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Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
Sink the Bible to the bottom of the sea, and man's obligation to God would be unchanged. He would have the same path to tread, only his lamp and his guide would be gone; he would have the same voyage to make, only his compass and chart would be overboard.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.
A good leader needs to have a compass in his head and a bar of steel in his heart.
Sir Walter Scott
British writer and poet 1771-1832
A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass, will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy.
English-born Australian writer 1844-1926
Alone! Alone! No beacon, far or near! No chart, no compass, and no anchor stay!Source: The Hand in the Dark And Other Poems
English writer 1894-1963
But a priest's life is not supposed to be well-rounded; it is supposed to be one-pointed - a compass, not a weathercock.
Vincent Van Gogh
Dutch Painter 1853-1890
Conscience is a man's compass.
Conscience is our magnetic compass; reason our chart.
American lawyer and politician 1963-
Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.
English-born Kenyan aviator, racehorse trainer and author 1902-1986
For all professional pilots there exists a kind of guild, without charter and without by-laws. It demands no requirements for inclusion save an understanding of the wind, the compass, the rudder, and fair fellowship.
American developmental biologist 1944-
For science, the end of the evolution struggle is simply represented by 'survival.' As for the means to that end, apparently anything goes. Darwinism leaves humanity without a moral compass.
William Ellery Channing
American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.
Afghan-born American novelist and physician 1965-
Like a compass needle that points north, a man's accusing finger always finds a woman. Always.Source: A Thousand Splendid Suns
German poet 1797-1856
Matrimony is the high sea for which no compass has yet to be invented.
English statesman and writer 1804-1881
News is that which comes from the North, East, West and South, and if it comes from only one point on the compass, then it is a class ; publication and not news.
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