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" If we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we work upon brass, time will efface it; if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust; but if we work upon immortal minds, if we imbue them with principles, with the just fear of God and love of our fellow-men,... "
Wisdom of the Wise: Pithy and Pointed Sayings of the Best Authors - Page 43
by Caroline Louisa Hunt - 1891 - 95 pages
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The Boston Review, Volume 1

English language - 1861
...imperishable, that they will bear the impress which we place upon them, through endless ages to come. If we work upon marble, it will perish. If we work...will efface it. If we rear temples, they will crumble to the dust. But if we work on men's immortal minds, — if we imbue them with high principles, with...
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The Congregational Review, Volume 1

Congregationalism - 1861
...imperishable, that they will bear the impress which we place upon them, through endless ages to come. If we work upon marble, it will perish. If we work...will efface it. If we rear temples, they will crumble to the dust. But if we work on men's immortal minds, — if we imbue them with high principles, with...
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Vermont School Journal: Devoted to the Educational Interests of ..., Volume 3

Education - 1861
...in known quantities. ' Daniel Webster said: "If we .work upon marble, it will perish ; if we work on brass, time will efface it; if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust; if we work upon immortal minds, if we imbue them with high principles, with just fear of God and of...
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Vermont School Journal and Family Visitor, Volumes 3-4

Education - 1861
...in known quantities. Daniel Webster said : " If we work upon marble, it will perish ;_ if we work on brass, time will efface it; if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust; if we work upon immortal minds, if we imbue them with high principles, with just fear of God and of...
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Companion to English Grammar ...

Jacob Lowres - 1862
...according to the method of simple sentences. Both methods are employed in the following EXAMPLE 26. If we work upon marble, it will perish; if we work...temples, they will crumble into dust; but if we work upon our immortal minds, if we endue them with right principles, with the just fear of God and of our fellow-men,...
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Merry's Museum, Parley's Magazine, Woodworth's Cabinet and ..., Volumes 43-44

1862
...the wheel are all that he hears. [TO BE OONT1NDED.] DANIEL WEBSTER penned the following sentiment : " If we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we work upon brass, time will efface it; if wo rear temples, they will crumble into dust; but if we work upon our immortal minds — if we embue...
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Tercentenary Monument: In Commemoration of the Three Hundredth Anniversary ...

Reformed Church in the United States. General Convention - Heidelberger Katechismus - 1863 - 573 pages
...proclaims and perpetuates the genius whose head and heart instrumentally gave it form and finish. " If we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we work...temples, they will crumble into dust; but if we work on immortal minds, — if we imbue them with principles, with the just fear of God and our fellow-men,...
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Selections from Various Sources

Lydia Howard Sigourney - Commonplace-books - 1863 - 240 pages
...here upon earth." — Seneca. DANIEL WEBSTER. " IF we work on marble, it will perish, if we work on brass, time will efface it. If we rear temples, they...into dust. But if we work upon immortal minds, if we embue them with high principles, with the just fear of God and love of their fellow-men, we engrave...
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The Wisconsin Farmer, Volume 15

Agriculture - 1863
...our desires needs careful watching. A NOBLE SENTIMENT. — If we work upen brass, time will elfaco it ; if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust;...we work upon immortal minds, if we imbue them with principles, with the just fear of God and cur fellow men, we engrave on those tables something that...
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The annual report

National Sunday school union - 1872
...praise of God. It has been eloquently said by one of America's most celebrated statesmen and orators, " If we work upon marble it will perish ; if we work upon brass, time will eft'ace it ; -if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust ; but if we work upon immortal minds...
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