To live for a time close to great minds is the best kind of education.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
The best prayers have often more groans than words.
Temptations, when we first meet them, are like a lion that roared at Samson; but if we overcome them, the next time we see them we shall find a nest of honey within them.
Prayer opens the heart to God, and it is the means by which the soul, though empty, is filled by God.
Peace is that state in which fear of any kind is unknown.
He who would valiant be against all disaster; let him in constancy follow the Master. There's no discouragement shall make him once relent; his first avowed intent to be a pilgrim.
But some love not the method of your first; Romance they count it, throw't away as dust; If I should meet with such, what should I say; Must I slight them as they slight me, or nay?