Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" ... what we really are. But then, as the world offers more trials on the one hand, so on the other it holds out more duties. If we are called to battle oftener, we have more opportunities of victory. "
The Works of Hannah More - Page 252
by Hannah More - 1836
Full view - About this book

Evangelical Christendom, Volume 46

1892
...kind of knowledge is better than the philosophy of history, comparative philology and all that ? Yes ; he that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city. The one thing needful is to know God so as to be able to walk with God. What will your prodigious attainments...
Full view - About this book

The Arena, Volume 14

1895
...himself while in California to be, under most extreme provocation, a man of marvellous selfcontrol. If he that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city then this man is both good and great. He was while here at all times habitually and many times malignantly...
Full view - About this book

REPUBLIC OR EMPIRE?

WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN - 1899
...disregarding the rights of others. Self-restraint is a difficult virtue to practice. Solomon says that 'he that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city.' The American people have shown that they can take a city; will they be able to restrain the spirit...
Full view - About this book

The Second Battle: Or, The New Declaration of Independence, 1776-1900; an ...

William Jennings Bryan - 1900 - 575 pages
...disregarding the rights of others. Self-restraint is a difficult virtue to practice. Solomon says that 'he that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city.' The American people have shown that they can take a city ; will they be able to restrain the spirit...
Full view - About this book

Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of ...

Freemasons. Grand Lodge of the State of New York - 1900
...that helped to make him what he afterwards became was his power of self-control. The Bible says, " He that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city." Centuries of experience have confirmed the truth of the statement. No man is fit to command who is...
Full view - About this book

British Poets of the Revolution Age: (Burns, Byron, Moore, Scott, Shelley ...

William Clarke Robinson - 1900 - 188 pages
..."demon," and kept himself within control; and his later equanimity proves again the truth that " he who ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city." His poem on " Peter Bell," " The Wagoner," and " Laodomia" (a beautiful tale of faithful wifehood from...
Full view - About this book

Pioneer Days in Kansas

Richard Cordley - 1903 - 274 pages
...been expecting anything of the kind, but I had somehow been led to choose for my text the words, " He that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city." I remember only two sentences: " Alexander conquered the world, but was himself conquered by his passions....
Full view - About this book

Famous Battles of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 4

Charles Welsh - 1904
...the fact that war is a manifestation of the baser passion of human nature. True it is that " he who ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city," and yet war with all its horrors calls for the exercise of all that self-restraint, and all that strength...
Full view - About this book

The Story of Camp Chase: A History of the Prison and Its Cemetery, Together ...

William H. Knauss - 1906 - 407 pages
...live with the determination that the nation's life shall be animated by the philosophy that "He who ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city." It is only when the positive force is supplemented by what might be called the negative force that...
Full view - About this book

Union University: Its History, Influence, Characteristics and ..., Volume 1

Andrew Van Vranken Raymond - 1907
...of the fashionable or ambitious. It must have pondered well and wisely that saying of the wise man, 'he that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city.' It must know how to poise itself on its own convictions of truth and duty, and stand undismayed, though...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF