The best way to do ourselves good is to be doing good to others; the best way to gather is to scatter.
"Thomas Judson Brooks", Order of the British Empire/MBE, Justice of the Peace/JP was a United Kingdom/British coal miner and politician who became a Labour Party (UK)/Labour Party Member of Parliament. A spiritualism/spiritualist, his main achievement was to lead the successful campaign to repeal the Witchcraft Act 1735.More Thomas Brooks on Wikipedia.
A man's most glorious actions will at last be found to be but glorious sins, if he hath made himself, and not the glory of God, the end of those actions.
Much faith will yield unto us here our heaven, but any faith, if true, will yield us heaven hereafter.
God hears no more than the heart speaks; and if the heart be dumb, God will certainly be deaf.
Afflictions are but as a dark entry into our Father's house.
For great is truth, and shall prevail.
Here God gives his people some taste, that they may not faint; and he gives them but a taste, that they may long to be at home, that they may keep humble, that they may sit loose from things below, that they may not break and despise bruised reeds, a.
He that hath deserved hanging may be glad to escape with a whipping.
Ambition is a gilded misery, a secret poison, a hidden plague, the engineer of deceit, the mother of hypocrisy, the parent of envy, the original of vices, the moth of holiness, the blinder of hearts, turning medicines into maladies, and remedies into diseases.