Daily Quote: Virtue

/Daily Quote: Virtue

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

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

Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"Perfection is being, not doing; it is not to affect an act but to achieve a character. There is nothing that makes life unhappier than its meaninglessness, and life is devoid of meaning only when it is without purpose. There are tens of thousands of minor purposes, but the one great purpose is the perfection [...]

April 4th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

Virtue Quote: Brother Lawrence

"That our sanctification did not depend upon changing our works, but in doing that for God’s sake, which we commonly do for our own. That it was lamentable to see how many people mistook the means for the end, addicting themselves to certain works, which they performed very imperfectly, by reason of their human of [...]

April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: Brother Lawrence

Virtue Quote: St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Give all you have acquired of merits and virtue; give all you will acquire in the future by your actions, your labors, the sufferings of your whole life. If you have nothing, borrow the virtues and merits of Our Lord and of the Blessed Virgin. Beg that good Rebecca to clothe you with the garment [...]

March 31st, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Peter Julian Eymard

Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

"Moreover, all this anger and irritation against one’s self fosters pride, and springs entirely from self-love, which is disturbed and fretter by its own imperfections. What we want is a quiet steady, firm displeasure at our own faults." -St. Francis de Sale

March 29th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

Virtue Quote: St. Faustina

"How can one be pleasing to God when one is inflated with pride and self-love under the pretense of striving for God’s glory, while in fact one is seeking one’s own glory? When I see such a thing, it gives me very great pain." -St. Faustina

March 28th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Faustina

Virtue Quote: Pope St. John Paul II

"In fact, in order to remain in the relation of the 'sincere gift of self' and in order to become a gift, each for the other, through their whole humanity made of femininity and masculinity (also in reference to the perspective that Genesis 2:24 speaks about), they must be free in exactly this way. Here [...]

March 27th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: Pope St. John Paul II

Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"The more we strive to secure a common good corresponding to the real needs of our neighbors, the more effectively we love them." -Pope Benedict XVI

March 26th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

Virtue Quote: St. John Climacus

"We should practice complete silence and ignorance in the presence of the superior, for a silent man is a son of wisdom and is always gaining great knowledge." -St. John Climacus

March 25th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. John Climacus

Virtue Quote: Thomas a’ Kempis

"If you cannot recollect yourself continuously, do so once a day at least, in the morning or in the evening. In the morning make a resolution and in the evening examine yourself on what you have said this day, what you have done and thought, for in these things perhaps you have offended God and [...]

March 24th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: Thomas a’ Kempis