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Pope John XXIII Quotes (22 Quotes)


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  • I am made to tremble and I fear.
    (Pope John XXIII)

  • The feelings of my smallness and my nothingness always kept me good company.
    (Pope John XXIII)

  • The council now beginning rises in the Church like the daybreak, a forerunner of most splendid light.
    (Pope John XXIII)

  • I have been able to follow my death step by step and now my life goes gently to its end.
    (Pope John XXIII)

  • A peaceful man does more good than a learned one.
    (Pope John XXIII)


  • Italians come to ruin most generally in three ways, women, gambling, and farming. My family chose the slowest one.
    (Pope John XXIII)

  • It is now for the Catholic Church to bend herself to her work with calmness and generosity. It is for you to observe her with renewed and friendly attention.
    (Pope John XXIII)

  • Here I am at the end of the road and at the top of the heap.
    (Pope John XXIII)

  • The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.
    (Pope John XXIII)

  • Born poor, but of honored and humble people, I am particularly proud to die poor.
    (Pope John XXIII)

  • Prudent is he who can keep silent that part of truth which may be untimely, and by not speaking it, does not spoil the truth of what he said.
    (Pope John XXIII)

  • See everything, overlook a great deal, correct a little.
    (Pope John XXIII)

  • I am able to follow my own death step by step. Now I move softly towards the end.
    (Pope John XXIII)

  • Men are like wine - some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.
    (Pope John XXIII)

  • The family is the first essential cell of human society.
    (Pope John XXIII)


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