Quotations by Lyman Abbott

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Born: Friday, December 18, 1835
Died: Sunday, October 22, 1922 (86 years old)
Profession: Author
Nationality: American


A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice- but as yet unstained.
- Lyman Abbott
(Keywords: Virtue, Infinite, Possibilities, Vice)

Every life is a march from innocence, through temptation, to virtue or vice.
- Lyman Abbott
(Keywords: Life, Virtue, Innocence, March, Temptation, Vice)

Every life is march from innocence, through temptation, to virtue or vice.
- Lyman Abbott
(Keywords: Life, Virtue, Innocence, March, Temptation, Vice)

I abhor a hoe. I am fond of flowers but not of dirt, and had rather buy them than cultivate them.
- Lyman Abbott
(Keywords: Flowers)

I cannot harness a horse. I am afraid of a cow.
- Lyman Abbott

It is easy to condemn, it is better to pity.
- Lyman Abbott
(Keywords: Pity)

Patience is passion tamed.
- Lyman Abbott
(Keywords: Passion, Patience)

Religion is not a conclusion of the reason.
- Lyman Abbott
(Keywords: Religion, Reason)

The highest qualities of character... must be earned.
- Lyman Abbott
(Keywords: Character)

The very essence of rationalism is that it assumes that the reason is the highest faculty in man and the lord of all the rest.
- Lyman Abbott
(Keywords: Man, Reason, Rest)







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