Knowledge is vain and fruitless which is not reduced to practice.
Those who complain most are most to be complained of.
Whatever we have of this world in our hands, our care must be to keep it out of our hearts, lest it come between us and Christ
He whose head is in heaven need not fear to put his feet into the grave
The way to preserve the peace of the church is to preserve its purity
Eve was not taken out of Adam's head to top him, neither out of his feet to be trampled on by him, but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected by him, and near his heart to be loved by him.
Men cannot expect to do ill and fare well, but to find that done to them which they did to others.
Extraordinary afflictions are not always the punishment of extraordinary sins, but sometimes the trial of extraordinary graces.
The fear of God reigning in the heart is the beauty of the soul.
Here is bread, which strengthens man's heart, and therefore is called the staff of Life.
It is not fit the public trusts should be lodged in the hands of any, till they are first proved and found fit for the business they are to be entrusted with.
Those that are above business.
Do nothing till thou hast well considered the end of it.
Were a man to live as long as Methuselah, and to spend all his days in the highest delights sin can offer, one hour of the anguish and tribulation that must follow, would far outweigh them.
Men of polite learning and a liberal education.
So great was the extremity of his pain and anguish, that he did not only sigh but roar.
The woman was made of a rib out of the side of Adam; not made out of his head to rule over him, nor out of his feet to be trampled upon by him, but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected, and near his heart to be beloved.
Goodness makes greatness truly valuable, and greatness make goodness much more serviceable.
The better day, the worse deed.
Blushing is the colour of virtue.
Sanctified afflictions are spiritual promotions.