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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
H. R. Haweis
  All good government must begin at home.  1
  Emotion is the atmosphere in which thought is steeped, that which lends to thought its tone or temperature, that to which thought is often indebted for half its power.  2
  Emotion, not thought, is the sphere of music; and emotion quite as often precedes as follows thought.  3
  Feeling comes before reflection.  4
  Give God the margin of eternity to justify Himself in.  5
  It is as easy to be a scholar as a gamester.  6
  Man may doubt here and there, but mankind does not doubt.  7
  Precious beyond price are good resolutions. Valuable beyond price are good feelings.  8
  When words end, music begins; when they suggest, it realises.  9
  Words are but poor interpreters in the realms of emotion. When all words end, music begins; when they suggest, it realises; and hence the secret of its strange, ineffable power.  10

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