J. E. Boodin

J. E.
Boodin
1854
1920

Professor of Philosophy and Author

Author Quotes

Creation means the transformation of an otherwise chaotic world into a thing of order and beauty.

There is the laughter which is born out of the pure joy of living, the spontaneous expression of health and energy - the secret laughter of the child. This is a gift of God. There is the warm laughter of the kindly soul which heartens the discouraged, gives health to the sick and comfort to the dying... There is, above all, the laughter that comes from the eternal joy of creation, the joy of making the world new, the joy of expressing the inner riches of the soul - laughter that triumphs over pain and hardship in the passion for an enduring ideal, the joy of bringing the light of happiness, of truth and beauty into a dark world. This is divine laughter par excellence.

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First Name
J. E.
Last Name
Boodin
Birth Date
1854
Death Date
1920
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Professor of Philosophy and Author