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Setting is preliminary to brighter rising; decay is a process of advancement; death is the condition of higher and more fruitful life.
E. H. Chapin (Universalist, clergy)
We may learn by practice such things upon earth as shall be of use to us in heaven. Piety, unostentatious piety, is never out of place
E. H. Chapin (Edwin Hubbell Chapin) (Universalist, clergy)
The creed of the true saint is to make the best of life, and make the most of it.
E. H. Chapin (Edwin Hubbell Chapin) (Universalist, clergy)
There is no tariff so injurious as that with which sectarian bigotry guards its commodities.
E. H. Chapin (Edwin Hubbell Chapin) (Universalist, clergy)
The church-bells of innumerable sects are all chime-bells today, ringing in sweet accordance throughout many lands, and awaking a great joy in the heart of our common humanity
E. H. Chapin (Edwin Hubell Chapin) (Universalist, clergy)
Let us not wait for great occasions, or act for ostentatious ends. Take the chance that occurs, and make the most and best of it
E. H. Chapin (Edwin Hubbell Chapin) “Chances in Life” Providence in Life (Universalist, clergy)
We must be in some way like God in order that we may see God as he is.
E. H. Chapin (Edwin Hubbell Chapin) (Universalist, clergy)
A thousand wheels of labor are turned by dear affections, and kept in motion by self-sacrificing endurance; and the crowds that pour forth in the morning and return at night are daily processions of love and duty.
E. H. Chapin (Universalist, clergy)
There is a sweet anguish springing up in our bosoms when a child’s face brightens under the shadow of the waiting angel. There is an autumnal fitness when age gives up the ghost; and when the saint dies there is a tearful victory.
E. H. Chapin (Edwin Hubbell Chapin) (Universalist, clergy)
It is as bad to clip conscience as to clip coin; it is as bad to give a counterfeit statement as a counterfeit bill
E. H. Chapin (Edwin Hubbell Chapin) (Universalist, clergy)