Daily Quote: Virtue

/Daily Quote: Virtue

Daily quotes on developing virtue from Saints, Popes and others.

Virtue Quote: St. Augustine

"But by the precept He gave, God commended obedience, which is, in a sort, the mother and guardian of all the virtues in the reasonable creature, which was so created that submission is advantageous to it, while the fulfillment of its own will in preference to the Creator’s is destruction." -St. Augustine

April 24th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Augustine

Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"Development must include not just material growth but also spiritual growth, since the human person is a 'unity of body and soul', born of God’s creative love and destined for eternal life." -Pope Benedict XVI

April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

Virtue Quote: St. John Climacus

"In the world, slander has caused many a breakup, but in monastic communities it is gluttony that brings about all the falls and transgressions. Keep mistress gluttony under control and every abode will then give you dispassion, but let her take hold of you and every place outside the grave will be a menace to [...]

April 20th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. John Climacus

Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"The life of a man is vagrant, changeful, desultory, like that of children chasing butterflies, until he has discovered for himself why he is here and where he is going." -Ven. Fulton Sheen

April 18th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

Virtue Quote: Thomas a’ Kempis

"The life of a good religious ought to abound in every virtue so that he is interiorly what to others he appears to be. With good reason there ought to be much more within than appears on the outside, for He who sees within is God. Whom we ought to reverence most highly wherever we [...]

April 16th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: Thomas a’ Kempis

Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"To desire the common good and strive towards it is a requirement of justice and charity. " -Pope Benedict XVI

April 14th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

Virtue Quote: St. Teresa of Avila

"I cannot understand how humility exists, or can exist, without love, or love without humility, and it is impossible for these two virtues to exist save where there is great detachment from all created things." -St. Teresa of Avila

April 12th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Teresa of Avila

Virtue Quote: St. Peter Julian Eymard

"We ought to serve God, for we are His creatures and His property. Although God gives us liberty, He does not mean to relinquish His rights over us. We belong to Him, we are His; and should we endeavor to free ourselves by disobedience, which is a true robbery of God's goods, a denial of [...]

April 10th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Peter Julian Eymard

Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

"When we judge our own heart guilty, if we treat it gently, rather in a spirit of pity than anger, encouraging it to amendment, its repentance will be much deeper and more lasting than if stirred up in vehemence and wrath." -St. Francis de Sales

April 8th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

Virtue Quote: St. Catherine of Siena

"I want you, therefore, to know that nothing causes as much darkness and division in the world among both laypeople and religious, clergy and shepherds of holy Church, as does the lack of the light justice and the invasion of the darkness of injustice. No rank, whether civil or divine law, can be held in [...]

April 6th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Catherine of Siena