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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

"Our Lord is there. He offers you His grace and His strength, but on one condition, and that is, that you recognize that you can do nothing without it, and that you humbly and earnestly ask for it. The humble sentiment of our own weakness produces confidence. You are discouraged only because you have not [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Peter Julian Eymard

"Expect some defeats, but do not let them discourage you. When you shall have fallen, acknowledge your fault and your weakness, and ask God to hold out to you a helping hand. The humility which rises again is a perfect victory, and it becomes more vigilant." Source:  St. Peter Julian Eymard, The Divine Eucharist [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – St. Catherine of Siena

“You cannot arrive at virtue except through knowing yourself and knowing me. And this knowledge is more perfectly gained in time of temptation, because then you know that you are nothing, since you have now power to relieve yourself of the sufferings and troubles you would like to escape. And you know me in your [...]

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Daily Virtue Quote – Thomas a’ Kempis

"If you see another sin openly or commit a serious crime, do not consider yourself better, for you do not know how long you can remain good.  All men are frail, but you must  admit that none is more frail than yourself." Source: Thomas a’ Kempis, The Imitation of Christ, Dover Thrift Editions, 1940. [...]

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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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