God loves us; the devil hates us. God wants us to have a fulness of joy as He has. The devil wants us to be miserable as he is. God gives us commandments to bless us. The devil would have us break these commandments to curse us.
Godly sorrow is a gift of the Spirit. It is a deep realization that our actions have offended our Father and our God. It is the sharp and keen awareness that our behavior caused the Savior, He who knew no sin, even the greatest of all, to endure agony and suffering.
First our pleasures die – and then our hopes, and then our fears – and when these are dead, the debt is due dust claims dust – and we die too.
It is a truism that children need more of Mother than of money.
Bad experience is a school that only fools keep going to.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Pride is ugly. It says, ‘If you succeed, I am a failure.’
The fact that a book or publication is popular does not necessarily make it of value.
Obscenity, which is ever blasphemy against the divine beauty in life, is a monster for which the corruption of society forever brings forth new food, which it devours in secret.
Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.