Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

George Dana Boardman "The Younger"

Burmese-born American Baptist Missionary and Clergyman, Founded Boardman Foundation in Christian Ethics

"Sow an act, and you reap a habit; sow a habit, and you reap a character; sow a character, and you reap a destiny."

"The law of the harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit; sow a habit, and you reap a character; sow a character, and you reap a destiny."

"Let us not say, every man is the architect of his own fortune; but let us say, every man is the architect of his character."

"The ignorant man marvels at the exceptional; the wise man marvels at the common; the greatest wonder of all is the regularity of nature."

"The world is dying for want, not of good preaching, but of good hearing."

"We need a spirit of adoption to take us out of the foundling hospital of the world, and to put us into the celestial family."