Anyone who is to find Christ must first find the church. How could anyone know where Christ is and what faith is in him unless he knew where his believers are?
I more fear what is within me than what comes from without.
The reproduction of mankind is a great marvel and mystery. Had God consulted me in the matter, I should have advised him to continue the generation of the species by fashioning them out of clay.
Grant that I may not pray alone with the mouth; help me that I may pray from the depths of my heart.
There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.
For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.
Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die.
Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God.
All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired.
Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.