Nathanael Emmons

American Congregational minister and theologian

Lived from: 1745-1840

Category: Politics

Quotes: Nathanael Emmons

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    Any fact is better established by two or three good testimonies than by a thousand arguments.
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    Habit is either the best of servants or the worst of masters.
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    I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
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    Insanity destroys reason, but not wit.
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    The weakest spot in every man is where he thinks himself to be the wisest.
    Source: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert p. 532
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