Frederick William Robertson Quotes

- Notable Frederick William Robertson Quotes Index -

Born: February 3, 1816,
Birth Country:
Died: , August 15, 1853
Occupation: Author

1.
A silent man is easily reputed wise. A man who suffers none to see him in the common jostle and undress of life, easily gathers round him a mysterious veil of unknown sanctity, and men honor him for a saint. The unknown is always wonderful.
- Frederick William Robertson

2.
In God's world, for those who are in earnest, there is no failure. No work truly done, no word earnestly spoken, no sacrifice freely made, was ever made in vain.
- Frederick William Robertson

3.
Instruction ends in the schoolroom, but education ends only with life. A child is given to the universe to be educated.
- Frederick William Robertson

4.
The Divine wisdom has given us prayer, not as a means whereby to obtain the good things of earth, but as a means whereby we learn to do without them not as a means whereby we escape evil, but as a means whereby we become strong to meet it.
- Frederick William Robertson

5.
The office of poetry is not to make us think accurately, but feel truly.
- Frederick William Robertson

6.
The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds.
- Frederick William Robertson

7.
We win by tenderness. We conquer by forgiveness.
- Frederick William Robertson

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