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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.

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.

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.