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Perish discretion, when it interferes With duty!


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The sober comfort, all the peace which springs from the large aggregate of little things.

The sober comfort, all the peace which springs from the large aggregate of little things.



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Prayer is not eloquence, but earnestness; not the definition of helplessness, but the feeling of it; not figures of speech, but earnestness of soul.



Forgiveness is the economy of the heart... forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.

Forgiveness is the economy of the heart... forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.



A crown! what is it? It is to bear the miseries of a people! To hear their murmurs, feel their discontents, And sink beneath a load of splendid care!

A crown! what is it? It is to bear the miseries of a people! To hear their murmurs, feel their discontents, And sink beneath a load of splendid care!



Absence in love is like water upon fire; a little quickens, but much extinguishes it.

Absence in love is like water upon fire; a little quickens, but much extinguishes it.



No man ever repented of being a Christian on his death bed.

No man ever repented of being a Christian on his death bed.



The misfortune is, that religious learning is too often rather considered as an act of the memory than of the heart and affections; as a dry duty, rather than a lively pleasure.

The misfortune is, that religious learning is too often rather considered as an act of the memory than of the heart and affections; as a dry duty, rather than a lively pleasure.



We are apt to mistake our vocation by looking out of the way for occasions to exercise great and rare virtues, and by stepping over the ordinary ones that lie directly in the road before us.

We are apt to mistake our vocation by looking out of the way for occasions to exercise great and rare virtues, and by stepping over the ordinary ones that lie directly in the road before us.



There are only two bad things in this world, sin and bile.

There are only two bad things in this world, sin and bile.



The world does not require so much to be informed as to be reminded.

The world does not require so much to be informed as to be reminded.





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Children are very strong and independent characters and can come up with more interesting things than Marlon Brando, and it's sometimes very difficult to direct or order them to do something.

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