We win by tenderness. We conquer by forgiveness.
The office of poetry is not to make us think accurately, but feel truly.
The humblest occupation has in it materials of discipline for the highest heaven.
Love is not a union merely between two creatures, it is a union between two spirits.
No one can be great, or good, or happy except through the inward efforts of themselves.
Pray till prayer makes you forget your own wish, and leave it or merge it in God's will.
There are three things in the world that deserve no mercy, hypocrisy, fraud, and tyranny.
To turn water into wine, and what is common into what is holy, is indeed the glory of Christianity.
Men... are bettered and improved by trial, and refined out of broken hopes and blighted expectations.
Only so far as a man believes strongly, mightily, can he act cheerfully, or do anything that is worth doing.