That there is one god, who made all things. That he governs the world by his providence. That he might be worshipped by adoration, prayer, and thanksgiving. But that the most acceptable service of god is doing good to man. That the soul is immortal. And that god will certainly reward virtue and punish vice, either here or hereafter.
Every individual nature has its own beauty. One is struck in every company, at every fireside, with the riches of nature, when he hears so many new tones, all musical, sees in each person original manners, which have a proper and peculiar charm, and reads new expressions of face. He perceives that nature has laid for each the foundations of a divine building, if the soul will build thereon.
There are two distinctive peculiarities by reference to which we characterize the soul (1) local movement and (2) thinking, discriminating, and perceiving. Thinking both speculative and practical is regarded as akin to a form of perceiving; for in the one as well as the other the soul discriminates and is cognizant of something which is.
Until you guys own your own souls you don't own mine. Until you guys can be trusted every time and always, in all times and conditions, to seek the truth out and find it and let the chips fall where they mayuntil that time comes, i have the right to listen to my conscience, and protect my client the best way i can. Until i'm sure you won't do him more harm than you'll do the truth good. Or until i'm hauled before somebody that can make me talk.
A parabatai. Like he was. And jace knew, too, what that faded rune meant: a parabatai whose other half was dead. He felt his sympathy leap toward brother zachariah, as he imagined himself without alec, with only that faded rune to remind him where once he had been bonded to someone who knew all the best and worst parts of his soul.