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Do not be deceived; happiness and enjoyment do not lie in wicked ways.

    Topics: Happiness, Sin, Deception

Nothing tends so much to enlarge the mind as travelling, that is, making visits to other towns, cities, or countries beside those in which we were born and educated.

    Topics: Happiness

How divinely full of glory and pleasure shall that hour be when all the millions of mankind that have been redeemed by the blood of the Lamb of God shall meet together and stand around Him, with every tongue and every heart full of joy and praise! How astonishing will be the glory and the joy of that day when all the saints shall join together in one common song of gratitude and love, and of everlasting thankfulness to this Redeemer! With that unknown delight, and inexpressible satisfaction, shall all that are saved from the ruins of sin and hell address the Lamb that was slain, and rejoice in His presence!

    Topics: Heaven, Joy, Thankfulness

Let me be dressed fine as I will, Flies, worms, and flowers, exceed me still.

    Topics: Humility

Satan finds some mischief still for idle hands to do.

    Topics: Idleness, Satan

Acquaint yourself with your own ignorance.

    Topics: Ignorance

Fancy and humour, early and constantly indulged in, may expect an old age overrun with follies.

    Topics: Life, Age

The calmest and serenest hours of life, when the passions of nature are all silent, and the mind enjoys its most perfect composure.

    Topics: Life

Thou sun, whose beams adorn the spheres, and with unwearied swiftness move to form the circles of our years.

    Topics: Life

May I govern my passions with absolute sway, and grow wiser and better as life wears away.

    Topics: Life, Wisdom, Passion

Two sentiments alone suffice for man, were he to live the age of the rocks - love, and the contemplation of the Deity.

    Topics: Love, Worship

When a false argument puts on the appearance of a true one, then it is properly called a sophism or fallacy.

    Topics: Lying

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