Lydia M. Child Quotes

Lydia M. Child Quotes: The boughs of no two trees ever have the same arrangement. Nature always produces individuals; She never produces classes.
Send Quote
Lydia M. Child Quote: Work! work! that is my unfailing cure for all troubles.
Send Quote
Quotes about Lydia M. Child: It is my mission to help in the breaking down of classes, and to make all men feel as if they were brethren of the same family, sharing the same rights, the same capabilities, and the same responsibilities. While my hand can hold a pen, I will use it to this end; and while my brain can earn a dollar, I will devote it to this end.
Send Quote
Quote about Lydia M. Child: There have always been a large class of thinkers who deny that the world makes any progress. They say we move in a circle; that evils are never conquered, but only change their forms.
Send Quote
Lydia M. Child Sayings: Home - that blessed word, which opens to the human heart the most perfect glimpse of Heaven, and helps to carry it thither, as on an angel's wings.
Send Quote
Lydia M. Child Saying: Thy treasures of gold Are dim with the blood of the hearts thou hast sold;Thy home may be lovely, but round it I hearThe crack of the whip, and the footsteps of fear.
Send Quote
Sayings about Lydia M. Child: If we really believed that those who are gone from us were as truly alive as ourselves, we could not invest the subject with such awful depth of gloom as we do. If we could imbue our children with distinct faith in immortality, we should never speak of people as dead, but passed into another world. We should speak of the body as a cast-off garment, which the wearer had outgrown; consecrated indeed by the beloved being that used it for a season, but of no value within itself.
Send Quote
Saying about Lydia M. Child: In the first place, an unjust law exists in this Commonwealth, by which marriages between persons of different color is pronounced illegal. I am perfectly aware of the gross ridicule to which I may subject myself by alluding to this particular; but I have lived too long, and observed too much, to be disturbed by the world's mockery.
Send Quote
Lydia M. Child Quotes: The United States is ... a warning rather than an example to the world.
Send Quote
Lydia M. Child Quote: Misfortune is never mournful to the soul that accepts it; for such do always see that every cloud is an angel's face.
Send Quote
Quotes about Lydia M. Child: The great difficulty in education is that we give rules instead of inspiring sentiments. ... it is not possible to make rules enough to apply to all manner of cases; and if it were possible, a child would soon forget them. But if you inspire him with right feelings, they will govern his actions.
Send Quote
Quote about Lydia M. Child: I do not know how the affair at Canterbury is generally considered; but I have heard individuals of all parties and all opinions speak of it and never without merriment or indignation. Fifty years hence, the black laws of Connecticut will be a greater source of amusement to the antiquarian, than her famous blue laws.
Send Quote
Lydia M. Child Sayings: our republican ideas cannot be consistently carried out while women are excluded from any share in the government. ... Any class of human beings to whom a position of perpetual subordination is assigned, however much they may be petted and flattered, must inevitably be dwarfed, morally and intellectually.
Send Quote
Lydia M. Child Saying: Love is the divine quality that everywhere produces and restores life. To each and every one of us, it gives the power of working miracles if we will.
Send Quote