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#1. Failure is the inspiration of tomorrow's entrepreneurs. - Author: St. Jerome
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#2. Love is not to be purchased, and affection has no price. - Author: St. Jerome
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#3. Do not marvel at the novelty of the thing, if a Virgin gives birth to God. - Author: St. Jerome
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#4. That rain is the best which falls steadily on the earth. A sudden and excessive downpour ruins the fields. - Author: St. Jerome
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#5. If Christ did not want to dismiss the Jews without food in the desert for fear that they would collapse on the way, it was to teach us that it is dangerous to try to get to heaven without the Bread of Heaven. - Author: St. Jerome
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#6. If you call [the synagogue] a brothel, a den of vice, the devil's refuge, Satan's fortress, a place to deprave the soul, an abyss of every conceivable disaster or whatever else you will, you are still saying less than it deserves. - Author: St. Jerome
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#7. There are things in life that are bigger than ourselves. Life is short, live it well. - Author: St. Jerome
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#8. The most base of men can be civilized through suffering. - Author: St. Jerome
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#9. The best advice that I can give you is this: Church-traditions- especially when they do not run counter to the faith- are to be observed in the form in which previous generations have handed them down ... The traditions which have been handed down should be regarded as apostolic laws. - Author: St. Jerome
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#10. To ignore Scripture is to ignore Christ. - Author: St. Jerome
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#11. Either we must speak as we dress, or dress as we speak. Why do we profess one thing and display another? The tongue talks of chastity, but the whole body reveals impurity. - Author: St. Jerome
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#12. The scars of others should teach us caution. - Author: St. Jerome
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#13. Small minds cannot grasp great subjects. - Author: St. Jerome
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#14. No athlete is crowned but in the sweat of his brow. - Author: St. Jerome
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#15. Why do you not practice what you preach. - Author: St. Jerome
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#16. Virginity can be lost by a thought. - Author: St. Jerome
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#17. If then you remain constant in faith in the face of trial, the Lord will give you peace and rest for a time in this world, and forever in the next. - Author: St. Jerome
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#18. Always be doing something worthwhile; then the devil will always find you busy. - Author: St. Jerome
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#19. When we pray we speak to God;
but when we read, God speaks to us. - Author: St. Jerome
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#20. Music to me is a voice, my voice, it's my way of expressing what colours can I bring in, what emotions, what feel. What ideas can I bring out from these instruments that would make this song come alive. - Author: St. Jerome
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#21. Instead of speaking saintly words we must act them. - Author: St. Jerome
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#22. Let us learn upon earth those things which can call us to heaven. - Author: St. Jerome
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#23. It is our part to seek,
His to grant what we ask;
ours to make a beginning,
His to bring it to completion;
ours to offer what we can,
His to finish what we cannot. - Author: St. Jerome
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#24. Action without a name, a 'who' attached to it, is meaningless. - Author: St. Jerome
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#25. Honest speech does not seek secret places. - Author: St. Jerome
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#26. Shun, as you would the plague, a cleric who from being poor has become wealthy, or who, from being nobody has become a celebrity. - Author: St. Jerome
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#27. For all riches come from iniquity, and unless one were to lose another could not gain. Hence the common adage seems to me to be very true: The rich man is unjust or the heir of an unjust one. - Author: St. Jerome
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#28. Playing keys is more than just knowing what notes to play. You have to know about the buttons too. - Author: St. Jerome
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#29. Small minds can never handle great themes. - Author: St. Jerome
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#30. Even brute beasts and wandering birds do not fall into the same traps or nets twice. - Author: St. Jerome
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#31. To perceive is to categorize, to conceptualize is to categorize, to learn is to form categories, to make decisions is to categorize. - Author: St. Jerome
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#32. My speech is too fast; my oration confused; love knows no order. - Author: St. Jerome
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#33. No one loves to tell of scandal except to him who loves to hear it. Learn, then, to rebuke and check the detracting tongue by showing that you do not listen to it with pleasure. - Author: St. Jerome
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#34. Catch, then, O catch the transient hour; Improve each moment as it flies! - Author: St. Jerome
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#35. Nothing is hard for lovers, no labor is difficult for those who wish it. - Author: St. Jerome
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#36. Malice swallows the greatest part of its own venom. - Author: St. Jerome
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#37. Even while living in the world, the heart of Mary was so filled with motherly tenderness and compassion for men that no-one ever suffered so much for their own pains, as Mary suffered for the pains of her children. - Author: St. Jerome
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#38. Among us, what is not allowed to women is equally not allowed to men. - Author: St. Jerome
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#39. An ethic is not an ethic, and a value not a value without somesacrifice for it. Something given up, something not gained. - Author: St. Jerome
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#40. When the stomach is full, it is easy to talk of fasting. - Author: St. Jerome
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#41. Martyrdom does not consist only in dying for one's faith. Martyrdom also consists in serving God with love and purity of heart every day of one's life - Author: St. Jerome
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#42. A false interpretation of Scripture causes that the gospel of the Lord becomes the gospel of man, or, which is worse, of the devil. - Author: St. Jerome
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#43. Time would fail me were I to try to lay before you in order all the passages in the Holy Scriptures which relate to the efficacy of baptism or to explain the mysterious doctrine of that second birth which though it is our second is yet our first in Christ. - Author: St. Jerome
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#44. The charges we bring against others often come home to ourselves; we inveigh against faults which are as much ours as theirs; and so our eloquence ends by telling against ourselves. - Author: St. Jerome
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#45. Vanity is truly the motive power that moves humanity, and it is flattery that greases the wheels. - Author: St. Jerome
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#46. Begin now what you will be hereafter. - Author: St. Jerome
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#47. Strictly speaking, one should not even rightly compare virginity to marriage because you cannot make a comparison between two things if one is good and the other evil. - Author: St. Jerome
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#48. Ignorance of the Scriptures is ignorance of Christ. - Author: St. Jerome
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#49. Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night. - Author: St. Jerome
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#50. Seek to learn on earth those truths which will remain ever valid in Heaven - Author: St. Jerome
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#51. Avoid, as you would the plague, a clergyman who is also a man of business. - Author: St. Jerome
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#52. Haste is of the Devil. - Author: St. Jerome
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#53. A vice in the heart is an idol on the altar. - Author: St. Jerome
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#54. To saints their very slumber is a prayer. - Author: St. Jerome
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#55. Athletes as a rule are stronger than their backers; yet the weaker presses the stronger to put forth all his efforts. - Author: St. Jerome
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#56. We must love Christ and always seek Christ's embraces. Then everything difficult will seem easy. - Author: St. Jerome
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#57. Neither Britain, a land fertile in tyrants, nor the people of Ireland, knew Moses and the prophets. - Author: St. Jerome
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#58. [O]pulence is always the result of theft, if not committed by the actual possessor, then by his predecessors. - Author: St. Jerome
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#59. And as regards Adam and Eve we must maintain that before the fall they were virgins in Paradise: but after they sinned, and were cast out of Paradise, they were immediately married. - Author: St. Jerome
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#60. Thank God I am deemed worthy to be hated by the world. - Author: St. Jerome
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#61. Nothing gives us a greater idea of our soul, than that God has given us, at the moment of our birth, an angel to take care of it. - Author: St. Jerome
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#62. The fact is that my native land is a prey to barbarism, that in it men's only God is their belly, that they live only for the present, and that the richer a man is the holier he is held to be. - Author: St. Jerome
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#63. The Roman world is in collapse but we do not bend our neck. - Author: St. Jerome
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#64. No created mind, no created heart, no human force is capable of knowing how much love the Heart of Mary had for the Lord. - Author: St. Jerome
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#65. If there is but little water in the stream, it is the fault, not of the channel, but of the source. - Author: St. Jerome
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#66. If it is good not to touch a woman, then it is bad to touch a woman always and in every case. - Author: St. Jerome
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#67. It is hard for the human soul not to love something, and our mind must of necessity be drawn to some kind of affection. - Author: St. Jerome
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#68. Every day we are changing, every day we are dying, and yet we fancy ourselves eternal. - Author: St. Jerome
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#69. Without doubt, the Lord grants all favors which are asked of Him in Mass, provided they be fitting for us. - Author: St. Jerome
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#70. What good is speed if the brain has oozed out on the way. - Author: St. Jerome
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#71. No one cares to speak to an unwilling listener. An arrow never lodges in a stone: often it recoils upon the sender of it. - Author: St. Jerome
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#72. So valuable to heaven is the dignity of the human soul that every member of the human race has a guardian angel from the moment the person begins to be. - Author: St. Jerome
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#73. Marriage fills the Earth, virginity Heaven. - Author: St. Jerome
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#74. Make knowledge of the Scripture your love ... Live with them, meditate on them, make them the sole object of your knowledge and inquiries. - Author: St. Jerome
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#75. They please the world most, who please Christ least. - Author: St. Jerome
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#76. What cannot be changed cannot be blamed. - Author: St. Jerome
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#77. If a soul is not clothed with the teachings of the Church he cannot merit to have Jesus seated in him. - Author: St. Jerome
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#78. Be ever engaged, so that whenever the devil calls he may find you occupied. - Author: St. Jerome
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#79. The line, often adopted by strong men in controversy, of justifying the means by the end. - Author: St. Jerome
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#80. For the preservation of chastity, an empty and rumbling stomach and fevered lungs are indispensable. - Author: St. Jerome
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#81. We need more music that is passionate and meaningful and honest. - Author: St. Jerome
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#82. It is easier to mend neglect than to quicken love. - Author: St. Jerome
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#83. To read without writing is to sleep. - Author: St. Jerome
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#84. Love knows nothing of order. - Author: St. Jerome
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#85. It is no fault of Christianity that a hypocrite falls into sin. - Author: St. Jerome
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#86. He is rich enough who does not want bread. - Author: St. Jerome
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#87. Whoever eats the Lamb outside this House is profane. - Author: St. Jerome
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#88. While truth is always bitter, pleasantness waits upon evildoing. - Author: St. Jerome
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#89. Out of one hundred thousand sinners who continue in sin until death, scarcely one will be saved. - Author: St. Jerome
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#90. True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks. - Author: St. Jerome
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#91. The truly miserable have a timbre in their voices strong enough to erase smiles from the faces and souls of the contented. - Author: St. Jerome
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#92. The Church of Christ has been founded by shedding its own blood, not that of others; by enduring outrage, not by inflicting it. Persecutions have made it grow; martyrdoms have crowned it. - Author: St. Jerome
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#93. I praise wedlock, I praise marital union, but only because they produce me virgins. - Author: St. Jerome
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#94. Endeavor to have always in your hand a pious book, that with this shield you may defend yourself against bad thoughts. - Author: St. Jerome
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#95. A man who is well grounded in the testimonies of the Scripture is the bulwark of the Church. - Author: St. Jerome
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#96. Sometimes the character of the mistress is inferred from the dress of her maids. - Author: St. Jerome
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#97. Everything must have in it a sharp seasoning of truth. - Author: St. Jerome
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#98. Woman is the gate of the devil, the road to iniquity, the sting of the scorpion, in a word, a dangerous species. - Author: St. Jerome
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#99. That clergyman soon becomes an object of contempt who being often asked out to dinner never refuses to go. - Author: St. Jerome
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#100. It is not being in Jerusalem, but living a good life there that is praiseworthy. - Author: St. Jerome
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