The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.
There is no possible source of evil except good.
God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.
I found thee not, O Lord, without, because I erred in seeking thee without that wert within.
If we did not have rational souls, we would not be able to believe.
Thou hast created us for Thyself, and our heart is not quiet until it rests in Thee.