New Quotes!

‘Creation is a song that God freely desires to sing into the vast spaces of the universe.’
St. Bonaventure

‘The rose is without “why”; it blooms simply because it blooms. It pays no attention to itself, nor does it ask whether anyone sees it.’
Angelus Silesius

‘The poverty and austerity of Saint Francis were no mere veneer of asceticism, but something much more radical: a refusal to turn reality into an object simply to be used and controlled.’
Pope Francis (Laudato Si n. 11)

‘the present world system is certainly unsustainable from a number of points of view, for we have stopped thinking about the goals of human activity.’
Pope Francis (Laudato Si n. 61)

‘I can’t imagine really enjoying a book and reading it only once.’
C.S. Lewis

‘The more laws, the less justice.’
Cicero

‘The day on which God has unrestricted power over our hearts we shall also have unrestricted power over his.’
St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein)

‘There is much suffering in the world — very much. And this material suffering is suffering from hunger, suffering from homelessness, from all kinds of diseases, but I still think the greatest suffering is being lonely, feeling unloved, just having no one.’
Bl. Mother Teresa of Calcutta

He has forgotten your infidelities long ago. Only your desires for perfection remain to make His heart rejoice. I implore you, don’t drag yourself to His feet ever again. Follow that “first impulse which draws you into His arms.”‘
St. Therese of Lisieux

‘For those who love Him, and after each fault come to ask pardon by throwing themselves into His arms, Jesus trembles with joy.’
St. Therese of Lisieux

‘Ah! my brother, how the goodness of Jesus, His merciful love, are so little known! It is true that to enjoy these riches we must be humbled and recognise our nothingness, and that is what so many are not willing to do.’
St. Therese of Lisieux

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