I know that when I pray, something wonderful happens. Not just to the person or persons for whom I’m praying, but also something wonderful happens to me. I’m grateful that I’m heard.
Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other who never forgets them.
A spirit, breathing the language of independence, is natural to Englishmen, few of whom are disposed to brook compulsion, or submit to the dictates of others, when not softened by reason, or tempered with kindness.
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
I appeal to you, my friends, as mothers: are you willing to enslave your children? You stare back with horror and indignation at such questions. But why, if slavery is not wrong to those upon whom it is imposed?
The Father to whom we pray is the glorious God who created worlds through His Beloved Son.
The mysteries of death and birth occupy women far more than is the case with men, to whom political and mercantile speculations are more congenial.
We know there are poets who are chosen: by what or whom, we no more know than what lies beyond our final breath, or what caused a certain action which resulted in the fulfillment or the desecration and collapse of what we most cared for in life.
Christ was only crucified once and for a few hours. Think of the hundreds of thousands whom Christ has been crucifying in a quiet way ever since.
There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision.