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Pope John XXIII - Quotes

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Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.

Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.

It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.

It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.

I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart.

I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart.

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

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

The family is the first essential cell of human society.

The family is the first essential cell of human society.

It is now for the Catholic Church to bend herself to her work with calmness and generosity. It is for you to observe her with renewed and friendly attention. ---->>>

See everything, overlook a great deal, correct a little.

See everything, overlook a great deal, correct a little.

A peaceful man does more good than a learned one. ---->>>

Born poor, but of honored and humble people, I am particularly proud to die poor. ---->>>

The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.

The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.

The feelings of my smallness and my nothingness always kept me good company. ---->>>

It often happens that I wake up at night and begin to think about a serious problem and decide I must tell the Pope about it. Then I wake up completely and remember that I am the Pope. ---->>>

Anybody can be Pope; the proof of this is that I have become one. ---->>>

Here I am at the end of the road and at the top of the heap. ---->>>

Italians come to ruin most generally in three ways, women, gambling, and farming. My family chose the slowest one. ---->>>

Every man has the right to life, to bodily integrity. ---->>>

The council now beginning rises in the Church like the daybreak, a forerunner of most splendid light. ---->>>

I am able to follow my own death step by step. Now I move softly towards the end. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Italian
Born: November 25, 1881
Birthplace:
Die: 06-03, 1963
Occupation: Clergyman
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Pope Saint John XXIII (Latin: Ioannes XXIII; Italian: Giovanni XXIII; born Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, Italian pronunciation: [ˈandʒelo dʒuˈzɛppe roŋˈkalli]; 25 November 1881 – 3 June 1963) reigned as Pope from 28 October 1958 to his death in 1963 and was canonized on 27 April 2014. Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli was the fourth of fourteen children born to a family of sharecroppers who lived in a village in Lombardy (wikipedia)