Ambition begat simony simony begat the pope and his brethren, about the time of the Babylonish captivity.
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Some plague the people with too long sermons for the faculty of listening is a tender thing, and soon becomes weary and satiated.
Where God builds a church the devil builds a chapel.
I never work better than when I am inspired by anger for when I am angry, I can write, pray, and preach well, for then my whole temperament is quickened, my understanding sharpened, and all mundane vexations and temptations depart.
Faith is a living and unshakable confidence, a belief in the grace of God so assured that a man would die a thousand deaths for its sake.
Nothing on earth is so well-suited to make the sad merry, the merry sad, to give courage to the despairing, to make the proud humble, to lessen envy and hate, as music
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By education most have been misled; So they believe, because they were bred. The priest continues where the nurse began, And thus the child imposes on the man.
Many an article that I myself penned twenty years ago impresses me now as something quite foreign to myself.
In an age where history is recorded on T-shirts, the very notion of dwelling on the deep structure of an experience has come to appear both arcane and archaic.