It is very difficult to get up resentment towards persons whom one has never seen.
1864 Apologia pro Vita Sua,'Mr Kingsley's Method of Disputation'.
It is as absurd to argue men, as to torture them, into believing.John Henry Newman
May He support us all the day long, till the shades lengthen, and the evening comes, and the busy world is hushed, and the fever of life is over, and our work is done! Then in His mercy may He give us a safe lodging, and a holy rest, and peace at the last.John Henry Newman
We can believe what we choose. We are answerable for what we choose to believe.John Henry Newman
Praise to the Holiest in the height, And in the depth be praise; In all His words most wonderful, Most sure in all His ways.John Henry Newman
Growth is the only evidence of life.John Henry Newman
To live is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often.John Henry Newman
A great memory does not make a philosopher, any more than a dictionary can be called grammar.John Henry Newman
Growth is the only evidence of life .John Henry Newman
Where good and ill together blent, Wage an undying strife.John Henry Newman