I think in order to move forward into the future, you need to know where you've been.
It is as pleasant as it is unusual to see thoroughly good people getting their deserts.
Play and pray; but on the whole do not pray when you are playing and do not play when you are praying.
Every contrition for sin is apt to encourage a not quite charitable wish that other people should exhibit a similar contrition.
Of Adam and Eve: They had what they wanted. That they did not like it when they got it does not alter the fact that they certainly got it.
Many promising reconciliations have broken down because while both parties come prepared to forgive, neither party come prepared to be forgiven.
It is easier often to forgive than to be forgiven; yet it is fatal to be willing to be forgiven by God and to be reluctant to be forgiven by men.
To forgive and to be forgiven are the two points of holy magnificence and holy modesty; round these two centres the whole doctrine of largesse revolves.
Job plunges into a series of demands on and accusations of God which may be and indeed are epigrams of high intelligence, but are not noticeably patient.