Theodore Parker Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old theodore parker quotes, theodore parker sayings, and theodore parker proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Outward judgment often fails, inward judgment never.     

Theodore Parker

It is very sad for a man to make himself servant to a single thing; his manhood all taken out of him by the hydraulic pressure of excessive business.     

Theodore Parker

Outward judgment often fails, inward judgment never.     

Theodore Parker

Democracy means not 'I am as good as you are' but 'You are as good as I am.     

Theodore Parker

The miser, starving his brother's body, starves also his own soul, and at death shall creep out of his great estate of injustice, poor and naked and miserable.     

Theodore Parker

Magnificent promises are always to be suspected.     

Theodore Parker

The diamond which shines in the Saviour's crown shall burn in unquenched beauty at last on the forehead of every human soul.     

Theodore Parker

Cities have always been the fireplaces of civilization, whence light and heat radiated out into the dark.     

Theodore Parker

Outward judgment often fails, inward judgment never.     

Theodore Parker

The diamond which shines in the Saviour's crown shall burn in unquenched beauty at last on the forehead of every human soul.     

Theodore Parker

Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect.     

Theodore Parker

Silence is a figure of speech, unanswerable, short, cold, but terribly severe.     

Theodore Parker

The most useful is the greatest.     

Theodore Parker

Disappointment is often the salt of life.     

Theodore Parker

Disappointment is often the salt of life.     

Theodore Parker

Nature is God's Old Testament.      

Theodore Parker

Temperance is corporal piety; it is the preservation of divine order in the body.     

Theodore Parker