She loved him because he had brought her back to life. She had been like a caterpillar in a cocoon, and he had drawn her out and shown her that she was a butterfly.
The duck swallows the worm, the fox kills the duck, the men shoot the fox, and the devil hunts the men.
The most expensive part of building is the mistakes.
To someone standing in the nave, looking down the length of the church toward the east, the round window would seem like a huge sun exploding into innumerable shards of gorgeous color.
When you're thinking, please remember this: excessive pride is a familiar sin, but a man may just as easily frustrate the will of God through excessive humility.
But the lesson of Abraham's story is that God demands the best we have to offer, that which is most precious to us.
Having faith in God did not mean sitting back and doing nothing. It meant believing you would find success if you did your best honestly and energetically.
He had been granted his life's wish-but conditionally.
His aim was the glory of God, but the glory of Philip pleased him too.
I imagined it. I wrote it. But I guess I never thought I'd see it.
In both cases, weakness and scruples had defeated strength and ruthlessness.
It was an odd thing to do, to stand in a street in the hope of seeing someone who hardly knew him, but he did not want to move.
Knotty theological questions are the least worrying of problems to me. Why? Because they will be resolved in the hereafter, and meanwhile they can be safely shelved.
Nevertheless, the book gave Jack a feeling he had never had before, that the past was like a story, in which one thing led to another, and the world was not a boundless mystery, but a finite thing that could be comprehended.
Proportion is the heart of beauty.
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