I don't like these cold, precise, perfect people who, in order not to speak wrong never speak at all, and in order not to do wrong, never do anything.
Henry Ward Beecher (1813 - 1887)
Contributed by: Zaady
The elect, those who will; the non-elect, those who won't.
If you want your neighbor to know what the Christ spirit will do for him, let him see what it has done for you.
Expedients are for the hour; principles for the ages.
Men strengthen each other in their faults. Those who are alike associate together, repeat the things which all believe, defend and stimulate their common faults of disposition, and each one receives from the others a reflection of his own egotism.
Source: Eyes & Ears
Flattery is praise insincerely given for an interested purpose.
Source: Eyes and Ears
Christ is risen! There is life, therefore, after death! His resurrection is the symbol and pledge of universal resurrection!
Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.
Conceited men often seem a harmless kind of men, who, by an overweening self-respect, relieve others from the duty of respecting them at all.
Nothing marks the change from the city to the country so much as the absence of grinding noises. The country is never silent. But its sounds are separate, distinct, and as it were, articulate.
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