1. It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
2. A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
3. Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
4. Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite.
5. Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.
6. Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil, and let us see what we are made of.
7. A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.
8. By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
9. Beware of no man more than of yourself; we carry our worst enemies within us.
10. The greatest enemy to human souls is the self-righteous spirit which makes men look to themselves for salvation.
11. We have come to a turning point in the road. If we turn to the right mayhap our children and our children's children will go that way; but if we turn to the left, generations yet unborn will curse our names for having been unfaithful to God and to His Word.
12. If any of you should ask me for an epitome of the Christian religion, I should say that it is in one word - prayer. Live and die without prayer, and you will pray long enough when you get to hell.
13. Saving faith is an immediate relation to Christ, accepting, receiving, resting upon Him alone, for justification, sanctification, and eternal life by virtue of God's grace.
14. Many men owe the grandeur of their lives to their tremendous difficulties.
15. I would go to the deeps a hundred times to cheer a downcast spirit. It is good for me to have been afflicted, that I might know how to speak a word in season to one that is weary.
16. Free will carried many a soul to hell, but never a soul to heaven.
17. A sinner can no more repent and believe without the Holy Spirit's aid than he can create a world.
18. No one knows who is listening, say nothing you would not wish put in the newspapers.
19. I do not think I should care to go on worshipping a Madonna even if she did wink. One cannot make much out of a wink. We want something more than that from the object of our adoration.
20. None are more unjust in their judgments of others than those who have a high opinion of themselves.
21. If I were a Roman Catholic, I should turn a heretic, in sheer desperation, because I would rather go to heaven than go to purgatory.
22. Humility is to make a right estimate of one's self.
23. No one is so miserable as the poor person who maintains the appearance of wealth.
24. The goose that lays the golden eggs likes to lay where there are eggs already.
25. I believe that nothing happens apart from divine determination and decree. We shall never be able to escape from the doctrine of divine predestination - the doctrine that God has foreordained certain people unto eternal life.
26. The Lord gets his best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction.
27. Giving is true having.
28. Of two evils, choose neither.
29. A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little worth.
30. You cannot make a sinner into a saint by killing him. He who does not live as a saint here will never live as a saint hereafter.
31. We are all at times unconscious prophets.
32. Must is a hard nut to crack, but it has a sweet kernel.