Isaac Of Nineveh Famous Quotes & Sayings

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#1. Be at peace with your own soul, then heaven and earth will be at peace with you. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#2. If you cannot close the mouth of one who reviles his brother, at least avoid conversation with him. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#3. As a handful of sand thrown into the ocean, so are the sins of all flesh as compared with the mind of God. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#4. The soul that loves God has its rest in God and in God alone. In all the paths that men walk in in the world, they do not attain peace until they draw nigh to hope in God. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#5. May your divinity, Lord, take pleasure in me and lead me above the world to be with you. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#6. There is love like a small lamp, which goes out when the oil is consumed; or like a stream which dries up when it doesn't rain. But there is a love that is like a mighty spring gushing up out of the earth; it keeps flowing forever, and is inexhaustible. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#7. Speech is the organ of this present world. Silence is the mystery of the world to come. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#8. Solitude is an ocean with wonderful places hidden in its depths. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#9. If you practice an excellent virtue without perceiving the taste of its aid, do not marvel; for until a man becomes humble, he will not receive a reward for his labor. Recompense is given, not for labor, but for humility. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#10. The prayer of one who does not consider himself a sinner is not accepted by the Lord. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#11. Whoever can weep over himself for one hour is greater than the one who is able to teach the whole world; whoever recognizes the depth of his own frailty is greater than the one who sees visions of angels. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#12. The man with a heart cannot think about or see creatures without his eyes filling up with tears because of the immense compassion which seizes his heart. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#13. Be dead in life, and you will not live in death. Let your soul die strenuously, and not live in weakness. Not only those who suffer death for the sake of faith in Christ are martyrs; but also those who die because of their observance of His commandments. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#14. This life has been given to you for repentance; do not waste it in vain pursuits. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#15. The Commandments of God are higher than all the treasures of the earth. Whoever has acquired them has received God within himself. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#16. Wishing to open my mouth, O brethren, and speak on the exalted theme of humility, I am filled with fear, even as a man who understands that he is about to discourse concerning God with the art of his own words. For humility is the raiment of the Godhead. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#17. When you want to make a beginning of a good deed, first prepare for temptations, which will come to you, and don't doubt the truth of that which you do for God. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#18. Do not waste this life in vain pursuits. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#19. Someone who bears a grudge while he prays is like a person who sows in the sea and expects to reap a harvest. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#20. O Christ, on you the many-eyed cherubim are unable to look because of the glory of your countenance, yet out of your love you accepted spittle on your face. Remove the shame from my face, and grant me to have an unashamed face before you at the time of prayer. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#21. Conquer evil people by gentle kindness, and make zealous people wonder at your goodness. Put the lover of legality to shame by your compassion. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#22. If you are truly merciful, then when what is yours is unjustly taken, don't be sad inside, and do not tell of our loss to your neighbor. Let a better loss, inflicted by those who insult you, be absorbed by your mercy. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#23. Be persecuted, rather than be a persecutor. Be crucified, rather than be a crucifier. Be treated unjustly, rather than treat anyone unjustly. Be oppressed, rather than be an oppressor. Be gentle rather than zealous. Lay hold of goodness, rather than justice. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#24. If, at the time when the mind is praying it is distracted by any extraneous thought or worry about anything, then this prayer is not called pure. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#25. Do not test out your mind on the grounds that you are examining what seductive and impure thoughts look like, imagining that, as you do this, you will not be overcome by them. Even the wise have in this way been thrown into confusion and become infatuated. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#26. Someone who has actually tasted truth is not contentious for truth. Someone who is considered by people to be zealous for truth has not yet learned what truth is really like; once he has truly learned it, he will cease from zealousness on its behalf. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#27. Dispassion doesn't mean to no longer feel the passions, but to no longer accept them. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#28. If God is slow in answering your request, or if you ask but do not promptly receive anything, do not be upset, for you are not wiser than God. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#29. Just as a strongly flowing fountain is not blocked up by a handful of earth, so the compassion of the Creator is not overcome by the wickedness of his creatures. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#30. It is impossible to draw near to God without sorrows, without which human righteousness cannot remain unchanged ... If you desire virtue, than give yourself to every affliction, for afflictions produce humility. If someone abides in virtue without afflictions, the door of pride is opened to him. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#31. A man who is truly humble is not troubled when he is wronged and he says nothing to justify himself against the injustice, but he accepts slander as truth; he does not attempt to persuade men that he is calumniated, but he begs forgiveness. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#32. Above anything, welcome silence, for it brings fruits that no tongue can speak of, neither can it be explained. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#33. Afflictions for God's sake are dearer to Him than any prayer or sacrifice. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#34. Make peace with yourself, and both heaven and earth will make peace with you. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#35. Real men can carry carpets, Claire. Keep that in mind when looking for a husband. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#36. The man who follows Christ in solitary mourning is greater than he who praises Christ amid the congregation of men. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#37. God requires not the doing of the commandments for their own sake, but the correction of the soul, for whose sake He established the commandments. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#38. Whoever hates his sins will stop sinning; and whoever confesses them will receive remission. A man can not abandon the habit of sin if he does not first gain enmity toward sin, nor can he receive remission of sin without confession of sin. For the confession of sin is the cause of true humility. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#39. Love is the fruit of prayer ... Patiently abiding in prayer signifies a man's renunciation of himself. Therefore the self-denial of the soul turns into love for God. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#40. If zeal had been appropriate for putting humanity right, why did God the Word clothe himself in the body, using gentleness and humility in order to bring the world back to his Father? - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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