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Saint Bernard Quotes





He who prays and labours lifts his heart to God with his hands.
[Self Reliance]
 

I believe though I do not comprehend, and I hold by faith what I cannot grasp with the mind.
 

It is no great thing to be humble when you are brought low; but to be humble when you are praised is a great and rare attainment.
[Humility]
 

Knowledge that terminates in curiosity and speculation is inferior to that which is useful; and of all useful knowledge that is the most so which consists in a due care and just notion of ourselves.
[Knowledge]
 

Nothing can work me damage except myself. - The harm that I sustain I carry about with me, and am never a real sufferer but by my own fault.
[Injury]
 

Nothing can work me damage, except myself. - The harm that I sustain I carry about me, and never am a real sufferer but by my own fault.
[Character]
 

Prayer is a virtue that prevaileth against all temptations.
[Prayer]
 

The true measure of loving God is to love him without measure.
[Love]
 

You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.
 

Your actions, in passing, pass not away, for every good work is a grain of seed for eternal life.
[Goodness]