It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them by the force of the very passion they have suppressed and think themselves superior to.
Quote by George Santayana
For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
Each religion, so dear to those whose life it sanctifies, and fulfilling so necessary a...
The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous...
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
The Bible is a wonderful source of inspiration for those who don't understand it.
A soul is but the last bubble of a long fermentation in the world.
Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and...
To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired.
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
It is always pleasant to be urged to do something on the ground that one...
Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean....
Bid, then, the tender light of faith to shine By which alone the mortal heart...
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is...
America is a young country with an old mentality.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its...
Take care of your body. Its the only place you have to live.
The miser, starving his brother's body, starves also his own soul, and at death shall...