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Daily Virtue Quote – Thomas a’ Kempis

"My child, you cannot always continue in the more fervent desire of virtue, or remain in the higher stage of contemplation, but because of humanity's sin you must sometimes descend to lower things and bear the burden of this corruptible life, albeit unwillingly and wearily. As long as you wear a mortal body you will [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Which are the foundations of sanctity? We may answer in a single word, Jesus Christ is the model, the grace, and the end. He is the necessary model, in Him we must view the virtues in order to comprehend them. A virtue is but the reproduction of some one of His actions, the imitation of [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"The proud man who trusts in himself may well undertake nothing, but the humble man is all the braver that he knows his own helplessness, and his courage waxes in proportion to his low opinion of himself, because all his trust is in God, Who delights to show forth His Power in our weakness, His [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Jesus is the grace, as well as the model, of every virtue: 'Without Me,' He says, 'you can do nothing.' We must, then, be helped by Him. The work of virtue is only a co-operation with the divine action of Jesus Christ in us. He comes to aid us and to make us do what [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – G.K. Chesterton

"Morality did not begin by one man saying to another, 'I will not hit you if you do not hit me'; there is no trace of such a transaction.ÿ There is a trace of both men having said, 'We must not hit each other in the holy place.' ÿThey gained their morality by guarding their [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Brother Lawrence

That all possible kinds of mortification, if they were void of the love of God, could not efface a single sin. Source: Brother Lawrence,ÿThe Practice of the Presence of God and The Spiritual Maxims

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

"These three glorious virtues – patience, courage, and perseverance – are rooted in true charity and have their place at the very top of that tree of charity which in turn is crowned with the light of most holy faith by which souls run without darkness along the way of truth." Source: St. Catherine [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Therese of Lisieux

"I soon found, however, that the more one advances, the further off one sees the goal to be." Source: St. Therese of Lisieux, The Story of a Soul, Saint Benedict Press, 2010.

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Teresa of Avila

"For this body of ours has one fault: the more you indulge it, the more things it discovers to be essential to it." Source: Saint Teresa of Avila, The Way of Perfection, Dover Thrift Editions, 2012.

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Francis de Sales

"You have satiated yourself with worldly delights, and so no wonder that spiritual pleasures are repulsive to you. 'To the overfed dove even cherries are bitter,' says the old proverb; and Our Lady in her song of praise says, 'He has filled the hungry with good things, and the rich He hath sent empty away.' [...]

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