William Lyon Phelps

William Lyon Phelps

American author, critic and scholar

Lived from: 1865-1943

Category: Media | Science | Writers (Contemporary)

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    You can learn more about human nature by reading the Bible than by living in New York.
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    God speaks to me not through the thunder and the earthquake, nor through the ocean and the stars, but through the Son of Man, and speaks in a language adapted to my imperfect sight and hearing.
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    I am glad my ancestors arrived on the Mayflower, but I am gladder that there are nine generations between us.
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    I divide all readers into two classes: those who read to remember and those who read to forget.
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    One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute.
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    The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.
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    The Gateway to Christianity is not through an intricate labyrinth of dogma, but by a simple belief in the person of Christ.
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