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Let things true be preferred to things false, things eternal to things momentary, things useful to things agreeable.
- Lucius Caelius Lactantius

    Topics: Truth

The truth only irritates those it enlightens, but does not convert.
- Pasquier Quesnel

    Topics: Truth

For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst and provide for it.
- Patrick Henry

    Topics: Truth

Truth and love are two of the most powerful things in the world; and when they both go together they cannot easily be withstood.
- Ralph Cudworth

    Topics: Truth, Love

Being virtuous is no feat once temptation ceases.
- Arnold Glasow

    Topics: Virtue, Temptation

The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear.
- Daniel Defoe

    Topics: Virtue

True pleasure is the companion and associate of virtue.
- Lucius Caelius Lactantius

    Topics: Virtue

Virtue, morality, and religion. This is the armor, my friend, and this alone that renders us invincible. These are the tactics we should study. If we lose these, we are conquered, fallen indeed, so long as our manners and principles remain sound, there is no danger.
- Patrick Henry

    Topics: Virtue

We have fought this fight as long, and as well as we know how. We have been defeated. For us as a Christian people, there is now but one course to pursue. We must accept the situation.
- Robert E. Lee

    Topics: War, Contentment

What a cruel thing war is... to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors.
- Robert E. Lee

    Topics: War, Hatred

The first point of wisdom is to discern that which is false; the second, to know that which is true.
- Lucius Caelius Lactantius

    Topics: Wisdom, Discernment

Now all the knowledge and wisdom that is in creatures, whether angels or men, is nothing else but a participation of that one eternal, immutable and increased wisdom of God.
- Ralph Cudworth

    Topics: Wisdom, Knowledge

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