The greatest saint in the world is not he who prays most or fasts most; it is not he who gives alms, or is most eminent for temperance, chastity or justice. It is he who is most thankful to God.
Topics: Gratitude, Appreciation, Blessings
Love has no errors, for all errors are the want for love.
Perpetual inspiration is as necessary to the life of good- ness, holiness and happiness as perpetual respiration is necessary to animal life.
He who has learned to pray has learned the greatest secret of a holy and a happy life.
All that is sweet, delightful, and amiable in this world, in the serenity of the air, the fineness of seasons, the joy of light, the melody of sounds, the beauty of colors, the fragrancy of smells, the splendor our precious stones, is nothing else but Heaven breaking through the veil of this world, manifesting itself in such a degree and darting forth in such variety so much of its own nature.
Love and pity and wish well to every soul in the world; dwell in love, and then you dwell in God.
If you have not chosen the Kingdom of God first, it will in the end make no difference what you have chosen instead.
Every good thought that we have, and every good action that we perform, lays us open to pride, and thus exposes us to the various assaults of vanity and self-satisfaction.
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