Antti - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[We see things as we are, not as they are.]]> <![CDATA[Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance]]> <![CDATA[You and I do not see things as they are. We see things as we are.]]> <![CDATA[He who does not expect a million readers should not write a line.]]> <![CDATA[Life consists in what a person is thinking of all day.]]> <![CDATA[The idol is the measure of the worshipper.]]> <![CDATA[However things may seem, no evil thing is success and no good thing is failure.]]> <![CDATA[Colleges don't make fools, they only develop them.]]> <![CDATA[Difficulties are things that show a person what they are.]]> <![CDATA[Never excuse, never explain, never complain.]]> <![CDATA[Take me to you, imprison me, for I, except you enthrall me, never shall be free, nor ever chaste, except you ravish me.]]> <![CDATA[Where God builds a church the devil builds a chapel.]]> <![CDATA[You should not believe your conscience and your feelings more than the word which the Lord who receives sinners preaches to you.]]> <![CDATA[When I am angry I can pray well and preach well.]]> <![CDATA[Christians are rare people on earth.]]> <![CDATA[I have had more trouble with myself than with any other man.]]> <![CDATA[By the grace of God, I'll be that man.]]> <![CDATA[Where one man reads the Bible, a hundred read you and me.]]> <![CDATA[Faith has to do with things that are not seen, and hope with things that are not in hand.]]> <![CDATA[Faith is trust in what the spirit learned eons ago.]]> <![CDATA[Faith must trample under foot all reason, sense, and understanding.]]> <![CDATA[Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.]]> <![CDATA[Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.]]> <![CDATA[Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers eyes. Being vexed, a sea nourished with lovers tears. What is it else? A madness most discreet, a choking gall and a preserving sweet.]]> <![CDATA[To me, the sea is like a person -- like a child that I've known a long time. It sounds crazy, I know, but when I swim in the sea I talk to it. I never feel alone when I'm out there.]]> <![CDATA[Death is a Dialogue between, the Spirit and the Dust.]]> <![CDATA[Good God! how often are we to die before we go quite off this stage? In every friend we lose a part of ourselves, and the best part.]]> <![CDATA[Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.]]> <![CDATA[The palest ink lasts longer than the most retentive memory.]]> <![CDATA[I am a poor man, but I have this consolation: I am poor by accident, not by design.]]> <![CDATA[The best way to become a successful writer is to read good writing, remember it, and then forget where you remember it from.]]> <![CDATA[The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you can only do a little. Do what you can.]]> <![CDATA[Pain nourishes courage. You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you.]]> <![CDATA[Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness.]]> <![CDATA[There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers.]]> <![CDATA[The desire is thy prayers; and if thy desire is without ceasing, thy prayer will also be without ceasing. The continuance of your longing is the continuance of your prayer.]]> <![CDATA[The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible -- and achieve it, generation after generation.]]> <![CDATA[Things are beautiful if you love them.]]> <![CDATA[Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.]]>