God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform. He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm.
Quote by William Cowper
It is a terrible thought, that nothing is ever forgotten; that not an oath is...
No wild enthusiast could rest, till half the world like him was possessed.
They whom truth and wisdom lead, can gather honey from a weed.
The earth was made so various, that the mind Of desultory man, studious of change,...
O solitude, where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? Better dwell...
Absence of occupation is not rest; a mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
The solemn fop; significant and budge; A fool with judges, amongst fools a judge
Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will.
Grief is itself a med'cine.
Remorse, the fatal egg that pleasure laid.
The darkest day, if you live till tomorrow, will have past away.
Reasoning at every step he treads, Man yet mistakes his way, Whilst meaner things, whom...
It chills my blood to hear the blest Supreme Rudely appealed to on each trifling...
Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little; we owe it everything. The only...
And diff'ring judgments serve but to declare that truth lies somewhere, if we knew but...
Freedom hath a thousand charms to show, That slaves however contented never know
Thus happiness depends, as nature shows, less on exterior things than most suppose.
An epigram is but a feeble thing - With straw in tail, stuck there by...
Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees.
Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.