St. Jerome Quotes
If it is good not to touch a woman, then it is bad to touch a woman always and in every case.
It is our part to seek, His to grant what we ask, ours to make a beginning, His to bring it to completion, ours to offer what we can, His to finish what we cannot.
Love knows nothing of order.
Avoid, as you would the plague, a clergyman who is also a man of business.
The Scriptures are shallow enough for a babe to come and drink without fear of drowning and deep enough for theologians to swim in without ever reaching the bottom.
To read without writing is to sleep.
For all riches come from iniquity, and unless one were to lose another could not gain. Hence the common adage seems to me to be very true: The rich man is unjust or the heir of an unjust one.
[O]pulence is always the result of theft, if not committed by the actual possessor, then by his predecessors.
When we pray we speak to God, but when we read, God speaks to us.
Marriage fills the Earth, virginity Heaven.
Always be doing something worthwhile, then the devil will always find you busy.
The line, often adopted by strong men in controversy, of justifying the means by the end.
To saints their very slumber is a prayer.
The fact is that my native land is a prey to barbarism, that in it men's only God is their belly, that they live only for the present, and that the richer a man is the holier he is held to be.
Nothing gives us a greater idea of our soul, than that God has given us, at the moment of our birth, an angel to take care of it.
Let us learn upon earth those things which can call us to heaven.
The Roman world is in collapse but we do not bend our neck.
That rain is the best which falls steadily on the earth. A sudden and excessive downpour ruins the fields.
Among us, what is not allowed to women is equally not allowed to men.
Keep always busy so that the devil will find you always engaged.