Granville Sharp quotes

  • Always endeavor to really be what you would wish to appear.
    -- Granville Sharp

    #Wish #Endeavor

  • When the copulative kai [`and'] connects two nouns of the same case, [viz. nouns (either substantive or adjective, or participles), of personal description, respecting office, dignity, affinity, or connexion, and attributes, properties, or qualities, good or ill], if the article [ho], or any of its cases, precedes the first of the said nouns or participles, and is not repeated before the second noun or participle, the latter always relates to the same person that is expressed or described by the first noun or participle: i.e. it denotes a farther description of the first-named person...
    -- Granville Sharp

    #Two #Office #Quality

  • A toleration of slavery is, in effect, a toleration of inhumanity.
    -- Granville Sharp

    #Slavery #Inhumanity

  • An eternity of wishing to speak directly to my Creator - I thought in despair - and this is how He finally contacts me? Through AOL Instant Messenger?

  • Never impose your language on people you wish to reach.

  • Now if you should hear any one say that Lincoln don't [sic] want to go to Congress, I wish you as a personal friend of mine, wouldtell him that you have reason to believe he is mistaken.

  • To endeavor to work upon the vulgar with fine sense is like attempting to hew blocks with a razor.

  • Making your life is ultimately an extraordinarily creative endeavor.

  • Flourishing is not a solo endeavor.

  • Wishing and dreaming are the beginning of all human endeavor.

  • All good writers are sensitive to clichés and endeavor to avoid them

  • When you see a worthy person, endeavor to emulate him. When you see an unworthy person, then examine your inner self.

  • The poet is a creator, not an iconoclast, and never will tamely endeavor to say in prose what can only be expressed in song.