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Saint Jerome Quotes


Latin scholar
(340 - 420)

Be always employed about some rational thing, that the devil find thee not idle.
 

Let us learn upon earth, those things which can prepare us for heaven.
[Piety]
 

Misfortune is never mournful to the soul that accepts it; for such do always see that in every cloud is an angel's face.
[Misfortune]
 

No one will tell a tale of scandal, except to him who loves to hear it. Learn, then, to check and rebuke the detracting tongue, by showing that you do not listen to it but with displeasure.
 

The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church.