The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool.
When the angels present themselves, the devils abscond.
Sean said: My father is necessary to learn meditation nirvana, could actually save your life, it will teach you how to live your mind. His father turned to him and said gently: But mainly mental inhabitant son.
The beautiful seems right by force of beauty and the feeble wrong because of weakness.
This guelder rose, at far too slight a beck of the wind, will toss about her flower-apples.
Thy lips which spake wrong counsel, I kiss close.
Unlike we are, unlike, O princely Heart! Unlike our uses and our destinies... Thou, bethink thee, art a guest for queens to social pageantries, with gages from a hundred brighter eyes than tears even can make mine... what hast though to do with looking from the lattice-lights at me, a poor, tired, wandering singer.
Let the good service of well-deservers be never rewarded with loss. Let their thanks be such as may encourage more strivers for the like.
Suspect suspicion, and doubt only doubt.
Angelic happiness is in service, from service, and according to service.
Charity alone, or love and compassion, is what joins the Lord and a person together.
If God gave the soul his whole creation she would not be filled thereby but only with himself.
It is no proof of a man's understanding to be able to confirm whatever he pleases; but to be able to discern that what is true is true, and that what is false is false, this is the mark and character of intelligence.
Men live a moral life, either from regard to the Diving Being, or from regard to the opinion of the people in the world; and when a moral life is practised out of regard to the Divine Being, it is a spiritual life. Both appear alike in their outward form; but in their inward, they are completely different. The one saves a man, but the other does not; for he that leads a moral life out of regard to the Divine Being is led by him, but he who does so from regard to the opinion of people in the world is led by himself.
So far any one shuns evils, so far as he does good.
The church of the Lord is spread over all the globe, and is thus universal; and all those are in it who have lived in the good of charity in accordance with their religion.
There exists only the present instant... a Now which always and without end is itself new. There is no yesterday nor any tomorrow, but only Now, as it was a thousand years ago and as it will be a thousand years hence.
I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.
Since then 'tis centuries, and yet each feels shorter than the day I first surmised the horses' heads were toward eternity.
He'll love and hate equally under cover, and esteem it a species of impertinence to loved or hated again.