Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Edwin Hubbell Chapin was an American preacher and editor of the Christian Leader. He was also a poet, responsible for the poem Burial at Sea, which was the origin of a famous folk song, Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie.

click to add your vote (0 votes)

Famous quotes by Edwin Hubbel Chapin:Sort:PopularA - Z

At the bottom of not a little of the bravery that appears in the world, there lurks a miserable cowardice. Men will face powder and steel because they have not the courage to face public opinion.
Bigotry dwarfs the soul by shutting out the truth.
Do not judge from mere appearances; for the lift laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy. The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool.
Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.
Never does the human soul appear so strong and noble as when it forgoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury.
Never does the human soul appear so strong and noble as when it forgoes revenge and dares to forgive injury.
No more duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.
No more important duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.
Not in achievement, but in endurance, of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur and its alliance with the infinite.
Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy.
The essence of justice is mercy.
Through every rift of discovery some seeming anomaly drops out of the darkness, and falls, as a golden link, into the great chain of order.
Whatever touches the nerves of motive, whatever shifts man's moral position, is mightier than steam, or calorie, or lightening.

Share your thoughts on Edwin Hubbel Chapin's quotes with the community:

Citation

Use the citation below to add this author page to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Edwin Hubbel Chapin Quotes." Quotes.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 18 Sep. 2014. <http://www.quotes.net/authors/Edwin Hubbel Chapin>.

Missing a quote of Edwin Hubbel Chapin?

Know another good quote of Edwin Hubbel Chapin? Don't keep it to yourself!


The Web's Largest Resource for

Famous Quotes & Sayings


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network