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Cyrus A. Bartol Quotes


American Unitarian clergy
(1813 - 1900)

Character is a diamond that scratches every other stone.
[Character]
 

Good manners and good morals are sworn friends and fast allies.
[Manners]
 

Paradoxical as it may seem, God means not only to make us good, but to make us also happy, by sickness, disaster and disappointment.
[Affliction]
 

She is no true woman for whom every man may find it in his heart to have a certain gracious and holy and honorable love; and she is not a woman who returns no love, and asks no protection.
 

Some would divorce morality from religion; but religion is the root without which morality would die.
[Morality]
 

Temperance to be a virtue must be free and not forced. Virtue may be defended, as vice may be withstood by a statute, but no virtue is or can be created by a law, any more than by a battering ram a temple or obelisk can be reared.
[Temperance]