Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

American Unitarian Clergy

"Under the shadow of earthly disappointment, all unconscious to ourselves, our Divine Redeemer is walking by our side."

"We live too much in platoons; we march by sections; we do not live in our individuality enough; we are slaves to fashion in mind and heart, if not to our passions and appetites."

"When private virtue is hazarded on the perilous cast of expediency, the pillars of the republic, however apparent their stability, are infected with decay at the very centre."