God hath prepared a little coronet or special reward (extraordinary and beside the great crown of all faithful souls) for those who have not defiled themselves with women.
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Whatsoever we beg of God, let us also work for it.
Dive on them and squash them if you must.
Secrecy is the chastity of friendship.
Love is a check that can be forged that can be cashed. Love is a...
A religion without mystery must be a religion without God.
Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters...
A wise man shall overrule his stars and have a greater influence upon his own...
Know that you are your greatest enemy, but also your greatest friend.
God hath given to man a short time here upon earth, and yet upon this...
No man is poor who does not think himself so. But if in a full...
Curiosity is the direct incontinency of the spirit.
Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error to an afflicted truth.
He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home, and broods...
A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in a perpetual...
Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.
The best theology is rather a divine life than a divine knowledge.
It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance, for it requires knowledge to perceive...
To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance.
Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.
Every act of virtue is an ingredient unto reward.