Was ever grief like mine?
George Herbert (1593 - 1633)
Source: The Temple, The Church Porch
Contributed by: Zaady
Hell is full of good meanings and wishings.
Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.
Dare to be true: nothing can need a lie; A fault, which needs it most, grows two thereby.
An ill deed cannot bring honor.
Teach me, my God and King, In all things Thee to see, And what I do in any thing To do it as for Thee.
Source: The Temple, The Elixir
The eyes have one language everywhere.
The book of books, the storehouse and magazine of life and comfort, the holy Scriptures.
Source: A Priest to the Temple, ch. 4.
Grasp not at much, for fear thou losest all.
Source: The Temple, The Size
He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven, for everyone has need to be forgiven.
The best mirror is an old friend.
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