Thomas Boston Quotes (5 quotes)
“Let the mantle of worldly enjoyments hang loose about you, that it may be easily dropped when death comes to carry you into another world.”
Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 207. - Secondary Sources
“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in that grey twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.”
The Strenuous Life: Essays and Addresses (1900), Speech to Hamilton Club, Chicago, Ill., 10 Apr. 1899
“Being an artist means ceasing to take seriously that very serious person we are when we are not an artist.”
―Jose Ortega y Gasset
The Dehumanization of Art (1948)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsThomas Boston
Born: March 17, 1676
Died: May 20, 1732 (aged 56)
Occupation: Clergyman, schoolmaster
Bio: Thomas Boston was a Scottish church leader.