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
Curiosity is the direct incontinency of the spirit.
Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit
Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters...
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.
Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.
A wise man shall overrule his stars and have a greater influence upon his own...
A religion without mystery must be a religion without God.
Love is friendship set on fire
No man is poor who does not think himself so. But if in a full...
Grumbling is the death of love.
Secrecy is the chastity of friendship.
It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance, for it requires knowledge to perceive...
He that is proud of riches is a fool. For if he is exalted above...
We each define our god, and from this definition, we set the criteria for self-love
Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches,...
He that does a base thing in zeal for his friend burns the golden thread...
Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error to an afflicted truth.
Know that you are your greatest enemy, but also your greatest friend.
He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it...