There is in stillness oft a magic power To calm the breast when struggling passions lower, Touched by its influence, in the soul arise Diviner feelings, kindred with the skies.
Time hath a taming hand.
A great memory does not make a philosopher, any more than a dictionary can be called a grammar.
Knowledge in Relation to Culture.