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12 Famous Quotes by John Jay Chapman
3/2/1862 - (Present)
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John Chapman
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You can get assent to almost any proposition so long as you are not going to do anything about it.

Agreement Quotes, by John Jay Chapman

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You can get assent to almost any proposition so long as you are not going to do anything about it.

Relationships Quotes, by John Jay Chapman

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Too much agreement kills the chat.

Agreement Quotes, by John Jay Chapman

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Benevolence alone will not make a teacher, nor will learning alone do it. The gift of teaching is a peculiar talent, and implies a need and a craving in the teacher himself.

Benevolence Quotes, by John Jay Chapman

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People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they are catching cold.

Worry Quotes, by John Jay Chapman

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The reason for the slow progress of the world seems to lie in a single fact. Every man is born under the yoke, and grows up beneath the oppressions of his age. He can only get a vision of the unselfish forces in the world by appealing to them, and every appeal is a call to arms. If he fights he must fight, not one man, but a conspiracy. He is always at war with a civilization. On his side is proverbial philosophy, a galaxy of invisible saints and sages, and the half-developed consciousness and professions of everybody. Against him is the world, and every selfish passion in his own heart.

Inspirational Quotes, by John Jay Chapman

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The world of politics is always twenty years behind the world of thought.

Politics / government Quotes, by John Jay Chapman

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There are lots of people who cannot think seriously without injuring their minds.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by John Jay Chapman

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People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they are catching cold.

Negativity Quotes, by John Jay Chapman

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Benevolence alone will not make a teacher, nor will learning alone do it. The gift of teaching is a peculiar talent, and implies a need and a craving in the teacher himself. - Memories and Milestones.

Philosophy Quotes, by John Jay Chapman

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There are plenty of people to whom the crucial problem of their lives never get presented in terms that they can understand.

Society Quotes, by John Jay Chapman

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You cannot criticize the New Testament. It criticizes you.

Society Quotes, by John Jay Chapman

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