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|The sense of this word among the Greeks affords the noblest definition of it ; |
enthusiasm signifies " God in us."— Mad I Stafl. Opposition always inflames the
enthusiast, never converts him. — Schiller. No virtue is safe that is not
|Thomas Jefferson “To be innocent is to be not guilty; but to be virtuous is to |
overcome our evil feelings and intentions.” — William Penn “I always admired
virtue — but I could never imitate it.” — Charles II “No virtue is safe that is not
|Goethe observes that enthusiasm is not a herring that can be pickled and kept for |
a few years. Balzac calls enthusiasm “that virtue within a virtue.” Thoreau calls
enthusiasm a supernatural serenity. No virtue is safe that is not enthusiastic, says
|Seabury, David No virtue is safe that is not enthusiastic. - Seeley, Sir John Robert |
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action. - Smiles, Samuel It is
energy -- the central element of which is will -- that produces the miracle that is ...
|"A large part of virtue consists of good habits." William Paley 10. "Virtue and a |
muscle are alike. If neither of these are exercised they get weak and flabby."
Richard Rooney 11. "No virtue is safe that is not enthusiastic." John Seeley 12. "
|No virtue is safe that is not enthusiastic: and only altruism is truly enthusiastic. |
The boy and girl, now young man and young woman, must both learn that
prostitution is a social sin:  the "scarlet woman" has been truly called the
|I do not believe we have begun to grasp the significance of this breakthrough in |
the unfolding of God's plan for his people. The sharing of a faith ... Because 'no
heart is pure that is not passionate and no virtue is safe that is not enthusiastic,'
|We are saved from fire by fire. As was said by Kierkegaard: 'No heart is pure that |
is not passionate, no virtue is safe that is not enthusiastic'. Purity of heart is to will
one thing. That is the meaning of enthusiasm, which literally means God within.
|No heart is pure that is not passionate, and no virtue is safe that is not |
enthusiastic. —Sir John Robert Seeley, Ecce Homo5 Wesleyan spirituality means
“spirited” if it means anything at all. But passion for Wesley did not mean heart-on
|He emphasized the need for strong feeling, and quoted Sir John Robert Seeley, |
a popular nineteenth century British historian and author, as a theme for his book:
"No heart is pure that is not passionate; no virtue is safe that is not enthusiastic.