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#1. For with all our pretension to enlightenment, are we not now a talking, desultory, rather than a meditative generation? - Author: John Campbell Shairp
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#2. There is perhaps no truer sign that a man is really advancing than that he is learning to forget himself, that he is losing the natural thoughts about self in the thought of One higher than himself, to whose guidance he can commit himself and all men. - Author: John Campbell Shairp
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#3. Beauty comes, we scarce know how, as an emanation from sources deeper than itself. - Author: John Campbell Shairp
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#4. The ground of all religion, that which makes it possible, is the relation in which the human soul stands to God. - Author: John Campbell Shairp
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#5. Criticism is not religion, and by no process can it be substituted for it. It is not the critic's eye, but the child's heart, that most truly discerns the countenance that looks out from the pages of the gospel. - Author: John Campbell Shairp
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#6. They who seek religion for culture's sake are aesthetic, not religious, and will never gain that grace which religion adds to culture, because they never can have the religion. - Author: John Campbell Shairp
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#7. That image or rather that Person, so human, yet so entirely Divine, has a power to fill the imagination, to arrest the affections, to deepen and purify the conscience, which nothing else in the world has. - Author: John Campbell Shairp
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#8. Not as men of science , not as critics , not as philosophers , but as little children , shall we enter into the kingdom of heaven . - Author: John Campbell Shairp
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#9. The belief in a Divine education, open to each man and to all men, takes up into itself all that is true in the end proposed by culture, supplements, and perfects it. - Author: John Campbell Shairp
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#10. Great men, great events, great epochs, it has been said, grow as we recede from them; and the rate at which they grow in the estimation of men is in some sort a measure of their greatness. - Author: John Campbell Shairp
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