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Frederick William Faber Quotes





Every hour comes with some little fagot of God's will fastened upon its back.
[Duty]
 

Every moment of resistance to temptation is a victory.
[Temptation]
 

Exactness in little duties is a wonderful source of cheerfulness.
[Duty]
 

Great numbers of moderately good people think it fine to talk scandal; they regard it as a sort of evidence of their own goodness.
 

If our love were but more simple, we should take Him at his word, and our lives would be all sunshine in the sweetness of the Lord.
[Simplicity]
 

Kind thoughts are rarer than either kind words or deeds. They imply a great deal of thinking about others. This in itself is rare. But they also imply a great deal of thinking about others without the thoughts being criticisms. This is rarer still.
 

Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence, or learning.
 

The buried talent is the sunken rock on which most lives strike and founder.
 

The surest method of arriving at a knowledge of God's eternal purposes about us is to be found in the right use of the present moment. Each hour comes with some little fagot of God's will fastened upon its back.
 

They always win who side with God.
 

When men do anything for God, the very least thing, they never know where it will end, nor what amount of work it will do for Him. Love's secret, therefore, is to be always doing things for God, and not to mind because they are such very little ones.
[Influence]