Thoughts lead on to purpose, purpose leads on to actions, actions form habits, habits decide character, and character fixes our destiny.
The secret of a good memory is attention, and attention to a subject depends upon our interest in it. We rarely forget that which has made a deep impression on our minds.
Sin with the multitude, and your responsibility and guilt are as great and as truly personal, as if you alone had done the wrong.
The first step to improvement, whether mental, moral, or religious, is to know ourselves - our weakness,errors, deficiencies, and sins, that, by divine grace, we may overcome and turn from them all
Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood.
Prejudices are rarely overcome by argument; not being founded in reason they cannot be destroyed by logic.
Anxiety is the poison of human life; the parent of many sins and of more miseries. In a world where everything is doubtful, and where we may be disappointed, and be blessed in disappointment, why this restless stir and commotion of mind? Can it alter the cause, or unravel the mystery of human events?