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Francis Bowen Quotes

An American philosopher, writer, and educationalist.
(1811 - 1890)

All physical evils are so many beacon lights to warn us from vice.

Conscience is God's vicegerent on earth, and, within the limited jurisdiction given to it, it partakes of his infinite wisdom and speaks in his tone of absolute command. It is a revelation of the being of a God, a divine voice in the human soul, making known the presence of its rightful sovereign, the author of the law of holiness and truth.

To become a thoroughly good man is the best prescription for keeping a sound mind in a sound body.