Other editions - View all
anxiety beautiful better blessings body brain CHAPTER Charmides Cicero courage death delight doubt duty earth enemies enjoy Epictetus everything evil exercise expect eyes faith fault fear feel friends give Goethe greatest hand happy hath heart heaven hope human India interesting Jean Paul Richter Jeremy Taylor judgment keep kings knowledge labour laughed light live look Lord Lord Chesterfield marriage Matthew Arnold means ment merry heart mind miserable Moreover nations Nature ness never noble ourselves peace Plato pleasure Plutarch poor Proverbs religion rest rich says Ruskin Seneca Shakespeare Sir John Lubbock Socrates sorrow soul spirit suffer tells thee things Thomas à Kempis thou thought tion told trouble true truth unto whole wisdom wise wish words
Page 300 - Neither is it beyond the sea, that thou shouldest say, Who shall go over the sea for us, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it? But the word is very nigh unto thee, in thy mouth, and in thy heart, that thou mayest do it.
Page 302 - Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock. And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house ; and it fell not ; for it was founded upon a rock. And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand. And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon...
Page 34 - A soft answer turneth away wrath : but grievous words stir up anger.
Page 313 - And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin; and yet I say unto you that even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to-day is, and to-morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, 0 ye of little faith?
Page 189 - Better is little with the fear of the Lord Than great treasure and trouble therewith. Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, Than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.
Page 257 - Then gently scan your brother man, Still gentler sister woman ; Though they may gang a kennin wrang, To step aside is human : One point must still be greatly dark, The moving why they do it ; And just as lamely can ye mark How far, perhaps, they rue it.
Page 84 - God ! that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains ; that we should, with joy, pleasance, revel, and applause, transform ourselves into beasts.
Page 276 - Sow an act, and you reap a Habit ; Sow a habit, and you reap a Character; Sow a character, and you reap a Destiny.
Page 239 - And the scribe said unto Him, Well, Master, Thou hast said the truth: for there is one God ; and there is none other but He : and to love Him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to love his neighbour as himself, is more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices. And when Jesus saw that he answered discreetly, He said unto him, Thou art not far from the kingdom of God.