One leak will sink a ship: and one sin will destroy a sinner.
There was a castle called Doubting Castle, the owner whereof was Giant Despair.
In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words with out a heart.
When you pray, rather let your heart be without words than your words without heart.
He who bestows his goods upon the poor shall have as much again, and ten times more.
Prayer opens the heart to God, and it is the means by which the soul, though empty, is filled by God.
Words easy to be understood do often hit the mark; when high and learned ones do only pierce the air.
My sword I give to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage, and my courage and skill to him that can get it.
If we have not quiet in our minds, outward comfort will do no more for us than a golden slipper on a gouty foot.
Our heart oft times wakes when we sleep, and God can speak to that, either by words, by proverbs, by signs and similitudes, as well as if one was awake.