Daily Quote: Virtue

/Daily Quote: Virtue

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

Virtue Quote: Thomas a’ Kempis

"You must seek earnestly the grace of devotion, ask for it fervently, await it patiently and hopefully, receive it gratefully, guard it humbly, cooperate with it carefully and leave to God, when it comes, the length and manner of the heavenly visitation. When you feel little or no inward devotion, you should especially humiliate yourself, [...]

March 9th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. Peter Julian Eymard

" You must be meek toward the neighbor. The principle of meekness toward the neighbor lies in charity. You will be meek toward him, if you see in him the gifts of God, if you love God in him. To love men for themselves is time and trouble lost. Men are sacks full of holes. [...]

March 8th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. John Climacus

"Very often demons manage to persuade us either to omit confession, or else to confess as though the sins were committed by someone else or else to blame others as responsible for our own sins." -St. John Climacus

March 7th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. Cyril of Jerusalem

"Let all vain ornament be banished, and every hurtful glance, and all wanton gait, and every flowing robe, and perfume enticing to pleasure. But in all for perfume let there be the prayer of sweet odour, and the practice of good works, and the sanctification of our bodies: that the Virgin-born Lord may say even [...]

March 6th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

"You will ask how to put away anger. My child, when you feel its first movements, collect yourself gently and seriously, not hastily or with impetuosity." -St. Francis de Sales

March 5th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"Technologically advanced societies must not confuse their own technological development with a presumed cultural superiority, but they must rather rediscover within themselves the oft-forgotten virtues which made it possible for them to flourish throughout their history." -Pope Benedict XVI

March 4th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: Brother Lawrence

"That many do not advance in the Christian progress because they stick in penances, and particular exercises, while they neglect the love of God, which is the end. That this appeared plainly by their works, and was the reason why we see so little solid virtue." -Brother Lawrence

March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"Joy can be felt in both prosperity and adversity." -Ven. Fulton Sheen

March 2nd, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Meekness is not, then, a natural virtue, and one attains it not by his own strength, nor by merely saying. 'I want to be meek.' It is a virtue proper to Jesus Christ, entirely supernatural. For us to practise it, His grace, a powerful grace, is necessary. It is the question of simply vanquishing one's [...]

March 1st, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

"Let us foster all our virtues, my daughter, because they are pleasing to God, the Chief Aim of all we do." -St. Francis de Sales

February 28th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |0 Comments