Elizabeth Fry Famous Quotes & Sayings

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10 Elizabeth Fry Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Elizabeth Fry Sayings: The loveliest, sweetest flower that bloomed in paradise, and the first that died, has rarely The loveliest, sweetest flower that bloomed in paradise, and the first that died, has rarely blossomed since on mortal soil. It is so frail, so delicate, a thing, it is gone if it but look upon itself; and she who ventures to esteem it hers proves by that single thought she has it not.
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Elizabeth Fry Sayings: Does capital punishment tend to the security of the people? By no means. It hardens Does capital punishment tend to the security of the people? By no means. It hardens the hearts of men, and makes the loss of life appear light to them; and it renders life insecure, inasmuch as the law holds out that property is of greater value than life.
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Elizabeth Fry Sayings: I hope, if you should live to grow up, you will endeavour to be very I hope, if you should live to grow up, you will endeavour to be very useful and not spend all your time in pleasing yourself.
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Elizabeth Fry Sayings: I give myself this advice: Do not fear truth, let it be ever so contrary I give myself this advice: Do not fear truth, let it be ever so contrary to inclination and feeling. Never give up the search after it; and let me take courage, and try from the bottom of my heart to do that which I believe truth dictates, if it lead me to be a Quaker or not
Elizabeth Fry Sayings: The confusion and undesigned inaccuracy so often to be observed in conversation, especially in that The confusion and undesigned inaccuracy so often to be observed in conversation, especially in that of uneducated persons, proves that truth needs to be cultivated as a talent, as well as recommended as a virtue.
Elizabeth Fry Sayings: Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal. Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
Elizabeth Fry Sayings: It is an honor to appear on the side of the afflicted It is an honor to appear on the side of the afflicted
Elizabeth Fry Sayings: When thee builds a prison, thee had better build with the thought ever in thy When thee builds a prison, thee had better build with the thought ever in thy mind that thee and thy children may occupy the cells.
Elizabeth Fry Sayings: I wish the state of enthusiasm I am now in may last, for today I I wish the state of enthusiasm I am now in may last, for today I FELT there is a God. I have been devotional and my mind has been led away from the follies that it is mostly wrapped up in.
Elizabeth Fry Sayings: Oh Lord, may I be directed what to do and what to leave undone. Oh Lord, may I be directed what to do and what to leave undone.