Do not be troubled by Saint Bernards saying that hell is full of good intentions and wills.Francis de Sales: Spiritual Letters. Letter xii. (Translated by the author of A Dominican Artist.) 1605. [back]
Note 2. From the London edition, 10 volumes, 1835.
Dr. Johnson, it is said, when he first heard of Boswells intention to write a life of him, announced, with decision enough, that if he thought Boswell really meant to write his life he would prevent it by taking Boswells!Thomas Carlyle: Miscellanies, Jean Paul Frederic Richter. [back]