St Jerome Quotes & Wallpapers

St Jerome
Total Quotes: 134

Good, better, best. Never let it rest. 'Til your good is better and your better is best. St Jerome

Martyrdom does not consist only in dying for one's faith. Martyrdom also consists in serving God with love and purity of heart every day of one's life St Jerome

Wine is the first weapon that devils use in attacking the young St Jerome

Whoever eats the Lamb outside this House is profane. St Jerome

Woman is the root of all evil. St Jerome

It is our part to seek, His to grant what we ask; ours to make a beginning, His to bring it to completion; ours to offer what we can, His to finish what we cannot. St Jerome

To read without writing is to sleep. St Jerome

Time would fail me were I to try to lay before you in order all the passages in the Holy Scriptures which relate to the efficacy of baptism or to explain the mysterious doctrine of that second birth which though it is our second is yet our first in Christ. St Jerome

Malice swallows the greatest part of its own venom. St Jerome

Quick enough, if good enough. St Jerome

An ethic is not an ethic, and a value not a value without somesacrifice for it. Something given up, something not gained. St Jerome

No created mind, no created heart, no human force is capable of knowing how much love the Heart of Mary had for the Lord. St Jerome

Virginity can be lost by a thought. St Jerome

Even while living in the world, the heart of Mary was so filled with motherly tenderness and compassion for men that no-one ever suffered so much for their own pains, as Mary suffered for the pains of her children. St Jerome

The laws of Caesar are one thing, those of Christ, another. Papinianus judges one way, our Paul another. St Jerome

Honest speech does not seek secret places. St Jerome

Nothing gives us a greater idea of our soul, than that God has given us, at the moment of our birth, an angel to take care of it. St Jerome

A false interpretation of Scripture causes that the gospel of the Lord becomes the gospel of man, or, which is worse, of the devil. St Jerome

If a soul is not clothed with the teachings of the Church he cannot merit to have Jesus seated in him. St Jerome

Love knows nothing of order. St Jerome

Shun, as you would the plague, a cleric who from being poor has become wealthy, or who, from being nobody has become a celebrity. St Jerome

There are things in life that are bigger than ourselves. Life is short, live it well. St Jerome

To perceive is to categorize, to conceptualize is to categorize, to learn is to form categories, to make decisions is to categorize. St Jerome

No one loves to tell of scandal except to him who loves to hear it. Learn, then, to rebuke and check the detracting tongue by showing that you do not listen to it with pleasure. St Jerome

Everything must have in it a sharp seasoning of truth. St Jerome

That clergyman soon becomes an object of contempt who being often asked out to dinner never refuses to go. St Jerome

A fat stomach never breeds fine thoughts. St Jerome

The friendship that can cease has never been real. St Jerome

Why do you not practice what you preach. St Jerome

What good is speed if the brain has oozed out on the way. St Jerome

Thank God I am deemed worthy to be hated by the world. St Jerome

A man who is well grounded in the testimonies of the Scripture is the bulwark of the Church. St Jerome

Matrimony is always a vice, all that can be done is to excuse it and sanctify it; therefore it was made a religious sacrament. St Jerome

Nothing is hard for lovers, no labor is difficult for those who wish it. St Jerome

Let us learn upon earth those things which can call us to heaven. St Jerome

[O]pulence is always the result of theft, if not committed by the actual possessor, then by his predecessors. St Jerome

Avoid, as you would the plague, a clergyman who is also a man of business. St Jerome

Make knowledge of the Scripture your love ... Live with them, meditate on them, make them the sole object of your knowledge and inquiries. St Jerome

It is not being in Jerusalem, but living a good life there that is praiseworthy. St Jerome

Playing keys is more than just knowing what notes to play. You have to know about the buttons too. St Jerome

It is easier to mend neglect than to quicken love. St Jerome

The charges we bring against others often come home to ourselves; we inveigh against faults which are as much ours as theirs; and so our eloquence ends by telling against ourselves. St Jerome

Seek to learn on earth those truths which will remain ever valid in Heaven St Jerome

The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart. St Jerome

The scars of others should teach us caution. St Jerome

Haste is of the Devil. St Jerome

Catch, then, O catch the transient hour; Improve each moment as it flies! St Jerome

I praise wedlock, I praise marital union, but only because they produce me virgins. St Jerome

Always be doing something worthwhile; then the devil will always find you busy. St Jerome

When we pray we speak to God; but when we read, God speaks to us. St Jerome

It is worse still to be ignorant of your ignorance. St Jerome

The best advice that I can give you is this: Church-traditions- especially when they do not run counter to the faith- are to be observed in the form in which previous generations have handed them down... The traditions which have been handed down should be regarded as apostolic laws. St Jerome

If it is good not to touch a woman, then it is bad to touch a woman always and in every case. St Jerome

Everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses. St Jerome

We need more music that is passionate and meaningful and honest. St Jerome

It is hard for the human soul not to love something, and our mind must of necessity be drawn to some kind of affection. St Jerome

While truth is always bitter, pleasantness waits upon evildoing. St Jerome

No one cares to speak to an unwilling listener. An arrow never lodges in a stone: often it recoils upon the sender of it. St Jerome

Let your daughter have first of all the book of Psalms for holiness of heart, and be instructed in the Proverbs of Solomon for her godly life. St Jerome

If Christ did not want to dismiss the Jews without food in the desert for fear that they would collapse on the way, it was to teach us that it is dangerous to try to get to heaven without the Bread of Heaven. St Jerome

Among us, what is not allowed to women is equally not allowed to men. St Jerome

Preferring to store her money in the stomachs of the needy rather than hide it in a purse. St Jerome

He is rich enough who does not want bread. St Jerome

Neither Britain, a land fertile in tyrants, nor the people of Ireland, knew Moses and the prophets. St Jerome

Every day we are changing, every day we are dying, and yet we fancy ourselves eternal. St Jerome

Be ever engaged, so that whenever the devil calls he may find you occupied. St Jerome

Out of one hundred thousand sinners who continue in sin until death, scarcely one will be saved. St Jerome

Do not marvel at the novelty of the thing, if a Virgin gives birth to God. St Jerome

My speech is too fast; my oration confused; love knows no order. St Jerome

Begin now what you will be hereafter. St Jerome

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