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Talbot Wilson Chambers Quotes


American clergyman
(1819 - 1896)

A good book, in the language of the book-sellers, is a salable one; in that of the curious, a scarce one; in that of men of sense, a useful and instructive one.
[Books]
 

Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors, that they are ready to repeat their lesson as often as we please.
[Books]
 

If you treat with courtesy your equal who is privileged to resent an impertinence, how much more cautious should you be to your dependants, from whom you demand a respectful demeanor.
 

It is a beautiful and a blessed world we live in, and while life lasts, to lose the enjoyment of it is a sin.
[World]
 

The great fundamental principle of the Reformation was the individual responsibility of the human soul to its Maker and Judge.
[Reform]