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Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "Prayer is the place of refuge for every worry, a foundation for cheerfulness, a source of constant happiness, a protection against sadness."

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 Quotes: "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."

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 Quotes: "No matter how just your words may be, when you speak with anger, you ruin all: no matter how boldly you speak, how fairly reprove, or what not."

No matter how just your words may be, when you speak with anger, you ruin all: no matter how boldly you speak, how fairly reprove, or what not.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "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."

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 Quotes: "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."

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 Quotes: "To destroy the fetus 'is something worse than murder.' The one who does this 'does not take away life that has already been born, but prevents it from being born.'"

To destroy the fetus 'is something worse than murder.' The one who does this 'does not take away life that has already been born, but prevents it from being born.'



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "There is nothing colder than a Christian who does not seek to save others."

There is nothing colder than a Christian who does not seek to save others.




Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "The bee is more honored than other animals, not because she labors, but because she labors for others."

The bee is more honored than other animals, not because she labors, but because she labors for others.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "I am a Christian. He who answers thus has declared everything at once-his country, profession, family; the believer belongs to no city on earth but to the heavenly Jerusalem."

I am a Christian. He who answers thus has declared everything at once-his country, profession, family; the believer belongs to no city on earth but to the heavenly Jerusalem.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "It is impossible to be saved without the help of the Most Blessed Virgin, because those who are not saved by the justice of God are saved by the intercession of Mary."

It is impossible to be saved without the help of the Most Blessed Virgin, because those who are not saved by the justice of God are saved by the intercession of Mary.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "The rich man is not one who is in possession of much, but one who gives much."

The rich man is not one who is in possession of much, but one who gives much.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "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."

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 Quotes: "God loves us more than a father, mother, friend, or any else could love, and even more than we are able to love ourselves."

God loves us more than a father, mother, friend, or any else could love, and even more than we are able to love ourselves.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "We must not mind insulting men, if by respecting them we offend God."

We must not mind insulting men, if by respecting them we offend God.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "The love of husband and wife is the force that welds society together."

The love of husband and wife is the force that welds society together.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "Let us always guard our tongue; not that it should always be silent, but that it should speak at the proper time."

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 Quotes: "It is better to err by excess of mercy than by excess of severity. . .Wilt thou become a Saint? Be severe to thyself but kind to others."

It is better to err by excess of mercy than by excess of severity. . .Wilt thou become a Saint? Be severe to thyself but kind to others.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "Faithfulness in little things is a big thing."

Faithfulness in little things is a big thing.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "A comprehended god is no god."

A comprehended god is no god.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "Even if we stand at the very summit of virtue, it is by mercy that we shall be saved."

Even if we stand at the very summit of virtue, it is by mercy that we shall be saved.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "Poor human reason, when it trusts in itself, substitutes the strangest absurdities for the highest divine concepts"

Poor human reason, when it trusts in itself, substitutes the strangest absurdities for the highest divine concepts



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "If there were no tribulation, there would be no rest; if there were no winter, there would be no summer."

If there were no tribulation, there would be no rest; if there were no winter, there would be no summer.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "We are commanded to have only one enemy, the devil. With him never be reconciled! But with a brother, never be at enmity in thy heart."

We are commanded to have only one enemy, the devil. With him never be reconciled! But with a brother, never be at enmity in thy heart.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "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."

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 Quotes: "Riches are not forbidden, but the pride of them is."

Riches are not forbidden, but the pride of them is.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "You can set up an altar to God in your minds by means of prayer. And so it is fitting to pray at your trade, on a journey, standing at a counter or sitting at your handicraft."

You can set up an altar to God in your minds by means of prayer. And so it is fitting to pray at your trade, on a journey, standing at a counter or sitting at your handicraft.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "God helps those who work, not those who are idle. No one helps an inactive person, but one who joins in the labor. The good God himself will bring...work to perfection."

God helps those who work, not those who are idle. No one helps an inactive person, but one who joins in the labor. The good God himself will bring...work to perfection.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "Nothing will divide the church so much as the love of power."

Nothing will divide the church so much as the love of power.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "Let no one mourn that he has fallen again and again; for forgiveness has risen from the grave."

Let no one mourn that he has fallen again and again; for forgiveness has risen from the grave.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "It is simply impossible to lead, without the aid of prayer, a virtuous life."

It is simply impossible to lead, without the aid of prayer, a virtuous life.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "The test of sincerity of one's prayer is the willingness to labor on its behalf."

The test of sincerity of one's prayer is the willingness to labor on its behalf.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "The desire to rule is the mother of heresies."

The desire to rule is the mother of heresies.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "Imagine your anger to be a kind of wild beast, because it has ferocious teeth and claws, and if you don't tame it, it will devastate all things even corrupting the soul."

Imagine your anger to be a kind of wild beast, because it has ferocious teeth and claws, and if you don't tame it, it will devastate all things even corrupting the soul.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "We pray not to inform God or instruct Him but to beseech Him closely, to be made intimate with Him, by continuance in supplication; to be humbled; to be reminded of our sins."

We pray not to inform God or instruct Him but to beseech Him closely, to be made intimate with Him, by continuance in supplication; to be humbled; to be reminded of our sins.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "Mercy imitates God and disappoints Satan."

Mercy imitates God and disappoints Satan.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "Only those who do not fight are never wounded."

Only those who do not fight are never wounded.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "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."

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 Quotes: "If repentance is neglected for an instant, one can lose the power of the Resurrection as he lives with the weakness of tepidity and the potential of his fall."

If repentance is neglected for an instant, one can lose the power of the Resurrection as he lives with the weakness of tepidity and the potential of his fall.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "Every family should have a room where Christ is welcome in the person of the hungry and thirsty stranger."

Every family should have a room where Christ is welcome in the person of the hungry and thirsty stranger.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "Dost thou wish to receive mercy? Show mercy to thy neighbor."

Dost thou wish to receive mercy? Show mercy to thy neighbor.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "As a moth gnaws a garment, so doth envy consume a man."

As a moth gnaws a garment, so doth envy consume a man.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "Is it not excessively ridiculous to seek the good opinion of those whom you would never wish to be like?"

Is it not excessively ridiculous to seek the good opinion of those whom you would never wish to be like?



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "When the Mass is being celebrated, the sanctuary is filled with countless angels, who adore the Divine Victim immolated on the altar."

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 Quotes: "When we once begin to form good resolutions, God gives us every opportunity of carrying them out."

When we once begin to form good resolutions, God gives us every opportunity of carrying them out.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "Slander is worse than cannibalism."

Slander is worse than cannibalism.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "In the Christian combat, not the striker, as in the Olympic contests, but he who is struck, wins the crown. This is the law in the celestial theatre, where the Angels are the spectators."

In the Christian combat, not the striker, as in the Olympic contests, but he who is struck, wins the crown. This is the law in the celestial theatre, where the Angels are the spectators.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "Surely we ought to show them (animals) great kindness and gentleness for many reasons, but, above all, because they are of the same origin as ourselves."

Surely we ought to show them (animals) great kindness and gentleness for many reasons, but, above all, because they are of the same origin as ourselves.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "Charity is indeed, a great thing, and a gift of God, and when it is rightly ordered likens us unto God himself, as far as that is possible; for it is charity which makes the man."

Charity is indeed, a great thing, and a gift of God, and when it is rightly ordered likens us unto God himself, as far as that is possible; for it is charity which makes the man.



Saint John Chrysostom Quotes: "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."

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.