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    Providence has nothing good or high in store for one who does not resolutely aim at something high or good. A purpose is the eternal condition of success.

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Fear not, but trust in Providence,
Wherever thou may'st be.

Fear not, but trust in Providence,
Wherever thou may'st be.

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For it would have been better that man should have been born
dumb, nay, void of all reason, rather read more

For it would have been better that man should have been born
dumb, nay, void of all reason, rather than that he should employ
the gifts of Providence to the destruction of his neighbor.
[Lat., Mutos enim nasci, et egere omni ratione satius fuisset,
quam providentiae munera in mutuam perniciem convertere.]

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There are many scapegoats for our sins, but the most popular is providence.

There are many scapegoats for our sins, but the most popular is providence.

by Mark Twain Found in: Providence Quotes,
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Perhaps Providence by some happy change will restore those things
to their proper places.
[Lat., Deus haec fortasse read more

Perhaps Providence by some happy change will restore those things
to their proper places.
[Lat., Deus haec fortasse benigna
Reducet in sedem vice.]

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Lap of providence.

Lap of providence.

by Humphrey Prideaux Found in: Providence Quotes,
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Destroy all creatures for thy sport or gust,
Yet cry, if man's unhappy, God's unjust.

Destroy all creatures for thy sport or gust,
Yet cry, if man's unhappy, God's unjust.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Providence Quotes,
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Behind a frowning Providence
He hides a smiling face.

Behind a frowning Providence
He hides a smiling face.

by William Cowper Found in: Providence Quotes,
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The superior man is the providence of the inferior. He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak, and read more

The superior man is the providence of the inferior. He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak, and a shield for the defenseless.

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The longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth, that God governs in the affairs of read more

The longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth, that God governs in the affairs of man; and if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without his aid?

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Providence Quotes,
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