Moral character is assessed not by what a man knows but by what he loves
There are wolves within, and there are sheep without.
God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.
But if you do not wish to die of thirst in the desert, drink charity. This is the fountain the Lord has willed to place here, lest we faint on the way, and we shall drink it more abundantly when we come to the Fatherland.
I held my heart back from positively accepting anything, since I was afraid of another fall, and in this condition of suspense I was being all the more killed.
Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop.
If you believe what you like in the Gospel, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself.
When consent takes the form of seeking to possess the things we wish, this is called desire. When consent takes the form of enjoying the things we wish, this is called joy.
The punishment of every disordered mind is its own disorder.
Do not feel surprise at being schooled amid toil: you are being schooled for a wondrous destiny.