Best Quotes by Theodore Parker (Top 10)

  1. Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect.
  2. I do not pretend to understand the moral universe; the arc is a long one, my eye reaches but little ways; I cannot calculate the curve and complete the figure by the experience of sight, I can divine it by conscience. And from what I see I am sure it bends towards justice.
  3. Outward judgment often fails, inward judgment never.
  4. The books that help you the most are those which make you think the most.
  5. Democracy means not "I am as good as you are" but "You are as good as I am.".
  6. Self-denial is indispensable to a strong character, and the highest kind comes from a religious stock.
  7. Humanity is the sin of God.
  8. Gratitude is a nice touch of beauty added last of all to the countenance. Giving a classic beauty, an angelic loveliness, to the character.
  9. Magnificent promises are always to be suspected.
  10. Disappointment is often the salt of life.

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