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But is it not the fact that religion emanates from the nature, from the moral state of the individual? Is it not therefore true that unless the nature be completely exercised, the moral state harmonized, the religion cannot be healthy?
In the present state of the religious world, Secularism ought to flourish. What an amount of sin and woe might and would then be extinguished.
Wealth and opinion were practically worshipped before Washington opened his eyes on the sun which was to light him to his deeds; and the worship of Opinion is, at this day, the established religion of the United States.
Scarcely anything that I observed in the United States caused me so much sorrow as the contemptuous estimate of the people entertained by those who were bowing the knee to be permitted to serve them.
A Sunday-school teacher asked a child… In what state were mankind left after the fall? — In the state of Vermont.
In the United States, as elsewhere, there are, and have always been, two parties in politics... It is remarkable how nearly their positive statements of political doctrine agree, while they differ in almost every possible application of their common principles.
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Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.
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June 27, 1876
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