"Man should tremble, the world should vibrate, all Heaven should be deeply moved when the Son of God appears on the altar in the hands of the priest."
"Blessed is the servant who loves his brother as much when he is sick and useless as when he is well and an be of service to him. And blessed is he who loves his brother as well when he is afar off as when he is by his side, and who would say nothing behind his back he might not, in love, say before his face."
"Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible."
"The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today."
"Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received--only what you have given."
"Sanctify yourself and you will sanctify society."
"If we endure things patiently and with gladness thinking on the sufferings of our blessed Lord, and bearing all for the love of Him: herein is perfect joy."
"It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching."
"While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart."
"It is not fitting, when one is in God's service, to have a gloomy face or a chilling look."
"Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance. Where there is patience and humility, there is neither anger nor vexation. Where there is poverty and joy, there is neither greed nor avarice. Where there is peace and meditation, there is neither anxiety nor doubt."
"I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, he can work through anyone."
"Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self."
"All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle."
"A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows."
"If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men."
"Nor did demons crucify Him; it is you who have crucified Him and crucify Him still, when you delight in your vices and sins."
"Everyday, Jesus humbles himself just as He did when He came from His heavenly throne into the Virgin’s womb; everyday He comes to us and lets us see Him in abjection, when He descends from the bosom of the Father into the hands of the priest at the altar."