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A fault, once denied, is twice committed.

    Topics: Sin

The blush is nature's alarm at the approach of sin, and her testimony to the dignity of virtue.

    Topics: Sin, Virtue

He that falls into sin is a man, that grieves at it is a saint, that boasteth of it is a devil; yet some glory in that shame, counting the stains of sin the best complexion of their souls.

    Topics: Sin, Boasting

Dwell not too long upon sports; for as they refresh a man that is weary, so they weary a man that is refreshed.

    Topics: Sports

Marshall thy notions into a handsome method. One will carry twice more weight packed up in bundles, than when it lies flapping and hanging about his shoulders.

    Topics: Stewardship

Tis better to suffer wrong than do it.

    Topics: Suffering, Discretion

Misfortunes tell us what fortune is.

    Topics: Suffering

That which is bitter to endure may be sweet to remember.

    Topics: Suffering, Bitterness, Endurance

Truth is the daughter of God.

    Topics: Truth

Most marvellous and enviable is that fecundity of fancy which can adorn whatever it touches, which can invest naked fact and dry reasoning with unlooked for beauty, make flowers bloom even on the brow of the precipice, and turn even the rock itself into moss and lichens. This faculty is most important for the vivid and attractive exhibition of truth to the minds of men.

    Topics: Truth, Beauty

Get the facts, or the facts will get you. And when you get em, get em right, or they will get you wrong.

    Topics: Truth

Seeing's believing, but feeling's the truth.

    Topics: Truth, Believing

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