Facts about John Jay Chapman

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Summary

John Jay Chapman was a famous Poet from USA, who lived between March 2, 1862 and 1933.

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He/she is born under the zodiac pisces, who is known for Fluctuation, Depth, Imagination, Reactive, Indecisive. Our collection contains 17 quotes who is written / told by John.

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Famous quotes by John Jay Chapman (17)


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"People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they are catching cold"
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"All progress is experimental"
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"Wherever you see a man who gives someone else's corruption, someone else's prejudice as a reason for not taking action himself, you see a cog in The Machine that governs us"
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"The reason for the slow progress of the world seems to lie in a single fact. Every man is born under the yoke, and grows up beneath the oppressions of his age"
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"Everybody in America is soft, and hates conflict. The cure for this, both in politics and social life, is the same - hardihood. Give them raw truth"
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"The world of politics is always twenty years behind the world of thought"
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"I want to find someone on the earth so intelligent that he welcomes opinions which he condemns"
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"Benevolence alone will not make a teacher, nor will learning alone do it. The gift of teaching is a peculiar talent, and implies a need and a craving in the teacher himself"
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"A magazine or a newspaper is a shop. Each is an experiment and represents a new focus, a new ratio between commerce and intellect"
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"It is three and a half hours long, four characters wide and a cesspool deep"
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"Our goodness comes solely from thinking on goodness; our wickedness from thinking on wickedness. We too are the victims of our own contemplation"
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"Too much agreement kills the chat"
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"Politics is organized hatred, that is unity"
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"Good government is the outcome of private virtue"
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"A vision of truth which does not call upon us to get out of our armchair - why, this is the desideratum of mankind"
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"The present in New York is so powerful that the past is lost"
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"People who love soft methods and hate iniquity forget this; that reform consists in taking a bone from a dog. Philosophy will not do it"


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