Daily Quote: Virtue

/Daily Quote: Virtue

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

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: , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

Virtue Quote: St. Augustine

"For if we look at the matter a little more carefully, we shall see that even when a man dies faithfully and laudably for the truth’s sake, it is still death he is avoiding… He submits to the separation of soul and body, lest the soul be separated both from God and from the body, [...]

February 27th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Augustine

Virtue Quote: Pope St. John Paul II

"When God-Yahweh says, 'It is not good that the man should be alone' (Gen 2:18), he affirms that, 'alone,' the man does not completely realize his essence. He realizes it only by existing 'with someone' – and, put even more deeply and completely, by existing 'for someone.'" -Pope St. John Paul II

February 26th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: Pope St. John Paul II

Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"International development aid… whatever the donor’s intentions, can sometimes lock people into a state of dependence and even foster situations of localized oppression and exploitation in the receiving country." -Pope Benedict XVI

February 25th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

Virtue Quote: St. Faustina

"A disobedient soul will win no victory, even if the Lord Jesus Himself, in person, were to hear its confession. The most experienced confessor will be of no help whatsoever to such a soul. The disobedient soul exposes itself to great misfortunes; it will make no progress toward perfection, nor will it succeed in the [...]

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

Virtue Quote: St. John Climacus

"Habit forms things and follows them. And it is particularly true that virtue depends on habit, and here God is the great collaborator." -St. John Climacus

February 23rd, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. John Climacus

Virtue Quote: St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Meekness, like humility, is one of Jesus Christ's characteristic virtues. It is, consequently, one of the fundamental virtues of evangelical perfection. Sanctity that is not meek is not true. Our Lord set down meekness and humility as the dominant virtues of His Heart." -St. Peter Julian Eymard

February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Peter Julian Eymard

Virtue Quote: Thomas a’ Kempis

"Turn your attention upon yourself and beware of judging the deeds of other men, for in judging others a man labors vainly, often makes mistakes, and easily sins; whereas, in judging and taking stock of himself he does something that is always profitable." -Thomas a' Kempis

February 21st, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: Thomas a’ Kempis

Virtue Quote: St. Teresa of Avila

"For, indeed, it takes great humility to find oneself unjustly condemned and be silent, and to do this is to imitate the Lord Who set us free from our sins. I beg you then, to study earnestly to do so, for it brings great gain whereas I can see no gain in our trying to [...]

February 20th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Teresa of Avila

Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

"Again, there are abject and honorable virtues; for the world generally despises patience, gentleness, simplicity, and even humility itself, while, on the contrary, it highly esteems prudence, valor, and liberality." -St. Francis de Sales

February 19th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales