Inspiring Quotes

"Faith is to believe what you do not see.  The reward of faith is to see what you believe." St. Augustine

"Without the burden of afflictions it is impossible to reach the height of grace.  The gift of grace increases as the struggle increases."  St. Rose of Lima

"The world offers you comfort, but you were not made for comfort.  You were made for greatness."  Pope Benedict XVI

"The Eucharist is the secret of my day.  It gives strength and meaning to all my activities of service to the Church and to the world." Pope Saint John Paul II

"Nothing great is ever achieved without enduring much." St. Catherine of Siena 

"In my deepest wound I saw your glory and it dazzled me."  St. Augustine 

"I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love."  Blessed Mother Theresa

"Genuine love is demanding, but its beauty lies precisely in the demands it makes." Pope Francis 

"We cannot all do great things, but we can do small things with great love." Blessed Mother Theresa

"To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it." G.K Chesterton

"The saints did not all begin well, but they ended well." St. John Vianney

"Hold your eyes on God and leave the doing to Him.  That is all the doing you have to worry about." St. Jeanne de Chantal

"The devil fears hearts on fire with love of God." St. Catherine Sienna

"It isn't good to let our thoughts disturb us or worry us at all." St. Teresa of Avila

"Never be afraid of loving the Blessed Virgin too much. You can never love her more than Jesus did." St. Maximilian Kolbe

"Each generation is converted by the saint who contradicts it most." G.K. Chesterton

"If God sends you many sufferings it is a sign that He has great plans for you, and certainly wants to make you a saint." St. Ignatius of Loyola

"Our hearts were made for You, O Lord, and they are restless until they rest in You." St. Augustine of Hippo

"Jesus, help me to simplify my life by learning what you want me to be - and becoming that person." St. Thérèse of Lisieux

"He who possesses God lacks nothing: God alone suffices." St. Teresa of Avila

"Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier." Blessed Mother Teresa

"Life with Christ is a wonderful adventure." Saint John Paul II

“Fear not, I am with you; be not dismayed; I am your God. I will strengthen you, and help you, and uphold you with my right hand of justice.” Isaiah 41:10 

“The future starts today, not tomorrow.” Saint John Paul the Great

“The Lord is loving unto man, and swift to pardon, but slow to punish. Let no man therefore despair of his own salvation.” St. Cyril of Jerusalem 

“Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire!” Saint Catherine of Siena 

“A single act of pure love pleases me more than a thousand imperfect prayers.” Jesus (According to St. Faustina) 

“Though an army encamp against me, my heart does not fear; Though war be waged against me, even then do I trust.” Psalm 27:3 

“True charity consists in doing good to those who do us evil, and in thus winning them over.” Saint Alphonsus Liguori 

“Faith is like a bright ray of sun light. It enables us to see God in all things as well as all things in God.” St. Francis de Sale 

“The Holy Spirit leads us like a mother. He leads His child by the hand…as a sighted person leads a blind person.” St. John Vianney 

“I am not capable of doing big things, but I want to do everything, even the smallest things, for the greater glory of God.” Saint Dominic Savio 

“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.” Mother Teresa 

“Father, I am seeking: I am hesitant and uncertain, but will you, O God, watch over each step of mine and guide me.” St. Augustine 

"I love You, O my God, and my only desire is to love You until the last breath of my life. I love You, O my infinitely lovable God, and I would rather die loving You, than live without loving You. I love You, Lord and the only grace I ask is to love You eternally....My God, if my tongue cannot say in every moment that I love You, I want my heart to repeat it to You as often as I draw breath." Saint John Vianney