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35+ St. Vincent de Paul Quotes From The Generous French Priest

Saint Vincent de Paul quotes to awaken holiness inside you.

Saint Vincent de Paul is widely known for his charity and compassion for the poor was one of the greatest Catholic priests.

Saint Vincent de Paul was born into an impoverished French peasant family in 1581. The deep spiritual life and the profound devotion towards Christ propelled him to find god in the poor.

As a Catechism of the Catholic Church states, Saint Vincent de Paul was canonized in 1607 to serve Christ and the Church. Attention to the needy and a healthy dose of humility are two hallmarks of Saint Vincent de Paul's spirituality. He always believed "Go to the poor, you will find god" and suggested his disciples and humanity make it a practice to serve the poor. He also established various religious congregations. Vincentians celebrate 27 September as a feast day.

Get inspired with the best quotes by Saint Vincent de Paul. You may also like [St Therese of Lisieux quotes] and [St. Ignatius quotes].

Best Quotes From St Vincent De Paul

Saint Vincent de Paul was passionate about serving the poor. He has given us light at all times through his sayings. Read through the below best St.Vincent de Paul quotes.

1."Make it a practice to judge persons and things in the most favorable light at all times and under all circumstances."

-Vincent de Paul.

2."All comes at the proper time to him who knows how to wait."

-Vincent de Paul.

3."I will always welcome joyfully any opportunity that comes my way to be of service to you."

-Vincent de Paul.

4."I pray that God himself will be the strength of the weak and the virtue of the strong and the prayer of those who are unable to pray."

-Vincent de Paul.

5."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 . . . and you will honor in a sovereign way the God of peace and love."

-Vincent de Paul.

6."I simply ask Our Lord to be the bond of your hearts."

-Vincent de Paul.

7."If you must be in a hurry, then let it be according to the old adage, and hasten slowly."

-Vincent de Paul.

8."Indeed, good is not good if one does not suffer in doing it."

-Vincent de Paul.

9."Noise makes no good, good makes no noise."

-Vincent de Paul.

10."When in Rome, you must do as the Romans do and accept the local customs, if they are not immoral."

-Vincent de Paul.

11."It is his good pleasure that we remain always in the holy joy of his love."

-Vincent de Paul.

12."Fear not; calm will follow the storm, and perhaps soon."

-Vincent de Paul.

13."A doctor who keeps a person from becoming ill deserves more merit than one who cures him."

-Vincent de Paul.

St Vincent Quotes On Humility

Stay modest as pride is nothing - St Vincent de Paul quotes on humility.

St. Vincent has shown us a path to live a life of humility. He taught us that we must give our time and serve the poor through which alone you can find god. Get motivated with some of the greatest quotes by St.Vincent.

14."Go to the poor: you will find God."

-Vincent de Paul.

15."If we make poor use of God’s graces by neglecting our primary duties, God will take these graces from us."

-Vincent de Paul.

16."Extend your mercy towards others, so that there can be no one in need whom you meet without helping. For what hope is there for us if God should withdraw His Mercy from us? "

-Vincent de Paul.

17."We should strive to keep our hearts open to the sufferings and wretchedness of other people, and pray continually that God may grant us that spirit of compassion which is truly the spirit of God. "

-Vincent de Paul.

18."The street will be long and unfriendly, the stairs and the poor often ungrateful. You will soon find charity a heavy burden, heavier than the jug of soup or the full basket. But you will still be pleasant and smile. Distributing soup and bread is not everything. The rich can do that. The poor are your masters and you will find them terribly exacting masters. So the more unattractive and dirty they are, the more rude and unfair they are, the more you must lavish your love upon them. It is only by feeling you love that the poor will forgive you your gifts of bread."

-Vincent de Paul.

19."With renewed devotion, then, we must serve the poor, especially outcasts and beggars. They have been given to us as our masters and patrons."

-Vincent de Paul.

20."Always be quite simple and sincere and ask God to grant me those two virtues."

-Vincent de Paul.

21."Charity is certainly greater than any rule. Moreover, all rules must lead to charity."

-Vincent de Paul.

22."Humility is nothing but truth, and pride is nothing but lying."

-Vincent de Paul.

23."Charity is the cement which binds Communities to God and persons to one another . . ."

-Vincent de Paul.

24."There is no act of charity that is not accompanied by justice or that permits us to do more than we reasonably can."

-Vincent de Paul.

25."He who allows himself to be ruled or guided by the lower and animal part of his nature, deserves to be called a beast rather than a man."

-Vincent de Paul.

26". . . [R]estlessness usually stems from pride and from being discontented with one's lot in life."

-Vincent de Paul.

St Vincent De Paul Quotes On God

St Vincent de Paul quotes on God.

By being thankful and faithful to God, one can lead a life of discipline, compassion, and humility. Below are the best quotes by St Vincent de Paul on God.

27."We should spend as much time in thanking God for his benefits as we do in asking him for them."

-Vincent de Paul.

28."If we are faithful to God, we will lack nothing."

-Vincent de Paul.

29."Let us allow God to act; He brings things to completion when we least expect it."

-Vincent de Paul.

30."If God is the center of your life, no words are necessary. Your mere presence will touch hearts."

-Vincent de Paul.

31."The works of God are not accomplished when we wish them, but whenever it pleases Him."

-Vincent de Paul.

32."We must love our neighbor as being made in the image of God and as an object of His love."

-Vincent de Paul.

33."And what are we doing if we are not doing God's Will?"

-Vincent de Paul.

34."Let us love God my brothers, let us love God. But let it be with the strength of our arms and the sweat of our brow. "

-Vincent de Paul.

35."Put your trust in Him and following His example, always act humbly, graciously, and in good faith."

-Vincent de Paul.

36."If the world takes something from us on the one hand, God will give us something on the other."

-Vincent de Paul.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for St. Vincent de Paul quotes then why not take a look at [St. Francis de Sales quotes], or [St. John of the Cross quotes].

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