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First and foremost, the monk should own nothing in this world, but he should have as his possessions solitude of the body, modesty of bearing, a modulated tone of voice, and a well-ordered manner of speech. He should be without anxiety as to his food and drink, and should eat in silence.


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Remember that bodily exercise, when it is well ordered, as I have said, is also prayer by means of w...
SAINT IGNATIUS
May the perfect grace and eternal love of Christ our Lord be our never-failing protection and help.
SAINT IGNATIUS
If God has given you the world's goods in abundance, it is to help you gain those of Heaven and ...
SAINT IGNATIUS
Never look a gift horse in the mouth. [Lat., Noli equi dentes inspicere donati.]
SAINT JEROME
Spiritual infirmities such as tepidity are caused, not only by chills but also by fevers, that is, b...
SAINT IGNATIUS
At this time of the year, with the holidays upon us, nothing says she cares about how I am, where I ...
RANDY SAINT
And behold you were within me,
and I out of myself,
and there I searched for you.
SAINT AUGUSTINE
For, were it not good that evil things should also exist, the omnipotent God would almost certainly ...
SAINT AUGUSTINE
They talk like angels but they live like men.
SAINT JEROME
Law is twofold -- natural and written. The natural law is in the heart, the written law on tables. A...
SAINT AMBROSE
When in Rome, live as the Romans do: when elsewhere, live as they live elsewhere.
SAINT AMBROSE
Due to seeing everything, we begin to stand everything … Due to standing everything, we eventually...
SAINT AUGUSTINE
I have learnt to love you late, Beauty at once so ancient and so new!
SAINT AUGUSTINE
How is it that in Ireland, where they never had any knowledge of God but, always, until now, cherish...
SAINT PATRICK
The gospel way it testify at all times to what you have seen and heard. And I have known too much to...
SAINT PATRICK
What St. Francis and St. Dominic have done, that, by God's grace, I will do.
SAINT IGNATIUS
He is not wise to me who is wise in words only, but he who is wise in deeds.
SAINT GREGORY
Anyone who truly loves God travels securely.
SAINT TERESA
The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart.
SAINT JEROME
Once you begin to believe there is help out there, you will know it to be true.
SAINT BARTHOLOMEW
Men go abroad to admire the heights of mountains, the mighty billows of the sea, the broad tides of ...
SAINT AUGUSTINE
Conscience and reputation are two things. Conscience is due to yourself, reputation to your neighbou...
SAINT AUGUSTINE
It is no great thing to be humble when you are brought low; but to be humble when you are praised is...
SAINT BERNARD
Forget not, O Lord, that I am one of those whom Thou hast created, and with Thine own blood hast red...
SAINT AMBROSE
Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long cours...
SAINT AUGUSTINE
It seems to me that an unjust law is no law at all.
SAINT AUGUSTINE
Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.
SAINT AUGUSTINE
God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.
SAINT AUGUSTINE
Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Th...
SAINT AUGUSTINE
Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
SAINT AUGUSTINE
The verdict of the world is conclusive.
SAINT AUGUSTINE
Blessedness consists in the accomplishment of our desires, and in our having only regular desires.
SAINT AUGUSTINE
The soul, which is spirit, can not dwell in dust; it is carried along to dwell in the blood.
SAINT AUGUSTINE
To abstain from sin when one can no longer sin is to be forsaken by sin, not to forsake it.
SAINT AUGUSTINE
Our bodies are shaped to bear children, and our lives are a working out of the processes of creation...
SAINT AUGUSTINE
In doing what we ought we deserve no praise, because it is our duty.
SAINT AUGUSTINE
Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.
SAINT AUGUSTINE
God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist.
SAINT AUGUSTINE