An illness is like a journey into a far country; it sifts all one's experience and removes it to a point so remote that it appears like a vision.
Jesus Christ is to me the outstanding personality of all time, all history, both as Son of God and as Son of Man. Everything he ever said or did has value for us today and that is something you can say of no other man, dead or alive. There is no easy middle ground to stroll upon. You either accept Jesus or reject him.
The sword conquered for a while, but the spirit conquers for ever!
I love the place; the magnificent books; I require books as I require air.
Each time he hears Jews groan, he tries to break his chains- but God has vowed not to release him (the Messiah) till the Jews tear the chains from his hands.
Without a love of humankind there is no love of God.
Through our soul is our contact with heaven.
The lash may force men to physical labor; it cannot force them to spiritual creativity.