Favorite Quotes

Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it. – Professor Albus Dumbledore, from J.K. Rowling’s  Harry Potter

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It moves on. – Robert Frost

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly — G.K. Chesterton

The devil is afraid of us when we pray and make sacrifices. He is also afraid when we are humble and good. He is especially afraid when we love Jesus very much. He runs away when we make the Sign of the Cross. — St. Anthony of the Desert

Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up. – Jackie Robinson (who played in the city baseball league with my great grandfather!)

He loves, He hopes, He waits. If He came down on our altars on certain days only, some sinner, on being moved to repentance, might have to look for Him, and not finding Him, might have to wait. Our Lord prefers to wait Himself for the sinner for years rather than keep him waiting one instant. — St. Peter Julian Eymard

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