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Bernard Barton Quotes





As I walk'd by myself, I talk'd to myself, And myself replied to me; And the questions myself then put to myself, With their answers I give to thee.
 

No age, sex, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one is vastly beneath the rank of man.
 

Obstinacy and vehemency in opinion are the surest proofs of stupidity.
[Obstinacy]
 

Walk in the light and thou shalt see thy path, though thorny, bright; for God, by grace, shall dwell in thee, and God himself is light.
 

Welcome, wild harbinger of spring! To this small nook of earth; Feeling and fancy fondly cling, Round thoughts which owe their birth, To thee, and to the humble spot, Where chance has fixed thy lowly lot.