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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.
[Man]
 

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

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.
[Life]
 

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.