Short quotes from William Law

Short quotes from William Law

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If our life is not a course of humility, self-denial, renunciation of the world, poverty of spirit, and heavenly affection–we do not live the lives of Christians.

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He who has learned to pray–has learned the greatest secret of a holy and happy life.

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We may justly condemn ourselves as the greatest sinners we know–because we know more of the folly of our own heart than we do of other people’s.

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Humility is nothing else but a right judgment of ourselves.

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He who complains of the weather–complains of the God who ordains the weather!

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SELF is the root, the tree, and the branches–of all the evils of our fallen state.

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Prayer is the nearest approach to God and the highest enjoyment of Him, that we are capable of in this life.

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Feasts and business and pleasure and enjoyments seem great things to us, while we think of nothing else; but as soon as we add death to them–they all sink into an equal littleness.

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Saving grace draws us out of the vanity of time–into the riches of eternity!

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