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George Dana Boardman Quotes


American clergyman
(1828 - 1903)

Let us not say, Every man is the architect of his own fortune; but let us say, Every man is the architect of his own character.
[Character]
 

Our deeds are seeds of fate, sown here on earth, but bringing forth their harvest in eternity.
[Deeds]
 

Sow an act, and you reap a habit; sow a habit, and you reap a character; sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
[Habit]
 

The cross is the only ladder high enough to touch Heaven's threshold.
 

The ignorant man marvels at the exceptional; the wise man marvels at the common; the greatest wonder of all is the regularity of nature.
[Nature]
 

The world is dying for want, not of good preaching, but of good hearing.
[Preaching]