Fulton J. Sheen Quotes

Best 19 Quotes by Fulton J. Sheen

“God does not love us because we are valuable. We are valuable because God loves us.”

“Hearing nuns' confessions is like being stoned to death with popcorn.”

“If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.”

“It's impossible to lose your footing when you're on your knees.”

“Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.”

“Moral principles do not depend on a majority vote. Wrong is wrong, even if everybody is wrong. Right is right, even if nobody is right.”

“Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is 'timing'. It waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way.”

“Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.”

“There are not one hundred people in the United States who hate The Catholic Church, but there are millions who hate what they wrongly perceive the Catholic Church to be.”

“Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.”

“When you are getting kicked from the rear it means you are in front.”

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“A teacher who cannot explain any abstract subject to a child does not himself thoroughly understand his subject; if he does not attempt to break down his knowledge to fit the child's mind, he does not understand teaching.”

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“A woman never tells you why she loves; she just tells you how she loves.”

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“Books are the most wonderful friends in the world. When you meet them and pick them up, they are always ready to give you a few ideas. When you put them down, they never get mad; when you take them up again, they seem to enrich you all the more.”

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“Man is incurably curious.”

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“Man wants three things; life, knowledge, and love.”

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“Nothing ever happens in the world that does not happen first inside human hearts.”

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“The difference between the love of a man and the love of a woman is that a man will always give reasons for loving, but a woman gives no reasons for loving.”

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“We become like that which we love. If we love what is base, we become base; but if we love what is noble, we become noble.”

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