It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil, and let us see what we are made of.
We have come to a turning point in the road. If we turn to the right mayhap our children and our children's children will go that way; but if we turn to the left, generations yet unborn will curse our names for having been unfaithful to God and to His Word.
By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Beware of no man more than of yourself; we carry our worst enemies within us.
Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.
A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.
Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
Free will carried many a soul to hell, but never a soul to heaven.
The greatest enemy to human souls is the self-righteous spirit which makes men look to themselves for salvation.
Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite.
I would go to the deeps a hundred times to cheer a downcast spirit. It is good for me to have been afflicted, that I might know how to speak a word in season to one that is weary.
Many men owe the grandeur of their lives to their tremendous difficulties.
You cannot make a sinner into a saint by killing him. He who does not live as a saint here will never live as a saint hereafter.
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