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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

2019-02-16T18:43:52-05:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

"I would not affect either folly or wisdom; for just as humility deters me from pretending to be wise, so simplicity and straightforwardness deter me from pretending to be foolish; and just as vanity is opposed to humility, so all affection and pretense are opposed to honesty and simplicity." -St. Francis de Sales

2019-01-23T20:08:27-05:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Francis de Sales

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"I would not affect either folly or wisdom; for just as humility deters me from pretending to be wise, so simplicity and straightforwardness deter me from pretending to be foolish; and just as vanity is opposed to humility, so all affection and pretense are opposed to honesty and simplicity." Source:ÿ St. Francis de Sales, [...]

2020-03-15T18:19:59-04:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"'He who walks simply, walks securely,' says the Holy Spirit. This simplicity with God is precisely the confidence with which a soul places herself in the hands of God, because she knows His goodness. She abandons herself to everything that He may will and she is disquieted by nothing that may happen to her. She [...]

2020-03-15T18:22:08-04:00April 22nd, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Faustina

"Once, when I saw Jesus in the form of a small child, I asked, 'Jesus, why do you now take on the form of a child when You commune with me?  In spite of this, I still see in You the infinite God, my Lord and Creator.'  Jesus replied that until I learned simplicity and [...]

2020-03-15T18:22:08-04:00April 20th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Faustina

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"The just man walks simply; and the impious man, deceitfully. I counsel you earnestly to make simplicity the mould and the foundation of your life. This virtue was recommended by Our Lord: 'Unless you become as little children, you shall not enter into the kingdom of God.' It is the form of humility and Its [...]

2020-03-15T18:22:16-04:00April 14th, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

"You must practice simplicity and humility, for those are the virtues which achieved everything." Source: Saint Teresa of Avila, The Way of Perfection, Dover Thrift Editions, 2012.

2020-03-15T18:22:57-04:00January 2nd, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

Daily 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." Source:  St. Francis de Sales, Introduction to the Devout Life, Random House, Inc., 2002.

2020-03-15T18:25:05-04:00April 11th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"I would not affect either folly or wisdom; for just as humility deters me from pretending to be wise, so simplicity and straightforwardness deter me from pretending to be foolish; and just as vanity is opposed to humility, so all affection and pretense are opposed to honesty and simplicity." Source:  St. Francis de Sales, [...]

2020-03-15T18:25:21-04:00March 18th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales