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Брукс, Филлипс

Дата рождения: 13. Декабрь 1835
Дата смерти: 23. Январь 1893

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Филлипс Брукс — американский епископальный священник.

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Цитаты Брукс, Филлипс

„Yet in thy dark streets shineth
The everlasting Light;
The hopes and fears of all the years
Are met in thee to-night.“

—  Phillips Brooks
Context: p>O little town of Bethlehem, How still we see thee lie! Above thy deep and dreamless sleep The silent stars go by;Yet in thy dark streets shineth The everlasting Light; The hopes and fears of all the years Are met in thee to-night.</p O little Town of Bethlehem (1868), reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

„Life comes before literature, as the material always comes before the work.“

—  Phillips Brooks
Context: Life comes before literature, as the material always comes before the work. The hills are full of marble before the world blooms with statues. Literature and Life, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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„O little town of Bethlehem,
How still we see thee lie!“

—  Phillips Brooks
Context: p>O little town of Bethlehem, How still we see thee lie! Above thy deep and dreamless sleep The silent stars go by;Yet in thy dark streets shineth The everlasting Light; The hopes and fears of all the years Are met in thee to-night.</p O little Town of Bethlehem (1868), reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

„His life was like an open stream which keeps the sea from flowing up into it by the eager force with which it flows down into the sea. He was so anxious that the world should be saved that therein was His salvation from the world. He labored so to make the world pure that He never even had to try to be pure Himself.“

—  Phillips Brooks
Context: There are two ways of defending a castle; one by shutting yourself up in it, and guarding every loop-hole; the other by making it an open centre of operations from which all the surrounding country may be subdued. Is not the last the truest safety? Jesus was never guarding Himself, but always invading the lives of others with His holiness. There never was such an open life as His; and yet the force with which His character and love flowed out upon the world kept back, more strongly than any granite wall of prudent caution could have done, the world from pressing in on Him. His life was like an open stream which keeps the sea from flowing up into it by the eager force with which it flows down into the sea. He was so anxious that the world should be saved that therein was His salvation from the world. He labored so to make the world pure that He never even had to try to be pure Himself. Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 108.

„O, do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men! Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks! Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle. But you shall be a miracle.“

—  Phillips Brooks
Context: O, do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men! Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks! Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle. But you shall be a miracle. Every day you shall wonder at yourself, at the richness of life which has come to you by the grace of God. "Going up to Jerusalem", Twenty Sermons (1886), p. 330.

„There are two ways of defending a castle; one by shutting yourself up in it, and guarding every loop-hole; the other by making it an open centre of operations from which all the surrounding country may be subdued. Is not the last the truest safety? Jesus was never guarding Himself, but always invading the lives of others with His holiness.“

—  Phillips Brooks
Context: There are two ways of defending a castle; one by shutting yourself up in it, and guarding every loop-hole; the other by making it an open centre of operations from which all the surrounding country may be subdued. Is not the last the truest safety? Jesus was never guarding Himself, but always invading the lives of others with His holiness. There never was such an open life as His; and yet the force with which His character and love flowed out upon the world kept back, more strongly than any granite wall of prudent caution could have done, the world from pressing in on Him. His life was like an open stream which keeps the sea from flowing up into it by the eager force with which it flows down into the sea. He was so anxious that the world should be saved that therein was His salvation from the world. He labored so to make the world pure that He never even had to try to be pure Himself. Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 108.

„How prudently most men creep into nameless graves, while now and then one or two forget themselves into immortality.“

—  Phillips Brooks
Actually said by Wendell Phillips, on the murder of Elijah Parish Lovejoy, which occurred on November 7, 1837.

„The absence of sentimentalism in Christ's relations with men is what makes His tenderness so exquisitely touching.“

—  Phillips Brooks
Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 59.

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„Duty makes us do things well, but love makes us do them beautifully.“

—  Phillips Brooks
As quoted in Primary Education (1916) by Elizabeth Peabody, p. 190

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„Never be afraid to bring the transcendent mysteries of our faith, Christ's life and death and resurrection, to the help of the humblest and commonest of human wants.“

—  Phillips Brooks
Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 88.

„O morning stars, together
Proclaim the holy birth!
And praises sing to God the King,
And peace to men on earth.“

—  Phillips Brooks
O little Town of Bethlehem, 2nd stanza http://books.google.com/books?id=Uh03AAAAMAAJ&q=%22O+morning+stars+together+Proclaim+the+holy+birth+And+praises+sing+to+God+the+King+And+peace+to+men+on+earth%22&pg=PA15#v=onepage (1868).

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