Friday, August 13, 2010

Great Quotes

A sampling of some great quotes from some notable Catholics:

**"No human being can really understand another, and no one can arrange another's happiness."
-Graham Greene

**"We will either accuse ourselves or excuse ourselves."
-St. John Vianney

**"Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity."
-Lord Acton

**"When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly."
-Hilaire Belloc

**"The clearness of my conscience has made my heart hop for joy."
-St. Thomas More

**"There are those who hate Christianity and call their hatred an all-embracing love for all religions."
-G.K. Chesterton

**"Each small task of everyday life is part of the harmony of the universe."
-St. Therese

**"It is so stupid of modern civilisation to have given up believing in the devil when he is the only explanation of it."
-Ronald Knox

**"Faith is what someone knows to be true, whether they believe it or not."
-Flannery O'Connor

**"Don't hold your parents up to contempt. After all, you are their son, and it is just possible that you may take after them."
-Evelyn Waugh

**"The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish."
-John Paul II

**"Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others."
-Saint Augustine

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