The man who in this world can keep the whiteness of his soul is not likely to lose it in any other.
I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.
Death is the ugly fact which Nature has to hide, and she hides it well.
In such a porcelain life, one likes to be sure that all is well lest one stumble upon one’s hopes in a pile of broken crockery.
Such evidence is not the only kind which produces belief; though positivism maintains that it is the only kind which ought to produce so high a degree of confidence as all minds have or can be made to have through their agreements.
Obedience is the fruit of faith.
It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.
They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse.
For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray, to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands.
The world is not so much in need of new thoughts as that when thought grows old and worn with usage it should, like current coin, be called in, and, from the mint of genius, reissued fresh and new.