I would rather be what God chose to make me than the most glorious creature that I could think of; for to have been thought about, born in God's thought, and then made by God, is the dearest, grandest, and most precious thing in all thinking.
Topics: Contentment, Life Source: Quoted by J. R. Miller, Finding One's Mission, Peiner Publications, n.d., p. 2.
How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.
I firmly believe people have hitherto been a great deal too much taken up about doctrine and far too little about practice. The word "doctrine," as used in the Bible, means teaching of duty, not theory.