Music is a discipline, and a mistress of order and good manners, she makes the people milder and gentler, more moral and more reasonable.
Heaven and earth, all the emperors, kings, and princes of the world, could not raise a fit dwelling-place for God; yet, in a weak human soul, that keeps His Word, He willingly resides.
No greater mischief can happen to a Christian people, than to have God's word taken from them, or falsified, so that they no longer have it pure and clear. God grant we and our descendants be not witness to such a calamity.
God is in all creatures, even in the smallest flowers.
The soul can do without everything except the word of God, without which none at all of its wants are provided for.