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.
Quote by Jeremy Taylor
Love is friendship set on fire
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...
Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.
A religion without mystery must be a religion without God.
A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in a perpetual...
Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.
Secrecy is the chastity of friendship.
God hath given to man a short time here upon earth, and yet upon this...
Celibacy, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in perpetual sweetness, but...
He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home, and broods...
Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit
Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches,...
Every act of virtue is an ingredient unto reward.
Whatsoever we beg of God, let us also work for it.
Curiosity is the direct incontinency of the spirit.
Know that you are your greatest enemy, but also your greatest friend.
When you lie down with a short prayer, commit yourself into the hands of your...
If anger proceeds from a great cause, it turns to fury; if from a small...
He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it...