GOULBURN, Edward M. Quotes
(1818-1897), English divine
Send your audience away with a desire for, and an impulse toward spiritual improvement, or your preaching will be a failure.
By undue and overstrained self-inspection the mind is apt to become morbid and depressed, and to breed scruples, which tease and harass without producing any real fruit. The man becomes a valetudinarian in religion, full of himself, his symptoms, his ailments, the delicacy of his moral health; and valetudinarians are always a plague, not only to themselves, but to everybody connected with them.
There is not a single moment in life that we can afford to lose.