He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity's sun rise.
Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.
A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.
Eternity is in love with the productions of time.
Christ's crucifix shall be made an excuse for executing criminals.
I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love.
Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.
I was angry with my friend: I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe: I told it not, my wrath did grow.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Fun I love, but too much fun is of all things the most loathsome. Mirth is better than fun, and happiness is better than mirth.
Forgiveness of enemies can only come upon their repentance.
It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but because they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God only.
Imagination is the real and eternal world of which this vegetable universe is but a faint shadow
In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.
That the Jews assumed a right exclusively to the benefits of God will be a lasting witness against them and the same will it be against Christians.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.