Peter Butterworth Early Life and Career

Famous quotes containing the words career, life, peter and/or early:

    John Brown’s career for the last six weeks of his life was meteor-like, flashing through the darkness in which we live. I know of nothing so miraculous in our history.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so. Aim above morality.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    I perceive that God is no respecter of persons.
    Bible: New Testament Acts, 10:34.

    Said by Peter at Caesarea; similar wording is found in Romans 2:11: “There is no respect of persons with God.”

    Here is this vast, savage, howling mother of ours, Nature, lying all around, with such beauty, and such affection for her children, as the leopard; and yet we are so early weaned from her breast to society, to that culture which is exclusively an interaction of man on man,—a sort of breeding in and in, which produces at most a merely English nobility, a civilization destined to have a speedy limit.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)