Never let us be guilty of sacrificing any portion of truth on the altar of peace.
But depend on it, bad company in this life is the sure way to procure worse company in the life to come.
The saddest road to hell is the one that runs under the pulpit, past the Bible, and through the middle of warnings and invitations.
Beware of letting small faults pass unnoticed under the idea it is a little one.
There are no little things in training children; all are important. Little weeds need plucking up as much as any. Leave them alone and they will soon be great.
There is a common, worldly kind of Christianity in this day, which many have, and think they have enough―a cheap Christianity which offends nobody, and requires no sacrifice―which costs nothing, and is worth nothing.
Men fall in private long before they fall in public.
—J. C. Ryle, b. May 10, 1816 – d. June 10, 1900, he was the first Anglican bishop of Liverpool