Of all things, guard against neglecting God in the secret place of prayer.
The objects of the present life fill the human eye with a false magnification because of their immediacy.
Can you tell a plain man the road to heaven? Certainly, turn at once to the right, then go straight forward.
Let everyone regulate his conduct... by the golden rule of doing to others as in similar circumstances we would have them do to us, and the path of duty will be clear before him.