Phillips Brooks Quotes

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The ideal life is in our blood and never will be still.
— Phillips Brooks
A prayer in its simplest definition is merely a wish turned Godward.


Do not be chary of appreciation.  Hearts are unconsciously hungry for it.


Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.
— Phillips Brooks

life character

Life comes before literature, as the material always comes before the work. The hills are full of marble before the world blooms with statues.
— Phillips Brooks

literature creativity

A man who helps a child helps humanity with an immediateness which no other help given to the human creature in any other stage of human life can possibly give again.
— Phillips Brooks
Make a great deal more of your right to praise the good than of your right to blame the bad.  Never let a brave and serious struggle after truth and goodness, however weak it may be, pass unrecognized.

praise Goodness