Joseph Fort Newton

American Baptist minister

Lived from: 1876-1950

Category: Politics

Quotes: Joseph Fort Newton

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    A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid; it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last.
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    People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.
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    We build too many walls around us and not enough bridges into the lives of others.
    Source: The One Great Church: Adventures of Faith (1948)
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    We cannot tell what may happen to us in the strange medley of life. But we can decide what happens in us - how we can take it, what we do with it - and that is what really counts in the end. How to take the raw stuff of life and make it a thing of worth and beauty - that is the test of living.
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Subjects in these quotes:

  1. deferred
  2. account
  3. because
  4. instead
  5. bridges
  6. strange