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William Garden Blaikie Quotes


Scottish clergyman, educator and author
1820 - 1899)

Every blade of grass in the field is measured; the green cups and the colored crowns of every flower are curiously counted; the stars of the firmament wheel in cunningly calculated orbits; even the storms have their laws.
[Providence]
 

The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout man. - A scoffing Raphael, or an irreverent Michael Angelo, is not conceivable.
[Art]
 

The Sabbath is God's special present to the workingman, and one of its chief objects is to prolong his life, and preserve efficient his working tone. - The savings bank of human existence is the weekly Sabbath.
[Sabbath]