On Noble Living
Has prosperity ever arbitrarily favoured any race, age, colour, gender, or society’s whimsical fancies? Exactly! For as affluence bows to no random conditions but delicately embraces the few that seek her: so noble living spits upon all foolishness but welcomes virtue and industry.
No theory of virtue is equal in value to its practice; live well and not merely talk about it!
The man who is not resolved to degrade himself champions noble living, but foolish prats sport amiss and drool remiss.
There is a stupid intrepidity and foul knowledge which destroys its owner; shun it!
Noble living is the correct improvement of time and the mind, practice it.
Munificence, manly courage, and love of order and principle: these priceless qualities earmark a noble life; own them.
To fear GOD (wisdom), and to depart from evil (understanding): this is noble living.
Factions, far from crowning its members with glory, will, by and by, sacrifice their very lives and story; yes, it will exhibit its last malignity by tarnishing their memories and debasing their graveyards; shun factions!
That is a blessed man, the one who, by the vigour and exactness of his learning, and the manliness and purity of his principles, is ready to transmit knowledge, loyalty, and religion, into the bosom of the land of his sojourn; may The LORD make me that man, in JESUS’s name, Amen
Are you a man of grave learning and serious wisdom, such as is given to strict holiness and righteousness? Beware of the vigilant eyes that watch austerely over you – not in mercy and reverence – but in malice, envy, and revolt.
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