Favorite Quotes and Bible Verses

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Theresa

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“It does not matter what success we have in this world, if we are rich or famous or have scores of wonderful friends, if we don’t make it to the kingdom, all is wasted.” – Fr. Thomas Morrow

“If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.” – Mother Teresa

“Become the-best-version-of-yourself.” – Matthew Kelly

 ”We are what we celebrate.” – Matthew Kelly

 ”Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.” – Proverbs 16:3

“If heaven’s our goal, then we’ve got to put strategies in place to help us get there.” – Johnnette Benkovic

“Thank you, women who are mothers! You have sheltered human beings within yourselves in a unique experience of joy and travail. This experience makes you become God’s own smile upon the newborn child, the one who guides your child’s first steps, who helps it to grow, and who is the anchor as the child makes its way along the journey of life.” – Pope John Paul II

“Listen!  I am standing at the door, knocking; if you hear my voice and open the door, I will come in to you and eat with you, and you with me.” – Rev. 3:20

“O Lord, you have searched me and known me. 

You know when I sit down and when I rise up;  

you discern my thoughts from far away. 

You search out my path and my lying down,

and are acquainted with all my ways. 

Even before a word is on my tongue,

O LORD, you know it completely.” – Psalm 139:1-4

“Silence. Solitude. Simplicity.  Three great friends! …when they are honored our spirits soar to unimaginable heights, and we are left only to wonder how or why we ever followed the promptings of all the jeering voices of this world.” – Matthew Kelly

“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.” – Mark Twain

“…while life itself is a gift, your own particular life is God’s special gift to you and your gift in return to God.” – Pope John Paul II

“And this is my prayer, that your love may overflow more and more with the knowledge and full insight to help you to determine what is best, so that on the day of Christ you may be pure and blameless, having produced the harvest of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ for the glory and praise of God.” – Phil 1:9-11

“No Bible, no breakfast. No Bible, no bed.” – Father Larry Richards

“Life holds only one tragedy, ultimately: not to have been a saint.” – Charles Peguy

“It is not hard to obey when we love the one whom we obey.” – St. Ignatius of Loyola


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