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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 Christian Witness, and Church Member's Magazine, Volume 21

Theology - 1864
...expressed surprise that he spent so much time over one picture. And do not we work " for eternity ?" " If we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we work...we rear temples, they will crumble into dust ; but it' we work upon immortal minds — if we imbue them with principles, with the just fear of God, and...
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The National Preacher, Volumes 39-40

Religion - 1865
...worlds. But I am contemplating its results in the other. A great American orator has eloquently said, "If we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we work...work upon immortal minds — if we imbue them with high principles, with the just fear of God and their fellow men, we engrave on these tables something...
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Ohio Educational Monthly, Volume 14

Education - 1865
...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 mindg, if we imbue them with high principles, with the...
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Our work: 4 lects. on Sunday school teaching

William Howse Groser - 1865
...we place upon them for endless ages to come. If we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we engrave upon brass, time will efface it ; if we rear temples, they will crumble to dust. But if we work on men's immortal minds, if we imbue them with high principles, with the just...
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Illinois Teacher: Devoted to Education, Science and Free Schools, Volume 12

Education - 1866
...really valuable oral instruction. A NOBLE SENTIMENT. — Daniel Webster gave utterance to the following: "If we work upon marble, it will perish; if we work...with right principles, with the just fear of God and our fellow men, we engrave on those tables something that will brighten through all eternity." 36 THE...
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The Primitive Church (or Baptist) Magazine, Volumes 23-24

Primitive Baptists - 1866
...many a poor and wretched home. AIM at pleasing God in all things, and you will never go far astray. IF we work upon marble, it will perish. If we work...it. If we rear temples, they will crumble into dust. Bui, if we work upon immortal minds, —if we imbue them with high principles, — with the just fear...
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The R.I. Schoolmaster, Volume 12

Education - 1866
...intellect and heart. We know, when we work upon materials place upon them through endless ages to come. If we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we work...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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Wisconsin Journal of Education, Volume 10

Education - 1867
...Med. Soc. — Massachusetts Teacher. A. NOBLE SENTIMENT. — Daniel Webster penned the following : " If we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we work...work upon immortal minds — if we imbue them with principles, with the just fear of God and our fellow men, we engrave on those tables something that...
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American Journal of Dental Science

Dentistry - 1867
...should be active, and growing. Said Webster the statesman : " If we work upon marble it will perish—if we work upon brass time will efface it; if we rear...they will crumble into dust ; but if we work upon our immortal minds—if we endue them with principles—with thojust fear of God, and our fellow men...
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Genealogical Sketch of the First Three Generations of Prebles in America ...

George Henry Preble - Portland (Me.) - 1868 - 336 pages
...dread of bodily pain, but human pride shrinks from the darkness of the grave." Says Daniel Webster, " If we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we work...we work upon immortal minds, if we imbue them with high principles, with the just fear of God and of our fellow-men, we engrave upon those tablets something...
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