Saturday, March 21, 2009

Humility Quotes

One day of humble self-knowledge is a greater grace from the Lord, although it may have cost us many afflictions and trials, than many days of prayer. --ST. TERESA

Humility is truth. --ST. THERESE OF LISIEUX

Persons who keep themselves low in their own estimation and love to be considered of little account and despised by others please God in the highest degree. --THOMAS A KEMPIS

Hold thyself as vile; rejoice to be so held by others; never exalt thyself by reason of the gifts of God, and thou shalt be perfectly humble. --ST. BONAVENTURE

The practice of humility consists not only in thinking and saying that you are full of faults, but in rejoicing because others think and say the same thing about you. --ST. THERESE OF LISIEUX

The most powerful weapon to conquer the devil is humility. For, as he does not know at all how to employ it, neither does he know how to defend himself from it. --ST. VINCENT DE PAUL

Get them every day this Lent from Father Anthony Ho


Dominic Tramontana said...

Thank you for this post, Paul.

Paul Stilwell said...

Your quite welcome Dominic.