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We cannot pass our guardian angel's bounds, resigned or sullen, he will hear our sighs.

We make a ladder for ourselves of our vices, if we trample those same vices underfoot.

What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.

What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.
[One Day]

What you are must always displease you, if you would attain to that which you are not.

When large numbers of people share their joy in common, the happiness of each is greater because each adds fuel to the other's flame.
[Lighten Up]

Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth, O Lord. The hairs of his head are easier by far to count than his feeling, the movements of his heart.

Will is to grace as the horse is to the rider.

Wouldst thou have thy flesh obey thy spirit? Then let thy spirit obey thy God. Thou must be governed, that thou may'st govern.

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