John Bunyan — English Clergyman born on November 28, 1628, died on August 31, 1688

John Bunyan was an English writer and Baptist preacher best remembered as the author of the religious allegory The Pilgrim's Progress. In addition to The Pilgrim's Progress, Bunyan wrote nearly sixty titles, many of them expanded sermons... (wikipedia)

In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words with out a heart.
One leak will sink a ship: and one sin will destroy a sinner.
There was a castle called Doubting Castle, the owner whereof was Giant Despair.
My sword I give to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage, and my courage and skill to him that can get it.
He who bestows his goods upon the poor shall have as much again, and ten times more.