John Jay Chapman

John Jay Chapman (March 2, 1862 – November 4, 1933) was an American author.

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    The worst enemy of good government is not our ignorant foreign voter, but our educated domestic railroad president, our prominent business man, our leading lawyer.
    —John Jay Chapman (1862–1933)

    And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death.
    —Bible: New Testament St. John the Divine, in Revelation, 6:8.

    Our goodness comes solely from thinking on goodness; our wickedness from thinking on wickedness. We too are the victims of our own contemplation.
    —John Jay Chapman (1862–1933)

    Is there something in trade that dessicates and flattens out, that turns men into dried leaves at the age of forty? Certainly there is. It is not due to trade but to intensity of self- seeking, combined with narrowness of occupation.... Business has destroyed the very knowledge in us of all other natural forces except business.
    —John Jay Chapman (1862–1933)