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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Bernard of Clairvaux

"To define humility:  Humility is a virtue by which a man has a low opinion of himself because he knows himself well.  This is the virtue that belongs to those who have set their hearts to the climb and have gone from virtue to virtue, from step to step, until they reached the highest peak [...]

February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Bernard of Clairvaux

Daily Virtue Quote – St. Bernard of Clairvaux

"I began to fear more the terrible danger of pride if I did well than the disgrace if I did badly. There I was at a crossroad between fear and charity, not knowing which way was safe to take. If I spoke to any profit about humility I feared to be found lacking in it; [...]

April 6th, 2016|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Daily Virtue Quote – St. Bernard of Clairvaux