Religion is no more possible without prayer than poetry without language or music without atmosphere.
The scepticism which men affect towards their higher inspirations is often not an honest doubt, but a guilty negligence, and is a sign of narrow mind and defective wisdom.
The incarnation is true, not of Christ exclusively, but of Man universally, and God everlastingly.
All that is noble in the world's past history, and especially the minds of the great and the good, are never lost.
Grief is only the memory of widowed affections.