James Anthony Froude Quotes

James Anthony Froude Quotes: Nature is not a partisan, but out of her ample treasue house she produces children in infinite variety, of which she is equally the mother, and disowns none of them...
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James Anthony Froude Quote: Life is more than a theory, and love of truth butters no bread: old men who have had to struggle along their way, who know the endless bitterness, the grave moral deterioration which follow an empty exchequer, may well be pardoned for an over-wish to see their sons secured from it; hunger, at least, is a reality...
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Quotes about James Anthony Froude: The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness.
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Quote about James Anthony Froude: Who shall say that those poor peasants were not acting in the spirit we most venerate, most adore; that theirs was not the true heart language which we cannot choose but love? And what has been their reward? They have sent down their name to be the by-word of all after ages; the worst reproach of the worst men a name convertible with atheism and devil-worship.
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James Anthony Froude Sayings: Women's eyes are rapid in detecting a heart which is ill at ease with itself, and, knowing the value of sympathy, and finding their own greatest happiness not in receiving it, but in giving it, with them to be unhappy is at once to be interesting.
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James Anthony Froude Saying: Sacrifice is the first element of religion, and resolves itself in theological language into the love of God.
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Sayings about James Anthony Froude: Charity is from person to person; and it loses half, far more than half, its moral value when the giver is not brought into personal relation with those to whom he gives.
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Saying about James Anthony Froude: Instead of man to love, we have a man-god to worship . From being the example of devotion, he is its object; the religion of Christ ended with his life , and left us instead but the Christian religion.
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James Anthony Froude Quotes: We call heaven our home, as the best name we know to give it.
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James Anthony Froude Quote: The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness. Where we find a heroic life appearing as the uniform fruit of a particular mode of opinion, it is childish to argue in the face of fact that the result ought to have been different.
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Quotes about James Anthony Froude: I cut a hole in my heart and wrote with the blood .
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Quote about James Anthony Froude: English character and English freedom depend comparatively little on the form which the Constitution assumes at Westminster. A centralised democracy may be as tyrannical as an absolute monarch; and if the vigour of the nation is to continue unimpaired, each individual, each family, each district, must preserve as far as possible its independence, its self-completeness, its powers and its privilege to manage its own affairs and think its own thoughts.
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James Anthony Froude Sayings: I scarcely know a professional man I can like, and certainly not one who has been what the world calls successful, that I should the least wish to resemble.
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James Anthony Froude Saying: The solitary side of our nature demands leisure for reflection upon subjects on which the dash and whirl of daily business, so long as its clouds rise thick about us, forbid the intellect to fasten itself.
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Sayings about James Anthony Froude: If you think you can temper yourself into manliness by sitting here over your books, it is the very silliest fancy that ever tempted a young man to his ruin. You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
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Saying about James Anthony Froude: The moral of human life is never simple, and the moral of a story which aims only at being true to human life cannot be expected to be any more so.
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