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John Brown Quotes: Holiness does not consist in mystic speculations, enthusiastic fervours, or uncommanded austerities; it consists in thinking as God thinks, and willing as God wills.
         

Holiness does not consist in mystic speculations, enthusiastic fervours, or uncommanded austerities; it consists in thinking as God thinks, and willing as God wills.


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Here, before God, in the presence of these witnesses, from this time, I consecrate my life to the destruction of slavery!



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I am quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but with blood. I had, as I now think vainly, flattered myself that without very much bloodshed it might be done.



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These men are all talk; What is needed is action - action!

These men are all talk; What is needed is action - action!



I don't think the people of the slave states will ever consider the subject of slavery in its true light till some other argument is resorted to other than moral persuasion.

I don't think the people of the slave states will ever consider the subject of slavery in its true light till some other argument is resorted to other than moral persuasion.



Caution, Sir! I am eternally tired of hearing that word caution. It is nothing but the word of cowardice!

Caution, Sir! I am eternally tired of hearing that word caution. It is nothing but the word of cowardice!



The United States is a place where the men govern, but the women rule.

The United States is a place where the men govern, but the women rule.



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I cannot remember a night so dark as to have hindered the coming day.



The intent and not the deed Is in our power; and, therefore, who dares greatly Does greatly.

The intent and not the deed Is in our power; and, therefore, who dares greatly Does greatly.



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The same eye cannot both look up to heaven and down to earth.





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