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  • A little and a little, collected together, becomes a great deal; the heap in the barn consists of single grains, and drop and drop make the inundation.
  • Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
  • He who is a slave to his stomach seldom worships God.
  • I fear God and next to God I mostly fear them that fear Him not.
  • The best loved by God are those that are rich, yet have the humility of the poor, and those that are poor and have the magnanimity of the rich.
  • To give pleasure to a single heart by a single kind act is better than a thousand head-bowings in prayer.
  • The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.
  • When the belly is empty, the body becomes spirit; and when it is full, the spirit becomes body.
  • Whenever you argue with another wiser than yourself in order that others may admire your wisdom, they will discover your ignorance.
  • Every leaf of the tree becomes a page of the sacred scripture once the soul has learnt to read.
  • Deep in the sea are riches beyond compare. But if you seek safety, it is on the shore.