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Top 34 Quotes About Oscar Romero

#1. I do not believe in death without resurrection. If they kill me I will rise again in the people of El Salvador. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#2. When we leave Mass, we ought to go out the way Moses descended Mt Sinai: with his face shining, with his heart brave and strong to face the world's difficulties. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#3. A church that does not provoke any crisis, preach a gospel that does not unsettle, proclaim a word of God
that does not get under anyone's skin or a word of God that does not touch the real sin of the society in which
it is being proclaimed: what kind of gospel is that? - Author: Oscar A. Romero
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#4. Liberation that raises a cry against others is no true liberation. Liberation that means revolutions of hate and violence and takes away lives of others or abases the dignity of others
cannot be true liberty. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#5. There are many things that can only be seen through eyes that have cried - Author: Oscar A. Romero
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#6. Peace is the product of justice and love. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#7. We must not seek the child Jesus in the pretty figures of our Christmas cribs. We must seek him among the undernourished children who have gone to bed at night with nothing to eat, among the poor newsboys who will sleep covered with newspapers in doorways. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#8. Each time we look upon the poor, on the farmworkers who harvest the coffee, the sugarcane, or the cotton ... remember, there is the face of Christ. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#9. 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. - Author: Oscar A. Romero
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#10. 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. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#11. We may never see the end results, but that is the difference between the master builder and the worker. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#12. That is the hope that inspires Christians. We know that every effort to better society, especially when injustice and sin are so ingrained, is an effort that God blesses, that God wants, that God demands of us. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#13. Social sin is the crystallization ... of individuals' sins into permanent structures that keeps sin in being and makes its force to be felt by the majority of people. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#14. Even when they call us mad, when they call us subversives and communists and all the epithets they put on us, we know we only preach the subversive witness of the Beatitudes, which have turned everything upside down. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#15. No prayer fully expresses our faith. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#16. We suffer with those who have disappeared, those who have had to flee their homes, and those who have been tortured. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#17. Let us not tire of preaching love; it is the force that will overcome the world. Let us not tire of preaching love. Though we see that waves of violence succeed in drowning the fire of Christian love, love must win out; it is the only thing that can. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#18. 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. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#19. We are workers, not master builders, ministers, not messiahs. We are prophets of a future not our own. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#20. The who have a voice must speak for those who are voiceless. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#21. The church would betray its own love for God and its fidelity to the gospel if it stopped being ... a defender of the rights of the poor ... a humanizer of every legitimate struggle to achieve a more just society ... that prepares the way for the true reign of God in history. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#22. You can tell the people that if they succeed in killing me, that I forgive and bless those who do it. Hopefully, they will realize they are wasting their time. A bishop will die, but the church of God, which is the people, will never perish. - Author: Oscar Romero
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Beautiful is the moment in which we understand that we are no more than an instrument of God; we live only as long as God wants us to live; we can only do as much as God makes us able to do; we are only as intelligent as God would have us be. - Author: Oscar A. Romero
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#24. There is no dichotomy between man and God's image. Whoever tortures a human being, whoever abuses a human being, whoever outrages a human being, abuses God's image. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#25. Aspire not to have more, but to be more. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#26. We cannot do everything, and there is a sense of liberation in realizing that. This enables us to do something, and to do it very well. It may be incomplete, but it is a beginning, a step along the way, an opportunity for the Lord's grace to enter and do the rest. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#27. When we speak for the poor, please note that we do not take sides with one social class. What we do is invite all social classes, rich and poor, without distinction, saying to everyone let us take seriously the cause of the poor as though it were our own. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#28. 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. - Author: Oscar A. Romero
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#29. God is not satisfied with appearance. God wants the garment of justice. God wants his Christians dressed in love. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#30. We lay foundations that will need further development. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#31. 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. The Spirit is never old; the Spirit is always young. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#32. When the church hears the cry of the oppressed it cannot but denounce the social structures that give rise to and perpetuate the misery from which the cry arises. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#33. I am bound, as a pastor, by divine command to give my life for those whom I love, and that is all Salvadoreans, even those who are going to kill me. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#34. A Christian's authenticity is show in difficult hours it is in difficult hours that the church grows in authenticity. Blest be God for this difficult hour in our archdiocese. Let us be worthy of it. - Author: Oscar Romero
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