Age is not all decay; it is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk.
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- When we are out of sympathy with the young, then I think our work in this world is over.
- God left the world unfinished for man to work his skill upon. He left the electricity still in the cloud, the oil still in the earth. How often we look upon God as our last and feeblest resource! We go to Him because we have nowhere else to go. And then we learn that the storms of life have driven us, not upon the rocks, but into the desired haven.
- Afflictions are but the shadows of God’s wings.
- Division has done more to hide Christ from the view of all men than all the infidelity that has ever been spoken.
- The best preparation for the future is the present well seen to, and the last duty done.
- But for money and the need of it, there would not be half the friendship in the world. It is powerful for good if divinely used. Give it plenty of air and it is sweet as the hawthorn; shut it up and it cankers and breeds worms.