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                                                        Most quotes extracted from the author's award-winning 

                                 GOD SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF THE GREATEST MINDS  (Click on title for more information)

 

 

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

     “How dear, how soothing to man, arises the idea of God, peopling the lonely place, effacing the scars of our mistakes and disappointments!

When we have broken our god of tradition, and ceased from our god of rhetoric, then may God fire the heart with His presence.”

(Emerson, 74)

     “If he (man) would know what the great God speaketh, he must ‘go into his closet and shut the door,’ as Jesus said.”

(Ibid, 74)

     “Our globe seen by God is a transparent law, not a mass of facts.”

(Ibid, 75)

     “It now shows itself ethical and practical. We learn that God IS;

that He is in me; and that all things are shadows of him.”

(Ibid, 77)

 

     “In God every end is converted into a new means.”

(Ibid, 319)

 

     “As a plant upon the earth, so a man rests upon the bosom of God; he is nourished by unfailing fountains and draws, at his need, inexhaustible power.”

(Ibid, 325)

 

 

 

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