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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"They who drink the juice of the Ethiopian herb Ophiusa imagine that they see serpents and horrors everywhere; and those who drink deep of pride, envy, ambition, hatred, will see harm and shame in everyone they look upon.  The first can only be cured by drinking palm wine, and so I say of these latter:  [...]

January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Faustina

"Today, I was talking with the Lord, and He said to me, 'There are souls with whom I can do nothing.  They are souls that are continuously observing others, but know nothing of what is going on within their own selves.  They talk about others continually, even during this of grand silence, which is reserved [...]

November 26th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Faustina

Daily Virtue Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen

"The principal cause of discontent is egotism, or selfishness, which sets the self up as a primary plant around which everyone else must revolve. The second cause of discontent is envy, which makes us regard the possessions and the talents of others as if they were stolen from us. The third cause is covetousness, [...]

September 5th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – Ven. Fulton Sheen