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Christianity is a source; no one supply of water and refreshment that comes from it can be called the sum read more

Christianity is a source; no one supply of water and refreshment that comes from it can be called the sum of Christianity. It is a mistake, and may lead to much error, to exhibit any series of maxims, even those of the Sermon on the Mount, as the ultimate sum and formula into which Christianity may be run up.

by Matthew Arnold Found in: Christianity Quotes,
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Truth sits upon the lips of dying men.

Truth sits upon the lips of dying men.

by Matthew Arnold Found in: Truth Quotes,
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All the biblical miracles will at last disappear with the progress of science.

All the biblical miracles will at last disappear with the progress of science.

by Matthew Arnold Found in: Miracles Quotes,
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Culture is "To know the best that has been said and thought in
the world."

Culture is "To know the best that has been said and thought in
the world."

by Matthew Arnold Found in: Education Quotes,
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The Greek word euphuia, a finely tempered nature, gives exactly
the notion of perfection as culture brings us to read more

The Greek word euphuia, a finely tempered nature, gives exactly
the notion of perfection as culture brings us to perceive it; a
harmonious perfection, a perfection in which the characters of
beauty and intelligence are both present, which unites "the two
noblest of things"--as Swift . . . most happily calls them in his
Battle of the Books, "the two noblest of things, sweetness and
light."

by Matthew Arnold Found in: Sweetness Quotes,
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