Francis Wayland

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Francis Wayland (March 11, 1796 – September 30, 1865), was an American Baptist educator and economist. He was president of Brown University and pastor of the First Baptist Church in America in Providence, Rhode Island.

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  • It was Homer who gave laws to the artist.
    • The Iliad and the Bible, reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 45.
  • It was Homer who inspired the poet.
    • The Iliad and the Bible, reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 609.
  • When men differ in any matter of belief, let them meet each other manfully.
    • Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 162.
  • When the fight thickens the captain says, "Steady, boys;" and it is their steadiness which pulls the soldiers through. Fitful soldiers are rarely useful ones. That is our great need to-day, steady Christians — men and women you can count on. Many Christians are like intermittent springs. They flow to-day — to-morrow you cannot get a thimbleful of religious activity out of the dried channel of their lives.
    • Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 248.

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