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Philip Doddridge Quotes

English divine
(1702 - 1751)

He is the wisest and happiest man, who, by constant attention of thought discovers the greatest opportunity of doing good, and breaks through every opposition that he may improve these opportunities.

If nobody loves you, be sure it is your own fault.

Live while you live, the epicure would say, and seize the pleasures of the passing day. - Live while you live, the sacred preacher cries, and give to God each moment as it flies. - Lord, in my views, let both united be. I live in pleasure while I live to thee.

The difference between rising at five and seven o'clock in the morning, for forty years, supposing a man to go to bed at the same hour at night, is nearly equivalent to the addition of ten years to a man's life.