Quotations by Francis W. Newman
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Born: Thursday, June 27, 1805
Died: Thursday, October 7, 1897 (92 years old)
As to the war, while it is always thought rash to have any strong military convictions, I have always believed that if they would go straight to Sebastopol early in the season they would take it with little difficulty.
(Keywords: War, Thought, Difficulty, Military)
God has two families of children on this earth, the once-born and the twice-born.
(Keywords: God, Children, Earth)
I first began to read religious books at school, and especially the Bible, when I was eleven years old; and almost immediately commenced a habit of secret prayer.
(Keywords: Habit, Bible, Books, First, Old, Prayer, Religious, School, Years)
The active part of man consists of powerful instincts, some of which are gentle and continuous; others violent and short; some baser, some nobler, and all necessary.