John Jay Chapman - Quotes

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Everybody in America is soft, and hates conflict. The cure for this, both in politics and social life, is the same - hardihood. Give them raw truth. ---->>>

Too much agreement kills the chat. ---->>>

Good government is the outcome of private virtue. ---->>>

People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they are catching cold. ---->>>

A magazine or a newspaper is a shop. Each is an experiment and represents a new focus, a new ratio between commerce and intellect. ---->>>

A vision of truth which does not call upon us to get out of our armchair - why, this is the desideratum of mankind. ---->>>

Wherever you see a man who gives someone else's corruption, someone else's prejudice as a reason for not taking action himself, you see a cog in The Machine that governs us. ---->>>

Benevolence alone will not make a teacher, nor will learning alone do it. The gift of teaching is a peculiar talent, and implies a need and a craving in the teacher himself.

Benevolence alone will not make a teacher, nor will learning alone do it. The gift of teaching is a peculiar talent, and implies a need and a craving in the teacher himself.

All progress is experimental. ---->>>

Our goodness comes solely from thinking on goodness; our wickedness from thinking on wickedness. We too are the victims of our own contemplation. ---->>>

Politics is organized hatred, that is unity. ---->>>

People who love soft methods and hate iniquity forget this; that reform consists in taking a bone from a dog. Philosophy will not do it. ---->>>

The world of politics is always twenty years behind the world of thought. ---->>>

The present in New York is so powerful that the past is lost. ---->>>

The reason for the slow progress of the world seems to lie in a single fact. Every man is born under the yoke, and grows up beneath the oppressions of his age. ---->>>

I want to find someone on the earth so intelligent that he welcomes opinions which he condemns. ---->>>

It is three and a half hours long, four characters wide and a cesspool deep. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: March 2, 1862
Birthplace:
Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Poet
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John Jay Chapman (March 2, 1862 – November 4, 1933) was an American author.(wikipedia)