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We cannot keep thieves from looking in at our windows, but we need not give them entertainment with open doors.
The covetous man is like a camel with a great hunch on his back; heaven's gate must be made higher and broader, or he will hardly get in.
If I were to live to the world's end, and do all the good that man can do, I must still cry, " Mercy!" Why then should I be unwilling or afraid to die this moment, with a sense of God's pardoning love, when I can have no other claim to salvation if I were to live forever?
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Wars can be prevented just as surely as they can be provoked, and we who fail to prevent them must share the guilt for the dead.
February 25, 1701
March 31, 1784
Thomas Adam was a Church of England clergyman and religious writer.
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