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Handmaid Quotes

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"Education should be the handmaid of citizenship." - Calvin Coolidge

"Labor is the handmaid of religion." - Charles Henry Parkhurst

"Hunger is the handmaid of genius" - Mark Twain

"Let flattery, the handmaid of the vices, be far removed ." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Speech is the mother, not the handmaid, of thought." - Karl Kraus

"Riches are a good handmaid, but the worst mistress." - Francis Bacon

"All good moral philosophy is but the handmaid to religion." - Francis Bacon

"All good moral philosophy is ... but the handmaid to religion." - Francis Bacon

"The past has always been the handmaid of authority." - J. H. Plumb

"Music had always been the handmaid of the Roman liturgy." - Richard Morris

"His time was past, her handmaid Irri declared. No man should live longer than his teeth." - George R R Martin

"Let flattery, the handmaid of the vices, be far removed (from friendship)." - Cicero

"The Church is the handmaid of tyranny and the steady enemy of liberty." - Thomas B. Macaulay

"By viewing Nature, Nature's handmaid Art, Makes mighty things from small beginnings grow." - John Dryden

"I look upon statistics as the handmaid of medicine, but on that very account I hold that it befits medicine to treat her handmaid with proper respect, and not to prostitute her services for controversial or personal purposes." - Karl Pearson

"Let flattery, the handmaid of the vices, be far removed (from friendship). [Lat., Assentatio, vitiorum adjutrix, procul amoveatur.]" - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Art is not the handmaid of politics. It is its own remedy! And its healing is sacral." - William Everson

"Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty." - James Russell Lowell

"Statistics has been the handmaid of science, and has poured a flood of light upon the dark questions of famine and pestilence, ignorance and crime, disease and death." - James A Garfield

"Nature, the handmaid of God Almighty, does nothing but with good advice, if we make research into the true reason of things." - James Howell

"I look upon Phrenology as the guide to philosophy and the handmaid of Christianity. Whoever disseminates true Phrenology is a public benefactor." - Horace Mann

"For Mythology is the handmaid of literature; and literature is one of the best allies of virtue and promoters of happiness." - Thomas Bulfinch

"Truth is its [Justice's] handmaid, freedom is its child, peace is its companion, safety walks in its steps, victory follows in its train; it is the brightest emanation from the gospel; it is the attribute of God." - Sydney Smith

"By viewing nature, nature's handmaid, art, Makes mighty things from small beginnings grow; That fishes first to shipping did impart, Their tail the rudder, and their head the prow." - John Dryden

"Shall it any longer be said that a science [geology], which unfolds such abundant evidence of the Being and Attributes of God, can reasonably be viewed in any other light than as the efficient Auxiliary and Handmaid of Religion?" - William Buckland

"By viewing nature, nature's handmaid art, Makes mighty things from small beginnings grow: Thus fishes first to shipping did impart, Their tail the rudder, and their head the prow." - John Dryden

"Here, reality is not subordinated to painting, indeed painting seems the handmaid of reality, though we feel it tending towards a procedure which, while not at the mercy of appearances, is not yet in conflict with them." - Andre Malraux

"The Cinderella of the church today is the prayer meeting. This handmaid of the Lord is unloved and unwooed because she is not dripping with the pearls of intellectualism, nor glamorous with the silks of philosophy; neither is she enchanting with the tiara of psychology. She wears the homespuns of sincerity and humility and so is not afraid to kneel!" - Leonard Ravenhill

"Anger, even when it punishes the faults of delinquents, ought not to precede reason as its mistress, but attend as a handmaid at the back of reason, to come to the front when bidden. For once it begins to take control of the mind, it calls just what it does cruelly." - George William Curtis

"Blessings on Science, and her handmaid Steam! They make Utopia only half a dream; And show the fervent, of capacious souls, Who watch the ball of Progress as it rolls, That all as yet completed, or begun Is but the dawning that precedes the sun." - Charles Mackay

"The Cinderella of the church today is the prayer meeting. This handmaid of the Lord is unloved and unwooed because she is not dripping with the pearls of intellectualism, nor glamorous with the silks of philosophy; neither is she enchanting with the tiara of psychology. She wears the homespuns of sincerity and humility and so is not afraid to kneel!" - Leonard Ravenhill

"Poverty is never dishonourable in itself, but only when it is a mark of sloth, intemperance, extravagance, or thoughtlessness. When, on the other hand, it is the handmaid of a sober, industrious, righteous, and brave man, who devotes all his powers to the service of the people, it is the sign of a lofty spirit that harbours no mean thoughts" - Plutarch

"I knew from reading about Sarah Grimke that she'd been given a handmaid to be her personal slave and that her name was Hetty. The only other fact I knew about her was that Sarah taught her to read: They conspired in a very subversive way, by locking the door and screening the keyhole." - Sue Monk Kidd



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