I think vital religion has always suffered when orthodoxy is more regarded than virtue. The scriptures assure me that at the last day we shall not be examined on what we thought but what we did.
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.
Many have quarreled about religion that never practiced it
Grief for a dead Wife, and a troublesome Guest, Continues to the threshold, and there is at rest; But I mean such wives as are none of the bestÓ
To Follow by faith alone is to follow blindly.
The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason.
Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.
Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt
Pride is said to be the last vice the good man gets clear of
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments
Pride is as loud a beggar as want, and a great deal more saucy
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement,achievement, and success have no meaning.
Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter.
The person who deserves most pity is a lonesome one on a rainy day who doesn't know how to read.