It is in giving that we receive, it is in pardoning that we are pardoned.
He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love, where there is injury, pardon.
Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Do few things but do them well, simple joys are holy.
Be praised, O my Lord by Brother Wind, By air and cloud and every clime To whom Thou givest sustenance unto their kind.
In this world I cannot see the Most High Son of God with my own eyes, except for His Most Holy Body and Blood.
If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.
It would be considered a theft on our part if we didn't give to someone in greater need than we are.
Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self.
Do all you can to preach the gospel and if necessary use words!
He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.
By the anxieties and worries of this life Satan tries to dull man's heart and make a dwelling for himself there.
May the power of your love, Lord Christ, fiery and sweet as honey, so absorb our hearts as to withdraw them from all that is under heaven. Grant that we may be ready to die for love of your love, as you died for love of our love.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen away, and to bring home those who have lost their way. Many who seem to us to be children of the Devil will still become Christ's disciples.
God requires that we assist the animals, when they need our help. Each being (human or creature) has the same right of protection.
If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.
As for certain lesser faults, we must believe that, before the Final Judgment, there is a purifying fire. He who is truth says that whoever utters blasphemy against the Holy Spirit will be pardoned neither in this age nor in the age to come. From this sentence, we understand that certain offenses can be forgiven in this age, but certain others in the age to come.
Holy poverty confounds cupidity and avarice and the cares of this world.
Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.