John Henry Newman Quotes

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Born: February 21, 1801,
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Died: , August 11, 1890
Occupation: Author

A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom, any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise.
- John Henry Newman

Fear not that thy life shall come to an end, but rather that it shall never have a beginning.
- John Henry Newman

From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental principle of my religion: I know no other religion I cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion religion, as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery.
- John Henry Newman

It is often said that second thoughts are best. So they are in matters of judgment but not in matters of conscience.
- John Henry Newman

Let us take things as we find them: let us not attempt to distort them into what they are not... We cannot make facts. All our wishing cannot change them. We must use them.
- John Henry Newman

To live is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often.
- John Henry Newman

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