Facts about Augustus Hare

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Augustus Hare was a famous Writer from England, who lived between March 13, 1834 and January 22, 1903. He/she became 68 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac pisces, who is known for Fluctuation, Depth, Imagination, Reactive, Indecisive. Our collection contains 25 quotes who is written / told by Augustus.

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Famous quotes by Augustus Hare (25)


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"What a person praises is perhaps a surer standard, even than what he condemns, of his own character, information and abilities"
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"The virtue of paganism was strength; the virtue of Christianity is obedience"
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"Nothing is farther than earth from heaven; nothing is nearer than heaven to earth"
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"Nothing good bursts forth all at once. The lightning may dart out of a black cloud; but the day sends his bright heralds before him, to prepare the world for his coming"
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"Many are ambitious of saying grand things, that is, of being grandiloquent"
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"As to the pure all things are pure, even so to the impure all things are impure"
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"A man prone to suspect evil is mostly looking in his neighbor for what he sees in himself"
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"To Adam Paradise was home. To the good among his descendants home is paradise"
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"Since the generality of persons act from impulse, much more than from principle, men are neither so good nor so bad as we are apt to think them"
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"Love, it has been said, flows downward. The love of parents for their children has always been far more powerful than that of children for their parents; and who among the sons of men ever loved God with a thousandth part of the love which God has manifested to us?"
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"There is no being eloquent for atheism. In that exhausted receiver the mind cannot use its wings, - the clearest proof that it is out of its element"
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"Some people carry their hearts in their heads; very many carry their heads in their hearts. The difficulty is to keep them apart, yet both actively working together"
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"It is a proof of our natural bias to evil, that gain is slower and harder than loss in all things good; but in all things bad getting is quicker and easier than getting rid of"
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"Happy the boy whose mother is tired of talking nonsense to him before he is old enough to know the sense of it"
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"Examples would indeed be excellent things were not people so modest that none will set, and so vain that none will follow them"
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"Crimes sometimes shock us too much; vices almost always too little"
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"The intellect of the wise is like glass; it admits the light of heaven and reflects it"
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"Only when the voice of duty is silent, or when it has already spoken, may we allowably think of the consequences of a particular action"
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"A mother should give her children a superabundance of enthusiasm; that after they have lost all they are sure to lose on mixing with the world, enough may still remain to prompt fated support them through great actions"
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"It is with flowers as with moral qualities; the bright are sometimes poisonous; but, I believe, never the sweet"
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"It is well for us that we are born babies in intellect. Could we understand half what mothers say and do to their infants, we should be filled with a conceit of our own importance, which would render us insupportable through life"
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"The power of faith will often shine forth the most when the character is naturally weak"
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"What hypocrites we seem to be whenever we talk of ourselves! Our words sound so humble, while our hearts are so proud"
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"Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel"
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"A statesman, we are told, should follow public opinion. Doubtless, as a coachman follows his horses; having firm hold on the reins and guiding them"


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