Doctrinal rightness and rightness of ecclesiastical position are important but only as a starting point to go on into a living relationship - and not as ends in themselves.
There is no man more dangerous in a position of power than he who refuses to accept as a working truth the idea that all a man does should make for rightness and soundness that even the fixing of a tariff rate must be moral.
The world is full of poetry. The air is living with its spirit and the waves dance to the music of its melodies and sparkle in its brightness.
Books minister to our knowledge to our guidance and to our delight by their truth their uprightness and their art.
Happiness is a sunbeam which may pass through a thousand bosoms without losing a particle of its original ray nay when it strikes on a kindred heart like the converged light on a mirror it reflects itself with redoubled brightness. It is not perfected till it is shared.
Bush's faith in the rightness of his strategy in the broader war is deep-seated. It is a product of faith.
I find fault with my children because I like them and I want them to go places - uprightness and strength and courage and civil respect and anything that affects the probabilities of failure on the part of those that are closest to me that concerns me - I find fault.
Courage is sometimes frail as hope is frail: a fragile shoot between two stones that grows brave toward the sun though warmth and brightness fail striving and faith the only strength it knows.