William Lyon Phelps

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William Lyon Phelps

I divide all readers into two classes: those who read to remember and those who read to forget.More William Lyon Phelps [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute.More William Lyon Phelps [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.More William Lyon Phelps [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The happiest people are those who think the most interesting thoughts. Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good company, good conversation, are the happiest people in the world. And they are not only happy in themselves, they are the cause of happiness in others.More William Lyon Phelps [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More William Lyon Phelps [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I am glad my ancestors arrived on the Mayflower, but I am gladder that there are nine generations between us.More William Lyon Phelps [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The Gateway to Christianity is not through an intricate labyrinth of dogma, but by a simple belief in the person of Christ.More William Lyon Phelps [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The fear of life is the favorite disease of the 20th century.More William Lyon Phelps [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
If at first you don't succeed, find out if the loser gets anything.More William Lyon Phelps [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation - what are they? They are the happiest people in the world.More William Lyon Phelps [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Nature makes boys and girls lovely to look upon so they can be tolerated until they acquire some sense.More William Lyon Phelps [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
A student never forgets an encouraging private word, when it is given with sincere respect and admiration.More William Lyon Phelps [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.More William Lyon Phelps [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
In a start-up company, you basically throw out all assumptions every three weeks.More William Lyon Phelps [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A student never forgets an encouraging private word, when it is given with sincere respect and admiration.More William Lyon Phelps [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nature makes boys and girls lovely to look upon so they can be tolerated until they acquire some sense.More William Lyon Phelps [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A well-ordered life is like climbing a tower; the view halfway up is better than the view from the base, and it steadily becomes finer as the horizon expands.More William Lyon Phelps [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Commemoration of John & Henry Venn, Priests, Evangelical Divines, 1813, 1873 A knowledge of the Bible without a college course is more valuable than a college course without a knowledge of the Bible.More William Lyon Phelps [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I divide all readers into two classes: those who read to remember and those who read to forget.More William Lyon Phelps [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute.More William Lyon Phelps [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The fear of life is the favorite disease of the twentieth century.More William Lyon Phelps [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.More William Lyon Phelps [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The fear of life is the favorite disease of the 20th century.More William Lyon Phelps [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Whenever it is in any way possible, every boy and girl should choose as his life work some occupation which he should like to do anyhow, even if he did not need the money.More William Lyon Phelps [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The highest happiness on earth is the happiness of marriage.More William Lyon Phelps [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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