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Jean Baptiste Massillon Quotes

God should be the object of all our desires, the end of all our actions, the principle of all our affections, and the governing power of our whole souls.
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To be proud and inaccessible is to be timid and weak.

— Jean Baptiste Massillon

We die every day; every moment deprives us of a portion of life and advances us a step toward the grave; our whole life is only along and painful sickness.

— Jean Baptiste Massillon

True charity is liable to excesses and transports.

— Jean Baptiste Massillon

Nothing is more detestable than a professed declaimer who retails his discourses as a quack does his medicines.

— Jean Baptiste Massillon

Yes, great God, these torrents of tears which flow down from my eyes announce thy divine presence in my soul. This heart hitherto so dry, so arid, so hard; this rock which thou hast struck a second time, will not resist thee any longer, for out of it there now gushes healthful waters in abundance. The selfsame voice of God which overturns the mountains, thunders, lightens, and divides the heaven above, now commands the clouds to pour forth showers of blessings, changing the desert of his soul into a field producing a hundredfold; that voice I hear.

— Jean Baptiste Massillon

Whatever passes away is too vile to be the price of time, which is itself the price of eternity.

— Jean Baptiste Massillon

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