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You must lose a fly to catch a trout.

    Topics: Perseverance

A great ship asks deep water.

    Topics: Perseverance

Help thyself, and God will help thee.

    Topics: Perseverance, Helping

One hour's sleep before midnight is worth three after.

    Topics: Philosophy

Praise the sea, but keep on the land.

    Topics: Philosophy

He that will learn to pray, let him go to sea.

    Topics: Prayer

Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night.

    Topics: Prayer

Read as you taste fruit or savor wine, or enjoy friendship, love or life.

    Topics: Reading

The shortest answer is doing.

    Topics: Reasoning

The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition.

    Topics: Satan, Atheism

No sooner is a temple built to God, but the devil builds a chapel hard by.

    Topics: Satan

If I have but enough for myself and family, I am steward only for myself and them; if I have more, I am but a steward of that abundance for others.

    Topics: Stewardship

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