Jeremy Taylor Quotes

Jeremy Taylor Quotes: Love is the greatest thing that God can give us; for Himself is love: and it is the greatest thing we can give to God; for it will also give ourselves, and carry with it all that is ours. The apostle calls it the band of perfection; it is the old, and it is the new, and it is the great commandment, and it is all the commandments; for it is the fulfilling of the Law.
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Jeremy Taylor Quote: Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit; and our wandering thoughts in prayer are but the neglects of meditation and recessions from that duty; according as we neglect meditation, so are our prayers imperfect, - meditation being the soul of prayer and the intention of our spirit.
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Quotes about Jeremy Taylor: To secure a contented spirit, measure your desires by your fortune, and not your fortune by your desires.
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Quote about Jeremy Taylor: I have seen the sun with a little ray of distant light challenge all the powers of darkness, and without violence and noise, climbing up the hill, hath made night so retire that its memory was lost in the joys and sprightliness of the morning.
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Jeremy Taylor Sayings: This temporal fire is but a painted fire in respect of that penetrating and real fire in hell.
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Jeremy Taylor Saying: A pure mind in a chaste body is the mother of wisdom and deliberation; sober counsels and ingenuous actions; open deportment and sweet carriage; sincere principles and unprejudiced understanding; love of God and self-denial; peace and confidence; hol
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Sayings about Jeremy Taylor: Curiosity is the direct incontinence of the spirit.
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Saying about Jeremy Taylor: since God has appointed one remedy for all the evils in the world and that is a contented spirit.
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Jeremy Taylor Quotes: Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters after her image, but far more beautiful and prosperous.
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Jeremy Taylor Quote: The Lord's Prayer is short and mysterious, and, like the treasures of the Spirit, full of wisdom and latent senses: it is not improper to draw forth those excellencies which are intended and signified by every petition, that by so excellent an authority we may know what it is lawful to beg of God.
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Quotes about Jeremy Taylor: Prayer is the peace of our spirit, the stillness of our thoughts, the evenness of recollection, the seat of meditation, the rest of our cares and the calm of our tempest; prayer is the issue of a quiet mind, of untroubled thoughts, it is the daughter of charity, and the sister of meekness.
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Quote about Jeremy Taylor: Faith gives new light to the soul, but it does not put our eyes out; and what God hathgivenusinournature could never be intended as a snare to Religion, or engage us to believe a lie.
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Jeremy Taylor Sayings: Some friendships are made by nature, some by contract, some by interest, and some by souls.
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Jeremy Taylor Saying: If thou has a bundle of thorns in thy lot, there is no need to sit down on it.
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Sayings about Jeremy Taylor: From David learn to give thanks for everything. Every furrow in the book of Psalms is sown with the seeds of thanksgiving.
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Saying about Jeremy Taylor: ...Learn to give thanks for everything.
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Jeremy Taylor Quotes: All dreams reflect inborn creativity and ability to face and solve life's problems.
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Jeremy Taylor Quote: Mistake not. Those pleasures are not pleasures that trouble the quiet and tranquillity of thy life.
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