Abbe Pierre Quotes

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Abbe Pierre Quotes

What I would say to the young men and women who are beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty, not like going to the zoo but to take action, to open their hearts and their consciences.
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It's not enough to attend church and pray every Sunday; you have to act.

— Abbe Pierre

The process of my transformation came to a head with my discovery of St. Francis of Assisi during a pilgrimage I went on with a scout troop from my school.

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Hope is not a matter of age.

— Abbe Pierre

People are needed to take up the challenge, strong people, who proclaim the truth, throw it in people's faces, and do what they can with their own two hands.

— Abbe Pierre

My family background was deeply Christian.

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It's true that humanity has seen a succession of crises, wars and atrocities, but this negative side is offset by advances in technology and cultural exchanges.

— Abbe Pierre

Illness has always brought me nearer to a state of grace.

— Abbe Pierre

What I would say to the young men and women who are beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty, not like going to the zoo but to take action, to open their hearts and their consciences.

— Abbe Pierre

Those seven years in the cloister were the key to my life.

— Abbe Pierre

When they are assailed by despair, young people should let universal concerns into their lives.

— Abbe Pierre

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