Frederick W. Robertson

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Frederick W. Robertson

Men... are bettered and improved by trial, and refined out of broken hopes and blighted expectations.More Frederick W. Robertson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Two thousand years ago there was One here on this earth who lived the grandest life that ever has been lived yet--a life that every thinking man, with deeper or shallower meaning, has agreed to call divine.More Frederick W. Robertson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No one can be great, or good, or happy except through the inward efforts of themselves.More Frederick W. Robertson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The office of poetry is not to make us think accurately, but feel truly.More Frederick W. Robertson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There are three things in the world that deserve no mercy, hypocrisy, fraud, and tyranny.More Frederick W. Robertson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds.More Frederick W. Robertson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is not the situation that makes the man, but the man who makes the situation.More Frederick W. Robertson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Only so far as a man believes strongly, mightily, can he act cheerfully, or do anything that is worth doing.More Frederick W. Robertson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is not the situation that makes the man, but the man who makes the situation.More Frederick W. Robertson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are three things in the world that deserve no mercy, hypocrisy, fraud, and tyranny.More Frederick W. Robertson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Only so far as a man believes strongly, mightily, can he act cheerfully, or do anything that is worth doing.More Frederick W. Robertson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Only so far as a man believes strongly, mightily, can he act cheerfully, or do anything that is worth doing.More Frederick W. Robertson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Divine Wisdom has given us prayer, not as a means whereby to obtain the good things of earth, but as a means whereby we learn to do without them; not as a means whereby we escape evil, but as a means whereby we become strong to meet it.More Frederick W. Robertson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
By experience; by a sense of human frailty; by a perception of "the soul of goodness in things evil;" by a cheerful trust in human nature; by a strong sense of God's love; by long and disciplined realization of the atoning love of Christ; only thus can we get a free, manly, large, princely spirit of forgiveness.More Frederick W. Robertson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is not the number of books you read, nor the variety of sermons you hear, but it is the frequency and earnestness with which you meditate on these things till the truth in them becomes your own and part of your being, that insures your growth.More Frederick W. Robertson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The office of poetry is not to make us think accurately, but feel truly.More Frederick W. Robertson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The true aim of every one who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions,but to kindle minds.More Frederick W. Robertson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He alone can believe in immortality who feels the resurrection in him already.More Frederick W. Robertson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As the tree is fertilized by its own broken branches and fallen leaves, and grows out of its own decay, so men and nations are bettered and improved by trial, and refined out of broken hopes and blighted expectations.More Frederick W. Robertson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Home is the one place in all this world where hearts are sure of each other. It is the place of confidence. It is the place where we tear off that mask of guarded and suspicious coldness which the world forces us to wear in self-defense, and where we pour out the unreserved communications of full and confiding hearts. It is the spot where expressions of tenderness gush out without any sensation of awkwardness and without any dread of ridicule.More Frederick W. Robertson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Pray till prayer makes you forget your own wish, and leave it or merge it in God's will.More Frederick W. Robertson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Defeat in doing right is nevertheless victory.More Frederick W. Robertson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The charm of the words of great men, those grand sayings which are recognized as true as soon as heard, is this, that you recognize them as wisdom which has passed across your own mind. You feel that they are your own thoughts come back to you...More Frederick W. Robertson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Poetry creates life; Science dissects death.More Frederick W. Robertson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In God's world, for those who are in earnest, there is no failure. No work truly done, no word earnestly spoken, no sacrifice freely made, was ever made in vain (as long as it was done out of love, not personal glory)More Frederick W. Robertson [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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