Grant what thou commandest and then command what thou wilt. -Augustine, St.
- "Then his lord, after that he had called him,… "Then his lord, after that he had called him, said unto him, O thou wicked servant, I forgave thee all that debt, because thou desiredst me: / Shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellowservant, even as I had pity on thee? / And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till he should pay all that was due unto…
- "If thou wouldn’t conquer thy weakness… "If thou wouldn't conquer thy weakness thou must not gratify it." - William Penn
- "This dream I king Nebuchadnezzar have seen.… "This dream I king Nebuchadnezzar have seen. Now thou, O Belteshazzar, declare the interpretation thereof, forasmuch as all the wise men of my kingdom are not able to make known unto me the interpretation: but thou art able; for the spirit of the holy gods is in thee." - Bible
- "Let no pleasure tempt thee, no profit allure… "Let no pleasure tempt thee, no profit allure thee, no persuasion move thee, to do anything which thou knowest to be evil; so shalt thou always live jollity; for a good conscience is a continual Christmas." - Benjamin Franklin