Frederick William Faber - Quotes

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Every moment of resistance to temptation is a victory. ---->>>

The buried talent is the sunken rock on which most lives strike and founder. ---->>>

Kind words are the music of the world. They have a power which seems to be beyond natural causes, as if they were some angel's song, which had lost its way and come on Earth, and sang on undyingly, smiting the hearts of men with sweetest wounds, and putting for the while an angel's nature into us. ---->>>

Kind thoughts are rarer than either kind words or deeds. They imply a great deal of thinking about others. This in itself is rare. But they also imply a great deal of thinking about others without the thoughts being criticisms. This is rarer still. ---->>>

Many a friendship, long, loyal, and self-sacrificing, rested at first on no thicker a foundation than a kind word. ---->>>

Happiness is a great power of holiness. Thus, kind words, by their power of producing happiness, have also a power of producing holiness, and so of winning men to God. ---->>>

Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence, or learning. ---->>>

Kind words produce happiness. How often have we ourselves been made happy by kind words, in a manner and to an extent which we are unable to explain! ---->>>

It has always seemed to me that a love of natural objects, and the depth, as well as exuberance and refinement of mind, produced by an intelligent delight in scenery, are elements of the first importance in the education of the young. ---->>>

They always win who side with God.

They always win who side with God.

If I may use such a word when I am speaking of religious subjects, it is by voice and words that men 'mesmerize' each other. Hence it is that the world is converted by the voice of the preacher. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: June 28, 1814
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Die: September 26, 1863
Occupation: Theologian
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Frederick William Faber Cong. Orat. (28 June 1814 – 26 September 1863) was a noted English hymn writer and theologian, who converted from Anglicanism to the Catholic priesthood. His best-known work is Faith of Our Fathers. Though he was a Roman Catholic writing for fellow Catholics at that point, many of his hymns today are sung by Protestant congregations (wikipedia)