Words matter. These are the best Pope Paul VI Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Never reach out your hand unless you’re willing to extend an arm.
If you want peace work for justice.
Nothing makes one feel so strong as a call for help.
Technological society has succeeded in multiplying the opportunities for pleasure, but it has great difficulty in generating joy.
We believe with all the strength of our spirit that mankind has a supreme, primary and irreplaceable need which can be satisfied only through Jesus Christ, the first-born among men, the head of the new humanity, in whom each individual reaches full self-realization.
The work of art, just like any fragment of human life considered in its deepest meaning, seems to me devoid of value if it does not offer the hardness, the rigidity, the regularity, the luster on every interior and exterior facet, of the crystal.
We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly; let him rejoice.
A dimple on the chin, the devil within.
Liturgy is like a strong tree whose beauty is derived from the continuous renewal of its leaves, but whose strength comes from the old trunk, with solid roots in the ground.
Of all human activities, man’s listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will.
Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows.
Never give advice in a crowd.
You must strive to multiply bread so that it suffices for the tables of mankind, and not rather favor an artificial control of birth, which would be irrational, in order to diminish the number of guests at the banquet of life.
Anger is as a stone cast into a wasp’s nest.
Every mother is like Moses. She does not enter the promised land. She prepares a world she will not see.