35 Oscar Romero Quotes From The El Salvador Archbishop

Quotes from Archbishop Oscar Romero make you believe in God
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Oscar Romero was an influential Archbishop of the catholic church of El Salvador.

Apart from his service in the church, Archbishop Oscar Romero also actively took part in helping people out of poverty, educating others, and many other tasks. He also spoke out against social injustice that prevailed in the world.

He was a man of true integrity. Archbishop Romero always encouraged people to live as a good human being and let go of excess greed in the name of the Almighty. He was also famous with the name 'Man of God'. Saint Oscar wrote a book called 'The Violence Of Love' which expresses how he believes humanity will evolve in a good way if everyone trusts the Almighty. His humble approach and humility are very nicely sketched out throughout this book. Here are some Oscar Romero quotes, education, overcoming poverty, and suffering sayings that will make your day. Read on for Oscar Romero quotes on love, Oscar Romero quotes on education, plus more.

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Best Oscar Romero Quotes

Here are some of the best quotes Oscar Romero has coined that will make you a better person each day.

1. "When we say “for the poor,” we do not take sides with one social class, please note."

- Oscar Romero.

2. "Would that social movements knew this social teaching! They would not expose themselves to failures, to shortsightedness, to a nearsightedness that sees no more than temporal things."

- Oscar Romero.

3. "Christianity cares about human development, about the political and social aspects of life."

- Oscar Romero.

4. "The Bible has a very meaningful expression: The Spirit makes all things new. We are those who grow old, and we want everything done to our aged standards."

- Oscar Romero.

5. "Blessed are those who are chosen to continue on earth the great injustice suffered by Christ, who keeps on saving the world."

- Oscar Romero.

6. "Blessed are the poor, for they know that their riches are in the One who being rich made himself poor in order to enrich us with his poverty."

- Oscar Romero.

7. "The Spirit is never old; the Spirit is always young."

- Oscar Romero.

Archbishop Oscar Romero Quotes

Archbishop Romero quotes will brighten up your day.

Below is a list of some Oscar Romero quotes that will help you get motivated in life.

8. "The church, entrusted with the earth’s glory, believes that in each person is the Creator’s image and that everyone who tramples it offends God."

- Oscar Romero.

9. "Even though working for liberation along with those who hold other ideologies, Christians must cling to their original liberation."

- Oscar Romero.

10. "We human beings cannot produce our land’s liberation."

- Oscar Romero.

11. "The church’s option is for what Christ says in the Beatitudes."

- Oscar Romero.

12. "Some want to keep a gospel so disembodied that it doesn’t get involved at all in the world it must save."

- Oscar Romero.

13. "When we struggle for human rights, for freedom, for dignity, when we feel that it is a ministry of the church to concern itself for those who are hungry, for those who have no schools, for those who are deprived, we are not departing from God’s promise."

- Oscar Romero.

14. "Vatican Council II says that Mary stands out among the poor who await redemption from God."

- Oscar Romero.

Oscar Romero Quotes On Love

Here are some quotes from Saint Oscar Romero, the Man of God quote, that shows how God always helps people in everything.

15. "Let us not tire of preaching love; it is the force that will overcome the world."

- Oscar Romero.

16. "If you obey God’s law, you will live. Although they kill me, I have no need."

- Oscar Romero.

17. "God is not satisfied with appearance. God wants the garment of justice. God wants his Christians dressed in love."

- Oscar Romero.

18. "It pains my heart deeply to know how our people are tortured, how the rights of God’s image are trampled."

- Oscar Romero.

19. " The church is pointing out sin, and society must listen to that accusation and be converted and so become what God wants."

- Oscar Romero.

20. "As Christians formed in the gospel you have the right to organize and, inspired by the gospel, to make concrete decisions."

- Oscar Romero.

21. "God wants to save us in a people. He does not want to save us in isolation."

- Oscar Romero.

22. "And, says St. Peter, almost poetically, this faith, like a lamp burning in the night, will light up the darkness until the morning star arises."

- Oscar Romero.

Oscar Romero Quotes On Martyrdom

Oscar Romero quotes help you to overcome sufferings.

These Oscar Romero quotes martyrdom will inspire you to get over your worldly suffering and live a happy life.

23. "Blessed are those who are chosen to continue on earth the great injustice suffered by Christ, who keeps on saving the world."

- Oscar Romero.

24. "There are many things that can only be seen through eyes that have cried."

- Oscar Romero.

25. "No one wants to have a sore spot touched, and therefore a society with so many sores twitches when someone has the courage to touch it."

- Oscar Romero.

26. "As we draw near to the poor, we find we are gradually uncovering the genuine face of the Suffering Servant of Yahweh."

- Oscar Romero.

27. "I cry out in the name of suffering, of those who suffer injustice, but only to say to the criminals: Be converted!"

- Oscar Romero.

28. "That we may give our body and our blood over to suffering and pain, like Christ - not for Self, but to give harvests of peace and justice to our People."

- Oscar Romero.

29. "Peace is not the product of terror or fear. Peace is not the silence of cemeteries. Peace is not the silent result of violent repression. Peace is the generous, tranquil contribution of all to the good of all. Peace is dynamism. Peace is generosity. It is right and it is duty."

- Oscar Romero.

Oscar Romero Famous Quotes

Check out some of the best St Oscar Romero quotes on love, Oscar Romero quotes on education, Oscar Romero quotes about Christianity, and many more.

30. "We may never see the end results, but that is the difference between the master builder and the worker."

- Oscar Romero.

31. "I don't want to be an anti, against anybody. I simply want to be the builder of a great affirmation: the affirmation of God, who loves us and who wants to save us."

- Oscar Romero.

32. "No one has to obey an immoral law. It is high time you obeyed your consciences rather than sinful orders."

- Oscar Romero.

33. "Let us not forget: we are a pilgrim church, subject to misunderstanding, to persecution, but a church that walks serene, because it bears the force of love."

- Oscar Romero.

34. "One must not love oneself so much, as to avoid getting involved in the risks of life that history demands of us, and those that fend off danger will lose their lives."

- Oscar Romero.

35. "True liberty does violence to self and, like Christ, who disregarded that he was sovereign becomes a slave to serve others."

- Oscar Romero.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Oscar Romero quotes then why not take a look at trust god quotes, or thank you quotes.

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