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Scoff not at the natural defects of any which are not in their power to amend. It is cruel to beat a cripple with his own crutches!

    Topics: Mercy, Discretion

Miracles are the swaddling clothes of infant churches.

    Topics: Miracles, Church

Be the business never so painful, you may have it done for money.

    Topics: Money, Business

God makes, and apparel shapes: but it's money that finishes the man.

    Topics: Money

Place not thy amendment only in increasing thy devotion, but in bettering thy life. It is the damning hypocrisy of this age that it slights all good morality, and spends its zeal in matters of ceremony, and a form of godliness without the power of it.

    Topics: Morality, Godliness

Poetry is music in words: and music is poetry in sound: both excellent sauce, but those have lived and died poor, who made them their meat.

    Topics: Music

Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune.

    Topics: Music

As for those parents who will not use the rod upon their children, I pray God He useth not their children as a rod for them.

    Topics: Parents
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all.

    Topics: Patience

A good horse should be seldom spurred.

    Topics: Patience

A man in passion rides a horse that runs away with him.

    Topics: Patience, Passion

Abused patience turns to fury.

    Topics: Patience, Anger

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