Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Allan Chalmers, fully Allan Knight Chalmers

Presbyterian Evangelist, Leader in Pacifist Movement, Mentor to Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Crises refine life. In them you discover what you are."

"Write your name in kindness, love, and mercy on the hearts of thousands you come in contact with year by year, and you will never be forgotten. Your name and your good deeds will shine as the stars of heaven."

"The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for."

"Music is the language of praise; and one of the most essential preparations for eternity is delight in praising God; a higher acquirement, I do think, than even delight and devotedness to prayer."

"The only popularity worth aspiring after, is the popularity of the heart - the popularity that is won in the bosom of families, and at the side of death beds."