I never work better than when I am inspired by anger; for when I am angry, I can write, pray, and preach well, for then my whole temperament is quickened, my understanding sharpened, and all mundane vexations and temptations depart.
Here I stand. I can do no otherwise. God help me. Amen.
Forgiveness is God's command.
A mighty fortress is our God, A bulwark never failing, Our helper he amid the flood Of mortal ills prevailing.
God uses lust to impel men to marry, ambition to office, avarice to earning, and fear to faith. God led me like an old blind goat.
All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired.
Every thing that is done in the world is done by hope.
Christian life consists in faith and charity.
I never work better than when I am inspired by anger; when I am angry, I can write, pray, and preach well, for then my whole temperament is quickened, my understanding sharpened, and all mundane vexations and temptations depart.
The devil does not stay where music is.
Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone but in every leaf of springtime.
The fewer the words, the better the prayer.
The less I pray, the harder it gets; the more I pray, the better it goes.
Tomorrow I plan to work, work, from early until late. In fact I have so much to do that I shall spend the first three hours in prayer.
I have to hurry all day to get time to pray.
Here I stand. I can do no other. God help me. Amen.
Peace if possible, but truth at any rate.
War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity; it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it.
Our Lord commonly giveth Riches to such gross asses, to whom he affordeth nothing else that is good.
We are saved by faith alone, but the faith that saves is never alone.