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John Henry Newman – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by John Henry Newman

 

From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental principle of my religion: I know no other religion I cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion religion, as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery.

– John Henry Newman


It is often said that second thoughts are best. So they are in matters of judgment but not in matters of conscience.

– John Henry Newman


Let us take things as we find them: let us not attempt to distort them into what they are not… We cannot make facts. All our wishing cannot change them. We must use them.

– John Henry Newman


To live is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often.

– John Henry Newman


Fear not that thy life shall come to an end, but rather that it shall never have a beginning.

– John Henry Newman


A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom, any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise.

– John Henry Newman