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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Celibacy, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in perpetual sweetness, but...
No man is poor who does not think himself so. But if in a full...
Love is a check that can be forged that can be cashed. Love is a...
Secrecy is the chastity of friendship.
Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches,...
A wise man shall overrule his stars and have a greater influence upon his own...
Whatsoever we beg of God, let us also work for it.
To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance.
A religion without mystery must be a religion without God.
Love is friendship set on fire.
He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it...
God hath given to man a short time here upon earth, and yet upon this...
Know that you are your greatest enemy, but also your greatest friend.
He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home, and broods...
The best theology is rather a divine life than a divine knowledge.
When you lie down with a short prayer, commit yourself into the hands of your...
Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error to an afflicted truth.
Dive on them and squash them if you must.
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...