Don't you believe that there is in man a deep so profound as to be hidden even to him in… (read more)
Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric?… (read more)
Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the… (read more)
If we live good lives, the times are also good. As we are, such are the times.
If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don't like, it is not the gospel… (read more)
It is not the punishment but the cause that makes the martyr.
It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.