We know little of the things for which we pray.
I always distrust people who know so much about what God wants them to do to their fellows.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
One baby is a patient baby, and waits indefinitely until its mother is ready to feed it. The other baby is an impatient baby and cries lustily, screams and kicks and makes everybody unpleasant until it is fed. Well, we know perfectly well which baby is attended to first. That is the whole history of politics.
We know that the nature of genius is to provide idiots with ideas twenty years later.
I cannot explain it; but when difficulties arise, I am not perplexed or doubtful. I know how to meet them.
I love to doubt as well as know.
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?
To reform a world, to reform a nation, no wise man will undertake; and all but foolish men know, that the only solid, though a far slower reformation, is what each begins and perfects on himself.
I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.