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  • The pursuit of conformity, like that of security, ends with slavery.

  • Some there are who are much more ashamed of confessing a sin than of committing it.

  • The million little things that drop into our hands, the small opportunities each day brings, He leaves us free to use or abuse and goes unchanging along His silent way.

  • ... God cometh sometimes unto the soul when it hath neither called, nor prayed unto, nor summoned Him. And He doth instil into the soul a fire and a love and a sweetness not customary, wherein it doth greatly delight and rejoice ... Thus doth the soul feel that God is mingled with it and hath made companionship with it.

  • I am a person; she is a personality. I perform; she's a performer. I have character; she is one. I help; she hypes.

  • He felt about books as doctors feel about medicines, or managers about plays — cynical, but hopeful.

  • We perfectly agreed in our ideas of traveling; we hurried from place to place as fast as horses and wheels, and curses and guineas, could carry us.

  • Sighing was, he believed, simply the act of taking in more oxygen to help the brain cope with an unusual or difficult set of circumstances.