"If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Francis Quarles on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Francis Quarles on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Francis Quarles on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Francis Quarles on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Francis Quarles on Lawrence Welk
"Beware of him that is slow to anger for when it is long coming, it is the stronger when it comes, and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury."
"Anger may repast with thee for an hour, but not repose for a night the continuance of anger is hatred, the continuance of hatred turns malice."
"Flatter not thyself in thy faith in God if thou hast not charity for thy neighbor."
"Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger."
"Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the favorite of fortune."