Quotable Spiritual Quotes.

Volume III.

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

-Our Lord to St. Margaret Mary.

Let each one do just as he has purposed in his heart; not grudgingly or under compulsion; for God loves a cheerful giver.

- 2 Corinthians 9:7.

Let the mouth also fast from disgraceful speeches and railings. For what does it profit if we abstain from fish and fowl and yet bite and devour our brothers and sisters? The evil speaker eats the flesh of his brother and bites the body of his neighbor.

- Saint John Chrysostom.

Let this be my goal for this year: to follow Jesus through all the paths that he may lead me - no matter how difficult or painful they may be.

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


Let us especially regret the smallest amount of time that we waste or fail to use in loving God.

- San Juan de la Cruz.

San Juan de la Cruz

Let us strive to make the present moment beautiful.

- St. Francis de Sales.

Life is short but of everlasting value; it contains the seed of eternity.

- St. Francis de Sales.

whitebal.gifLove is patient, love is kind,.....

- 1 Corinthians 13:4-6.

Long faces, coarse manners, a ridiculous appearance, a repelling air. Is that how you hope to inspire others to follow Christ?

Bl. Josemaria Escriva.

Man should tremble, the world should vibrate, all Heaven should be deeply moved when the Son of God appears on the altar in the hands of the priest.

St Francis of Assisi.

My son, take care of your father when he is old; grieve him not as long as he lives. Even if his mind fail, be considerate with him; revile him not in the fullness of your strength....A blasphemer is he who despises his father; accursed of his Creator, he who angers his mother.

- Sirach 3:12-13,16.

Never have grudges against others, or lose your temper, or raise your voice to anybody, or call each other names, or allow any sort of spitefulness.

- Ephesians 4: 31


Never separate yourself from the church. No institution has the power of the church.
The Church is your hope. The Church is your salvation. The Church is your refuge.

- St. John Chrysostom.

No one can advance in virtue except by following Jesus Christ. He is the truth, the life, and the only door through whom everyone who wants to be saved must enter.

- St. John of the Cross.

No one can find salvation except in the Catholic Church. Outside the Church you can find everything except salvation. You can have dignities, you can have Sacraments, you can sing "alleluia", answer "Amen", have faith in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, and preach it too; But never can you find salvation except in the Catholic Church.

- St. Augustine.


No one in the world can alter truth. All we can do is seek it and live it.

- St. Maximilian Maria Kolbe.

No one should be ashamed of the cross of Christ, through which the world has been redeemed.

- Pope St. Leo the Great..

Nor did demons crucify Him; it is you who have crucified Him and crucify Him still, when you delight in your vices and sins.

- St. Francis of Assisi

Obedience unites us so closely to God that it in a way transforms us into Him, so that we have no other will but His.
If obedience is lacking, even prayer cannot be pleasing to God.

- St. Thomas Aquinas.

Often the human heart, on its own, is most untrustworthy. That is why the Blessed Mother says that it is urgent that all people on earth pray and fast. No one is exempted. Without prayer and fasting, the human heart is helpless to hear God or see God - to choose God.

Jacov Colo of Medjugorje.

Oh, how quickly doth the glory of the world pass away!

- 1 John 11.17.

Our true worth does not consist in what human beings think of us. What we really are consists in what God knows us to be.

- St. John Berchmans.

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

- Blessed Josemaria 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.

Q iud hoc ad aeternitatem?

- St Bernard of Clairvaux

Q uien a Dios tiene, nada le falta. Sólo Dios basta.

- Santa Teresa de Ávila

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.

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