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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"Jealousy never arises where love is built up on true virtue, and therefore it is a sure sign of an earthly, sensual love, in which mistrust and inconstancy is soon infused. It is a sorry kind of friendship which seeks to strengthen itself by jealously; for though jealousy may be a sign of strong, hot [...]

August 17th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"Of course, we should love him notwithstanding his faults, but without loving those faults; true friendship implies an interchange of what is good, not what is evil." Source: St. Francis de Sales, Introduction to the Devout Life, Random House, Inc., 2002.

November 16th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"Friendship demands very close correspondence between those who love one another, otherwise it can never take root or continue." Source: St. Francis de Sales, Introduction to the Devout Life, Random House, Inc., 2002.

October 26th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"And St. Thomas, in common with other philosophers, acknowledges that friendship is a virtue, and he certainly means individual friendships, because he says that we cannot bestow perfect friendship on many persons." Source: St. Francis de Sales, Introduction to the Devout Life, Random House, Inc., 2002.

October 6th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales