Truth/Wisdom

There are in truth three states of the converted: the beginning, the middle, and the perfection. In the beginning, they experience the charms of sweetness; in the middle, the contests of temptation; and in the end, the fullness of perfection.

Pope St. Gregory the Great

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Whether, therefore, we receive what we ask for, or do not receive it, let us still continue steadfast in prayer. For to fail in obtaining the desires of our heart, when God so wills it, is not worse than to receive it; for we know not as He does, what is profitable to us.

St. John Chrysostom

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God draws straight with crooked lines.

Fr. Andrew Greeley

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His [Christ’s) humanity is the first step down and the last step up on the beautiful spiral of Creation.

Fr. Christopher Rengers

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Stupidity is also a gift of God, but one mustn’t misuse it.

Pope John Paul II

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Men are like wine – some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.

Pope John XXIII

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The truth is not always the same as the majority decision.

Pope John Paul II

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God is not only true, but Truth itself.

Pope Leo XIII

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If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives to all men generously and without reproaching, and it will be given him.

St. James

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Christ said, “I am the Truth”; he did not say “I am the custom.”

St. Toribio

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