Books are not men and yet they stay alive.
God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses.
Men are like trees: each one must put forth the leaf that is created in him.
The strength of a man consists in finding out the way God is going, and going that way.
A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.
If a man meets with injustice, it is not required that he shall not be roused to meet it; but if he is angry after he has had time to think upon it, that is sinful. The flame is not wrong, but the coals are.
Many men are mere warehouses full of merchandise--the head, the heart, are stuffed with goods.... There are apartments in their souls which were once tenanted by taste, and love, and joy, and worship, but they are all deserted now, and the rooms a
Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.
Caution and conservatism are expected of old age; but when the young men of a nation are possessed of such a spirit, when they are afraid of the noise and strife caused by the new applications of the truth, Heaven save the land! Its funeral bell has already rung.
All men are tempted. There is no man that lives that can't be broken down, provided it is the right temptation, put in the right spot.
Success is full of promise till men get it; and then it is last year's nest from which the bird has flown.
Evil men of every degree will use you, flatter you, lead you on until you are useless; then, if the virtuous do not pity you, or God compassionate, you are without a friend in the universe.