Seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand.
The words printed here are concepts. You must go through the experiences.
Faith is to believe what we do not see; and the reward of this faith is to see what we believe.
And behold you were within me,and I out of myself, and there I searched for you.
We make a ladder of our vices, if we trample those same vices underfoot.
Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
Passion is the evil in adultery. If a man has no opportunity of living with another man’s wife, but if it is obvious for some reason that he would like to do so, and would do so if he could, he is no less guilty than if he was caught in the act.
The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
Better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all.
It seems to me that an unjust law is no law at all.
To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
There is something in humility which strangely exalts the heart.
I want my friend to miss me as long as I miss him.
In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
God is not what you imagine or what you think you understand. If you understand you have failed.
Grant what thou commandest and then command what thou wilt.
Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.