Pope Paul VI Quotes.
Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows.
Technological society has succeeded in multiplying the opportunities for pleasure, but it has great difficulty in generating joy.
All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.
This pious practice, by which the Blessed Virgin Mary is honored and the Christian people enriched with spiritual gifts, gladdens and consoles us. Mary remains ever the path that leads to Christ. Every encounter with her can only result in an encounter with Christ himself
No more war! Never again war! If you wish to be brothers, drop your weapons.
In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day’s long.
The Mass is the most perfect form of prayer.
Of all human activities, man’s listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will.
If you believe in peace it is possible. If it is possible it is a duty.
Modern man listens more willingly to witnesses than to teachers, and if he does listen to teachers, it is because they are witnesses.
The world calls for, and expects from us, simplicity of life, the spirit of prayer, charity towards all, especially towards the lowly and the poor, obedience and humility, detachment, and self-sacrifice. Without this mark of holiness, our word will have difficulty in touching the heart of modern man.
The Eucharistic mystery stands at the heart and center of the liturgy since it is the fount of life by which we are cleansed and strengthened to live not for ourselves but for God and to be united in love among ourselves.
Never give advice in a crowd.
Lord, to whom should we go? Thy words are the words of eternal life.
Never reach out your hand unless you’re willing to extend an arm.
The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune.
A dimple on the chin, the devil within.
If evils increase, the devotion of the People of God should also increase.
Through some crack the smoke of satan has entered into the Church of God.
We must see to it that enthusiasm for the future does not give rise to contempt for the past.
We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly; let him rejoice.
This world in which we live needs beauty in order not to sink into despair. It is beauty, like truth, which brings joy to the heart of man and is that precious fruit which resists the year and tear of time, which unites generations and makes them share things in admiration.
We believe with all the strength of our spirit that mankind has a supreme, primary and irreplaceable need which can be satisfied only through Jesus Christ, the first-born among men, the head of the new humanity, in whom each individual reaches full self-realization.
In youth, the days are short and the years are long. In old age, the years are short and days long.
Every mother is like Moses. She does not enter the promised land. She prepares a world she will not see.