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Born in 1745 / Died in 1833 / United Kingdom / English

Quotes by Hannah More

If faith produce no works, I see That faith is not a living tree. Thus faith and works together grow, No separate life they never can know. They're soul and body, hand and heart, What God hath joined, let no man part.
Idleness among children, as among men, is the root of all evil, and leads to no other evil more certain than ill temper.
Going to the opera, like getting drunk, is a sin that carries its own punishment with it.
Depart from discretion when it interferes with duty.
Luxury! more perilous to youth than storms or quicksand, poverty or chains.
Love never reasons, but profusely gives; it gives like a thoughtless prodigal its all, and then trembles least it has done to little.
Goals help you overcome short-term problems.
Forgiveness is the economy of the heart... forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.
The wretch who digs the mine for bread, or ploughs, that others may be fed, feels less fatigued than that decreed to him who cannot think or read.