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“Humility is nothing but truth, and pride is nothing but lying.”
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“You will find out that Charity is a heavy burden to carry, heavier than the kettle of soup and the full basket. But you will keep your gentleness and your smile. It is not enough to give soup and bread. This the rich can do. You are the servant of the poor, always smiling and good-humored. They are your masters, terribly sensitive and exacting master you will see. And the uglier and the dirtier they will be, the more unjust and insulting, the more love you must give them. It is only for your love alone that the poor will forgive you the bread you give to them.”
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“Make it a practice to judge
persons and things in the most favorable light
at all times and under all circumstances.”
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“Go to the poor: you will find God.”
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“Charity is certainly greater than any rule. Moreover, all rules must lead to charity.”
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“The kingdom of God is peace in the Holy Spirit; He will reign in you if your heart is at peace. So, be at peace, Mademoiselle, and you will honor in a sovereign way the God of peace and love.”
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