Arthur Penrhyn Stanley quotes

  • A happy marriage is a new beginning of life, a new starting point for happiness and usefulness.
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #Anniversary #New Beginnings #Happy Marriage

  • Christ pitied because He loved, because He saw through all the wretchedness, and darkness, and bondage of evil; that there was in every human soul a possibility of repentance, of restoration; a germ of good, which, however stifled and overlaid, yet was capable of recovery, of health, of freedom, of perfection.
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #Recovery #Perfection #Evil

  • Blessed are they who, in the calm moments of retirement, of worship, of prayer, of silent waiting, have found that to "the weary and heavy laden " Christ can indeed give rest; that compared with the heavy bondage of the world or the exactions of human systems, His yoke indeed is easy, and His burden is light.
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #Retirement #Prayer #Blessed

  • It is through the multitudinous mass of living human hearts, of human acts and words of love and truth, that the Christ of the first century has become the Christ of the nineteenth.
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #Heart #Firsts #Christ

  • The greatness of God is the true rebuke to the littleness of men. The greatness of Christ is the true rebuke to the littleness of Christians.
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #Christian #Greatness #Men

  • God grant that as our horizon of duty is widened, our minds may widen with it; that as our burden is increased, our shoulders may be strengthened to bear it. God grant to us that spirit of wisdom and understanding, uprightness, and godly fear, without which, even in greatest things there is nothing; with which, even in the smallest things there is every thing.
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #Godly #Understanding #Mind

  • Christianity is, above all other religions ever known, a religion of sacrifice. It is a religion founded on the greatest of all sacrifices, the sacrifice of the Incarnation, culminating in the sacrifice on Calvary.
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #Sacrifice #Christianity #Calvary

  • Is there no reconciliation of some ancient quarrel, no payment of some long outstanding debt, no courtesy or love or honor to be rendered to those to whom it has long been due; no charitable, humble, kind, useful deed, by which you can promote the glory of God, or good-will among men, or peace upon earth? If there be any such, I beseech you, in God's name, in Christ's name, go and do it.
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #Humble #Men #Names

  • The more we can be raised above the petty vexations and pleasures of this world into the eternal life to come, the more shall we be prepared to enter into that eternal life whenever God shall please to call us hence.
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #World #Vexation #Eternity

  • High above all earthly lower happiness, the blessedness of the eight Beatitudes towers into the heaven itself. They are white with the snows of eternity; they give a space, a meaning, a dignity to all the rest of the earth over which they brood.
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #Bible #White #Space

  • We must never throw away a bushel of truth because it happens to contain a few grains of chaff.
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #Truth #Truth Is #Grain

  • The cross of Christ is the pledge to us that the deepest suffering may be the condition of the highest blessing; the sign, not of God's displeasure, but of His widest and most compassionate face.
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #Blessing #Suffering #May

  • That is a true sentiment which makes us feel that we do not love our country less, but more, because we have laid up in our minds the knowledge of other lands and other institutions and other races, and have had enkindled afresh within us the instinct of a common humanity, and of the universal beneficence of the Creator.
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #Country #Race #Land

  • Give us a man, young or old, high or low, on whom we know we can thoroughly depend, who will stand firm when others fail; the friend faithful and true, the adviser honest and fearless, the adversary just and chivalrous,-in such a one there is a fragment of the Rock of Ages.
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #Friendship #Men #Rocks

  • The true call of a Christian is not to do extraordinary things, but to do ordinary things in an extraordinary way.
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #Love #Christian #Ordinary Things

  • I think in reality the Japanese have to make changes in monetary policy, otherwise we're still going to be dealing with some upward pressure on the yen against the dollar.
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #Reality #Thinking #Dollars

  • I have looked on scenery as a strange and on scenery more grand, but on scenery at once so strange and so grand I have never looked and probably never shall again.
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #Strange #Advocating #Scenery

  • Each one of us is bound to make the little circle in which he or she lives better and happier. Bound to see that out of that small circle the widest good may flow.
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #Circles #Community #May

  • In the long term, there are many factors that will help the luxury market, the creation of new wealth and the Asian tourist boom
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #Luxury #Long #Tourists

  • Doubtless there are times when controversy becomes a necessary evil. But let us remember that it is an evil.
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #Evil #Necessary Evil #Remember

  • The true religion of Jesus Christ our Saviour is that which penetrates, and which receives all the warmth of the heart, and all the elevation of the soul, and all the energies of the understanding, and all the strength of the will.
    -- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

    #Jesus #Heart #Understanding