Fulton J. Sheen Quotes

Who is Fulton J. Sheen?

Fulton John Sheen, born Peter John Sheen, was an American bishop of the Catholic Church known for his preaching and especially his work on television and radio.

Born May 08, 1895
Died December 09, 1979

Books by Fulton J. Sheen


Best 19 Quotes by Fulton J. Sheen

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

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

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

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

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“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.”

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“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.”

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

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“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.”

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

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

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“Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.”

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"Life is Worth Living" Quotes

“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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Life is Worth Living

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

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Life is Worth Living

“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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Life is Worth Living

“Man is incurably curious.”

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Life is Worth Living

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

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Life is Worth Living

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

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Life is Worth Living

“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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Life is Worth Living

“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.”

Fulton J. Sheen
Life is Worth Living