Quotable Spiritual Quotes.

Volume I.

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

-Our Lord to St. Margaret Mary.

Alas! Such is our weakness, that we often more readily believe and speak of another that which is evil than that which is good.

- Thomas a' Kempis. (M.I.O.C. 1 - 4.1.)

And unto whomsoever much is given, of him much shall be required.

- Luke 12:48.

Anyone who claims to be to be in the light but hates his brother is still in the dark.

- 1 John 2:9..

Apart from Me, you can do nothing.

- John 15:5

Be good Christians, or your journey will serve you no good purpose. Only by good example can you change the world.

- Padre Pio.

Don't you see that Satan and his agents take possession of all inventions and all achievements of progress to convert them to evil? All the more reason to finally wake up and and get to work in order to reconquer the positions taken up by the enemy.

- St. Maximilian Kolbe.

Every morning prepare your soul for a tranquil day.

- St. Francis de Sales.

Faith dies through lack of prayer.

- Anon.

Fear God and keep His commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.

- Ecclesiastes 12:13.

For man proposes, but God disposes; nor is the way of man in his own hands.

- Proverbs XIV: 12.

For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the Spirit is life and peace.

- Romans 8: 6.

For what doth it profit a man, if he gain the whole world, and suffer the loss of his own soul?

- Matthew 16:26.

God loves a cheerful giver. She or he gives best who gives with a smile.

- Mother Teresa.

Help one another with the generosity of the Lord, and despise no one.
When you have the opportunity to do good, do not let it go by.

- St. Polycarp.

Human work and the acquisition of earthly goods are necessary to preserve our lives. However, if the interior life of the soul is damaged in the process, such a loss cannot be compensated for even by the whole world with all its wealth and values.

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

I am aware that I owe this to God... as the chief duty of my life... That my every word and thought may speak of Him...

- St. Hillary.

I have the strength to face all conditions by the power that Christ gives me.

- Philippians 4:13

If men knew the meaning of eternity, they would do anything to mend their lives.

- St. Jacinta of Fatima

If we pray, we will believe; If we believe, we will love; If we love, we will serve.

Mother Teresa.

If we say that we have no sin..we make a liar out of God.

- 1 John 1:8, 10.

If you pray, you are positive of saving your soul. If you do not pray, you are just as positive of losing your soul.

- St. Alphonsus Liguori.

In comparison with the love of Jesus, everything else is secondary. And without the love of Jesus, everything else is useless.

- Pope John Paul II.

In prayer you will come to know the greatest joy and the way out of every situation that has no way out.

- Our Lady of Medjugorje.

In the kingdom of the world, success and ambition are what count; each person is a neighbor only to himself or herself.

But the opposite is true in the Kingdom of God; the only recognized nobility is to serve with humility

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

In the twilight of life, God will not judge us on our earthly possessions and human successes, but on how well we have loved.

- Saint John of the Cross.

In whatever you do, remember your last days, and you will never sin.

- Sirach 7:36.

It is a fact that people are always well aware of what is due them.
Unfortunately, they remain oblivious of what they owe to others.

- St. Francis de Sales.

It is necessary that they amend their lives and ask pardon for their sins. They must not offend Our Lord anymore, for He is already too grieviously offended by the sins of men.

- Our Lady of Fatima

It is not enough for Christian parents to nourish only the bodies of their children; even animals do this.
They must also nourish their souls in grace, in virtue, and in God's holy commandments.

- St. Catherine of Siena.

It is possible to offer fervent prayer even while walking in public or strolling alone, or seated in your shop, ... while buying or selling, ... or even while cooking.

- St John Chrysostom

It is such a folly to pass one's time fretting, instead of resting quietly on the heart of Jesus.

- St. Therese of Lisieux.

Jesus Christ is the one Saviour of the world, yesterday, today and forever.

- Hebrew 13.8.

Joy is the overpowering secret of a christian.

- An English convert.

Know this, my dear brothers: everyone should be quick to hear, slow to speak,slow to wrath.

James 1:19.

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 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 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.

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- 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 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.

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.

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.

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