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Josiah Strong Quotes

Josiah Strong Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Josiah Strong
Type:
Clergy
Nationality:
American
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  • 1
    As a rule, our largest cities are the worst governed. Josiah_StrongJosiah Strong
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    Commercial distress in any great business center will the more surely create widespread disaster. Josiah_StrongJosiah Strong
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    For the same reason the saloon, together with the intemperance and the liquor power which it represents, is multiplied in the city. Josiah_StrongJosiah Strong
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    Furthermore, it is significant that the marked characteristics of this race are being here emphasized most. Josiah_StrongJosiah Strong
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    Here, also, has been evolved the form of government consistent with the largest possible civil liberty. Josiah_StrongJosiah Strong
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    Heretofore there has always been in the history of the world a comparatively unoccupied land westward, into which the crowded countries of the East have poured their surplus populations. Josiah_StrongJosiah Strong
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    If I read not amiss, this powerful race will move down upon Mexico, down upon Central and South America, out upon the islands of the sea, over upon Africa and beyond. And can any one doubt that the results of this competition of races will be the "survival of the fittest?" Josiah_StrongJosiah Strong
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    In Europe the various ranks of society are, like the strata of the earth, fixed and fossilized. There can be no great change without a terrible upheaval, a social earthquake. Josiah_StrongJosiah Strong
  • 9
    It seems to me that God, with infinite wisdom and skill, is training the Anglo-Saxon race for an hour sure to come in the world's future. Josiah_StrongJosiah Strong
  • 10
    Long before the thousand millions are here, the mighty centrifugal tendency, inherent in this stock and strengthened in the United States, will assert itself. Josiah_StrongJosiah Strong
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    Not only does the proportion of the poor increase with the growth of the city, but their condition becomes more wretched. Josiah_StrongJosiah Strong
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    Our aristocracy, unlike that of Europe, is open to all comers. Josiah_StrongJosiah Strong
  • 13
    Our fifty principal cities contain 39.3 per cent of our entire German population, and 45.8 per cent of the Irish. Our ten larger cities only nine per cent of the entire population, but 23 per cent of the foreign. Josiah_StrongJosiah Strong
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    The city has become a serious menace to our civilization... It has a peculiar attraction for the immigrant. Josiah_StrongJosiah Strong
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    The rich are richer, and the poor are poorer, in the city than elsewhere; and, as a rule, the greater are the riches of the rich and the poverty of the poor. Josiah_StrongJosiah Strong
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    There are no more new worlds. The unoccupied arable lands of the earth are limited, and will soon be taken. Josiah_StrongJosiah Strong
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    There the union of Church and State tends strongly to paralyze some of the members of the body of Christ. Here there is no such influence to destroy spiritual life and power. Josiah_StrongJosiah Strong
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    This is due partly to the fact that Americans are much better fed than Europeans, and partly to the undeveloped resources of a new country, but more largely to our climate, which acts as a constant stimulus. Josiah_StrongJosiah Strong
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    We have seen... that, although England is by far the richest nation of Europe, we have already outstripped her in the race after wealth, and we have only begun the development of our vast resources. Josiah_StrongJosiah Strong
  • 20
    What if it should be God's plan to people the world with better and finer material? Josiah_StrongJosiah Strong