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John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Words would be superfluous if we had deeds Words would be superfluous if we had deeds to show for Them. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Dost thou wish to receive mercy? Show mercy Dost thou wish to receive mercy? Show mercy to thy neighbor. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Intemperance is a hydra with a hundred heads. Intemperance is a hydra with a hundred heads. She never stalks abroad unaccompanied with impurity, anger, and the most infamous profligacies. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: The love of husband and wife is the The love of husband and wife is the force that welds society together. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: The primary goal in the education of children The primary goal in the education of children is to teach, and to give the example of, a virtuous life. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: It brings comfort to have companions in whatever It brings comfort to have companions in whatever happens. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Prayer is the root, the fountain, the mother Prayer is the root, the fountain, the mother of a thousand blessings. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Not to share our own wealth with the Not to share our own wealth with the poor is theft from the poor and deprivation of their means of life; we do not possess our own wealth, but theirs. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: The drunken man is a living corpse. The drunken man is a living corpse. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: He that enjoys naught without thanksgiving is as He that enjoys naught without thanksgiving is as though he robbed God. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: I do not think there are many among I do not think there are many among Bishops that will be saved, but many more that perish. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Even if we stand at the very summit Even if we stand at the very summit of virtue, it is by mercy that we shall be saved. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By John Chrysostom: The Holy Scriptures were not givento us that The Holy Scriptures were not given
to us that we should enclose
them in books, but that we should
engrave them upon our hearts. — John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By John Chrysostom: For Christians above all men are forbidden to For Christians above all men are forbidden to correct the stumblings of sinners by force. — John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: The Holy Scriptures lead us to God and The Holy Scriptures lead us to God and open the path to the knowledge of God. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: It is a shame for a man to It is a shame for a man to desire honor because of his noble progenitors, and not to deserve it by his own virtue. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Whether or not our prayer is heard depends Whether or not our prayer is heard depends not on the number of our words, but on the fervor of our souls. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: If there were no tribulation, there would be If there were no tribulation, there would be no rest; if there were no winter, there would be no summer. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Let us always guard our tongue; not that Let us always guard our tongue; not that it should always be silent, but that it should speak at the proper time. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Fasting is a medicine. Fasting is a medicine. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: The pains of hell are not the greatest The pains of hell are not the greatest part of hell; the loss of heaven is the weightiest woe of hell. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By John Geddes: You say you don't mistrust me, yet you You say you don't mistrust me, yet you quote Chrysostom - Hell is paved with priests' skulls ... — John Geddes
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: The slave should be resigned to his lot, The slave should be resigned to his lot, in obeying his master he is obeying God. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: It is folly to abstain all day long It is folly to abstain all day long from food, but fail to abstain from sin and selfishness. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: The road to Hell is paved with the The road to Hell is paved with the bones of priests and monks, and the skulls of bishops are the lamp posts that light the path. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: What is it to be a fool for What is it to be a fool for Christ? It is to control one's thoughts when they stray out of line. It is to make the mind empty and free ... — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Only those who do not fight are never Only those who do not fight are never wounded. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Shall I tell you of their plundering, their Shall I tell you of their plundering, their covetousness, their abandonment of the poor, their thefts, their cheating in trade? — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: There is nothing that has been created without There is nothing that has been created without some reason, even if human nature is incapable of knowing precisely the reason for them all. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Mercy imitates God and disappoints Satan. Mercy imitates God and disappoints Satan. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By John Chrysostom: The highest point of philosophy is to be The highest point of philosophy is to be both wise and simple; this is the angelic life. — John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Glory be to God for all things! Glory be to God for all things! — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Laughter does not seem to be a sin, Laughter does not seem to be a sin, but it leads to sin. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: When you are weary of praying, and do When you are weary of praying, and do not receive, consider how often you have heard a poor man calling, and have not listened to him. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By John Chrysostom: And all men are ready to pass judgement And all men are ready to pass judgement on the priest as if he was not a being clothed with flesh, or one who inherited a human nature. — John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By John Chrysostom: No one can harm the man who does No one can harm the man who does himself no wrong. — John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: One who strictly prosecutes the misdemeanors of others One who strictly prosecutes the misdemeanors of others will find not condescension towards his own. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Woman -a foe of friendship, an inescapable punishment, Woman -a foe of friendship, an inescapable punishment, a necessary evil. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: This is the highest point of philosophy, to This is the highest point of philosophy, to be simple & wise; this is the angelic life. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By John Chrysostom: Poor human reason, when it trusts in itself, Poor human reason, when it trusts in itself, substitutes the strangest absurdities for the highest divine concepts. — John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By John Chrysostom: Riches are not forbidden, but the pride of Riches are not forbidden, but the pride of them is. — John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Thus abide constantly with the name of our Thus abide constantly with the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, so that the heart swallows the Lord and the Lord the heart, and the two become one. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Is it not excessively ridiculous to seek the Is it not excessively ridiculous to seek the good opinion of those whom you would never wish to be like? — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Musicke doth withdraw our mindes from earthly cogitations, Musicke doth withdraw our mindes from earthly cogitations, lifteth up our spirits into heaven, maketh them light and celestial. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: It is certainly a greater and more wonderful It is certainly a greater and more wonderful work to change the minds of enemies, bringing about a change of soul, than to kill them. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Where dance is, there is the devil. Where dance is, there is the devil. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: The Eucharist is a fire that inflames us, The Eucharist is a fire that inflames us, that, like lions breathing fire, we may retire from the altar being made terrible to the devil. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: What shepherd feeds his sheep with his own What shepherd feeds his sheep with his own blood? But Christ feeds us with His own Blood and in all things unites us to Himself. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Many can give money to those in need, Many can give money to those in need, but to personally serve the needy readily, out of love, and in a fraternal spirit, requires a truly great soul. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: What gnats are compared with humans, so is What gnats are compared with humans, so is the whole creation compared with God. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Ellen F. Davis: The fourth-century Greek theologian St. John Chrysostom said The fourth-century Greek theologian St. John Chrysostom said that Job's greatest trial was that his wife was not taken. (pg. 125) — Ellen F. Davis
John Chrysostom Quotes By John Chrysostom: Hell is paved with priests' skulls. Hell is paved with priests' skulls. — John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Fasting of the body is food for the Fasting of the body is food for the soul. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: There is nothing colder than a Christian who There is nothing colder than a Christian who does not seek to save others. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: What prayer could be more true before God What prayer could be more true before God the Father than that which the Son, who is Truth, uttered with His own lips? — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: When the Mass is being celebrated, the sanctuary When the Mass is being celebrated, the sanctuary is filled with countless angels, who adore the Divine Victim immolated on the altar. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: No matter how just your words may be, No matter how just your words may be, you ruin everything when you speak with anger. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By John Chrysostom: Nothing is more fallacious than wealth. It is Nothing is more fallacious than wealth. It is a hostile comrade, a domestic enemy. — John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Of all the afflictions that burden the human Of all the afflictions that burden the human race, there is not one, whether spiritual or bodily, that cannot be healed by the Holy Scriptures. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Endurance is the queen of all virtues. Endurance is the queen of all virtues. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By John Chrysostom: For You are holy, our God, and to For You are holy, our God, and to You we give glory, to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, now and forever... — John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By John Chrysostom: But now, instead of organs, Christians must use But now, instead of organs, Christians must use the body to praise God. — John Chrysostom
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John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Woman is a necessary evil, a natural temptation, Woman is a necessary evil, a natural temptation, a desirable calamity, a domestic peril, a deadly fascination, and a painted ill. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Memory of our good works makes us negligent Memory of our good works makes us negligent and leads to arrogance. Do not think of your good deeds, so that God may remember them. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: The rich man is not one who is The rich man is not one who is in possession of much, but one who gives much. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By John Chrysostom: Slander is worse than cannibalism. Slander is worse than cannibalism. — John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Let us not overlook so great a gain. Let us not overlook so great a gain. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Every trace of the old philosophy and literatureof Every trace of the old philosophy and literatureof the ancient world has vanished from the face of the earth. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Feet were made, not given for dancing, but Feet were made, not given for dancing, but to walk modestly, not to leap impudently like camels. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Him who is dead and gone honor with Him who is dead and gone honor with remembrance, not with tears. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: The test of sincerity of one's prayer is The test of sincerity of one's prayer is the willingness to labor on its behalf. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: The Jews were God's chosen people. The Jews were God's chosen people. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: The bee is more honored than other animals, The bee is more honored than other animals, not because she labors, but because she labors for others. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By John Chrysostom: Men have the power of thinking that they Men have the power of thinking that they may avoid sin. — John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: If you would rise, shun luxury, for luxury If you would rise, shun luxury, for luxury lowers and degrades. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: It is simply impossible to lead, without the It is simply impossible to lead, without the aid of prayer, a virtuous life. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Words cannot express the joy which a friend Words cannot express the joy which a friend imparts. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: What the soul is in the body, let What the soul is in the body, let Christians be in the world. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Prayer is the place of refuge for every Prayer is the place of refuge for every worry, a foundation for cheerfulness, a source of constant happiness, a protection against sadness. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Be ashamed when you sin, not when you Be ashamed when you sin, not when you repent. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: Good men do not always have grace and Good men do not always have grace and favor, lest they should be puffed up, and grow insolent and proud. — Saint John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom Quotes By Saint John Chrysostom: That is true plenty, not to have, but That is true plenty, not to have, but not to want riches. — Saint John Chrysostom