C.N. Douglas, comp. Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical. 1917.
If a traveler does not meet with one who is his better or his equal, let him firmly keep to his solitary journey; there is no companionship with a fool. 1
In order to discover truth, we must be truthful ourselves, and must welcome those who point out our errors as heartily as those who approve and confirm our discoveries. 2
It is the heart that makes the critic, not the nose. 3
No one who has not examined patiently and honestly the other religions of the world can know what Christianity really is, or can join with such truth and sincerity in the words of St. Paul, I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ. 4
The gospel is the fulfillment of all hopes, the perfection of all philosophy, the interpretation of all revelation, the key to all the seeming contradictions of the physical and moral world. 5
The scent of flowers does not travel against the wind; but the odor of good people travels even against the wind: a good man pervades every place. 6 Without a belief in personal immortality, religion surely is like an arch resting on one pillar, like a bridge ending in an abyss. 7