Pope Paul VI - Quotes

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All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.

All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.

Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows. ---->>>

The work of art, just like any fragment of human life considered in its deepest meaning, seems to me devoid of value if it does not offer the hardness, the rigidity, the regularity, the luster on every interior and exterior facet, of the crystal. ---->>>

In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day's long.

In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day's long.

Of all human activities, man's listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will.

Of all human activities, man's listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will.

Nothing makes one feel so strong as a call for help.

Nothing makes one feel so strong as a call for help.

You must strive to multiply bread so that it suffices for the tables of mankind, and not rather favor an artificial control of birth, which would be irrational, in order to diminish the number of guests at the banquet of life. ---->>>

Never reach out your hand unless you're willing to extend an arm. ---->>>

Technological society has succeeded in multiplying the opportunities for pleasure, but it has great difficulty in generating joy.

Technological society has succeeded in multiplying the opportunities for pleasure, but it has great difficulty in generating joy.

We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly; let him rejoice.

We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly; let him rejoice.

If you want peace work for justice. ---->>>

Anger is as a stone cast into a wasp's nest.

Anger is as a stone cast into a wasp's nest.

A dimple on the chin, the devil within. ---->>>

Failing to be there when a man wants her is a woman's greatest sin, except to be there when he doesn't want her. ---->>>

Every mother is like Moses. She does not enter the promised land. She prepares a world she will not see. ---->>>

Are there memories left that are safe from the clutches of phony anniversaries? ---->>>

Think how many blameless lives are brightened by the blazing indiscretions of other people. ---->>>

The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune. ---->>>

Physics does not change the nature of the world it studies, and no science of behavior can change the essential nature of man, even though both sciences yield technologies with a vast power to manipulate the subject matters. ---->>>

Liturgy is like a strong tree whose beauty is derived from the continuous renewal of its leaves, but whose strength comes from the old trunk, with solid roots in the ground.

Liturgy is like a strong tree whose beauty is derived from the continuous renewal of its leaves, but whose strength comes from the old trunk, with solid roots in the ground.

The Eucharistic mystery stands at the heart and center of the liturgy since it is the fount of life by which we are cleansed and strengthened to live not for ourselves but for God and to be united in love among ourselves. ---->>>

No more war! Never again war! If you wish to be brothers, drop your weapons. ---->>>

Never give advice in a crowd. ---->>>

I met a hundred men going to Delhi and everyone is my brother. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Italian
Born: September 26, 1897
Birthplace:
Die: 08-06, 1978
Occupation: Clergyman
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Pope Paul VI (Latin: Paulus VI; Italian: Paolo VI), born Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini (Italian pronunciation: [dʒioˈvanːi baˈtːista enˈriko anˈtonjo marˈija monˈtini]; 26 September 1897 – 6 August 1978), reigned from 21 June 1963 to his death in 1978. Succeeding John XXIII, he continued the Second Vatican Council which he closed in 1965, implementing its numerous reforms, and fostered improved ecumenical relations with Eastern Orthodox and Protestants, which resulted in many historic meetings and agreements (wikipedia)