Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty.
Audacity augments courage; hesitation, fear.
The first step toward finding God, Who is Truth, is to discover the truth about myself: and if I have been in error, this first step to truth is the discovery of my error.
The beauty of the world, which is so soon to perish, has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
It is melancholy to reflect that Mankind has suffered more from ill-judged philanthropy than from calculated malice. The road to Hell is no less harrowing for being paved with good intentions.
Giles St. Aubyn, biography of Ki
The only way to enjoy anything in this life is to earn it first.
The only time to buy these is on a day with no 'y' in it.
To know God and to live is one and the same thing. God is life.
The doctrine of equality! There exists no more poisonous poison: for it seems to be preached by justice itself, while it is the end of justice.
Never does one feel oneself so utterly helpless as in trying to speak comfort for great bereavement. I will not try it. Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother.
Jane Welsh Carlyle
Going to the opera, like getting drunk, is a sin that carries its own punishment with it.
We have come to a turning point in the road. If we turn to the right mayhap our children and our children's children will go that way but if we turn to the left, generations yet unborn will curse our names for having been unfaithful to God and to His Word.
He who begins and does not finish loves their pains.
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