Quotable Spiritual Quotes.

Volume II.

I am Eternal Truth, incapable of any lie.
I am faithful to My promises.

-Our Lord to St. Margaret Mary.

Persevere in prayer. Persevere, even when your efforts seem sterile. Prayer is always fruitful.

- Bl. Msgr. Escriva.

You must aim to be saintly and religious, filled with faith and love, patient and gentle.

- 1 Timothy 6: 11

Persevere in prayer. Persevere, even when your efforts seem sterile. Prayer is always fruitful.

- Bl. Msgr. Escriva.

Pray as if everything depended on God and work as if everything depended on us.

- San Felipe de Neri.

Pray. Prayer is the way to listen to God, to speak with Him, to understand His love for us.

- Mother Teresa.

Prayer is the place of refuge for every worry, a foundation for cheerfulness, a source of constant happiness, a protection against sadness.

St John Chrysostom.

Qiud hoc ad aeternitatem?

- St Bernard of Clairvaux

Reading the Scriptures is a wonderful thing.
The mind of the Scriptures can never be exhausted. It is a well without a bottom.

- St. John Chrysostom

Remain at peace regarding whatever is said or done in conversations.
If it is good, you have something for which to praise God. If it is bad, you have something in which to serve God by turning your heart away from it.

- St. Francis de Sales.

Sanctity without prayer? I don't believe in such sanctity.

Bl. Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer.

Sin wounds us gravely. It separates us from God, who is our source of love and goodness and abundance and joy.

- Marija Pavlovic of Medjugorje.

Some persons, because of their state of life, cannot be without wealth and position.
They must at least keep their heart free of love for such things.

- St. Angela.

Speak ill of no one and avoid the company of those who talk (bad) about their neighbours.

- St. Jacinta of Fatima

The Bible is a letter from Almighty God to His creatures.

- St. Gregory the Great.

The life of man upon earth is a temptation.

- Job VII.1.

The Lord said..."Man looks at the outward appearance, but I look at the heart."

- 1 Samuel 16:7

The Lord's Prayer is the most perfect of prayers.

- St Thomas Aquinas.

The mind is always at work. If it is kept busy in good things. It won't have time for bad things.

-Venerable (Fr.) James Alberione

The more and better thou knowest the more heavy will be thy judgment unless thy life be also more holy.

- Thomas. a' Kempis. (M.I.O.C. 1: 2: 3.)

The one who does not love does not know God, for God is love.

-1 John 4:8

The priest by nature is like all other men; by dignity he surpasses every other man on earth; by his conduct he ought to compare with the angels.

- St Bernard.

The pro-life movement is about the sanctity of every human being, at whatever point on the continuum of earthly existence. We must be unconditionally pro-life.

- Cardinal Bernard Law of Boston.

The punishment of hell is the greatest misfortune that can befall a soul, because it is irreparable and eternal.

-Alphonse M. Cappa, S.S.P.

The saints teach us that we are of ourselves incapable of any good actions, but that we constantly receive light and strength from God who loves us.

- Rev. Fr. John Gallagher S.J.

The sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared to the glory that is to be revealed to us..

- Romans 8:18.

The truth of the Christian religion...means the selfless sensitivity to the needs of others and the will to do something about those needs.

-from Newsletter of Holy Name Church, Manchester, U.K., May 15 1988, 7th Sunday of Easter.

The value of life does not depend upon the place we occupy. It depends upon the way we occupy that place.

- St. Thérèse de Lisieux .

There is nothing to worry, but if there is anything you need, pray for it, asking God for it with prayer ....

- Philippians 4:6.

This is the day the Lord has made; let us be glad and rejoice in it.

- Psalm 118: 24

Thou hast made us for Thyself, O God, and our hearts are restless until they rest in Thee.

- St. Augustine.

To know Jesus and Jesus crucified is the sum total of my philosophy.

- St. Bernard of Clairvaux.

True repentance is to cease to sin.

- St. Ambrose.

Trust the past to the mercy of God, the present to His Love and the future to His Providence.

- St. Augustine.

Truth is not determined by a majority vote.

- Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger.

Water that does not flow and comes to a halt in holes becomes stagnant and filled with impurities.
In the same way, the body that is worn down by prolonged idleness produces and fuels the fire of covetousness and illicit pleasure.

- St. Bernard.

We must remember that faith is the greatest gift that God has offered man on this earth, because from an earthly man he becomes a citizen of Heaven. Let us guard this gift jealously. Woe to him who forgets himself, who forgets Heaven, whose faith grows weak, and worse still (may God preserve us all) who denies his faith. This is the greatest affront that man can offer to God.

- Padre Pio.

Whatever you do, work at it with your whole heart, as working for the Lord, not for men.

- Colossians 3: 23.

Where Peter is, there is the Church. Where the Church is, there is Jesus Christ.
Where Jesus Christ is, there is eternal salvation.

- St. Ambrose.

Who can proclaim himself pure of all faults, and having no need of pardon?

- St. Peter of Verona, Martyr.

Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.

- Mark 8:34.

With all your heart, honor your father, and do not forget the birth pangs of your mother. Remember that through your parents you were born; what can you give back to them that equals their gift to you?

- Sirach 7:27-28.

With three things I am delighted, for they are pleasing to the Lord and to men: Harmony among brethren, friendship among neighbors, and the mutual love of husband and wife.

Sirach 25:1.

Without Christ and His Grace, all our efforts and actions are in vain.
With Christ and His Grace everything, even the most insignificant act of our daily lives, become fruitful for all eternity.

- Rev. Bede Naegele, O.C.D.

You must aim to be saintly and religious, filled with faith and love, patient and gentle.

- 1 Timothy 6: 11

You will be hated and persecuted by all because of My Name. But the one who perseveres to the end will be saved. -

Mark 13:13.

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