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Quotations by author » Fulton J. Sheen
American religious, 1895-1979
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An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support.
Baloney is the unvarnished lie laid on so thick you hate it. Blarney is flattery laid on so thin you love it.
Hearing nuns' confessions is like being stoned to death with popcorn.
I feel it is time that I also pay tribute to my four writers, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
It's like being a Knight of the Garter. It's an honor, but it doesn't hold up anything.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Leisure is a form of silence, not noiselessness. It is the silence of contemplation such as occurs when we let our minds rest on a rosebud, a child at play, a Divine mystery, or a waterfall.
Life is like a cash register, in that every account, every thought, every deed, like every sale, is registered and recorded.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears all competition and dreads all rivals.
Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love?
The big print giveth, and the fine print taketh away.
The only way to win audiences is to tell people about the life and death of Christ. Every other approach is a waste.
The proud man counts his newspaper clippings, the humble man his blessings.
The simple shepherds heard the voice of an angel and found their Lamb; the wise men saw the light of a star and found their Wisdom.
There are 200 million poor in the world who would gladly take the vow of poverty if they could eat, dress and have a home like I do
You should realize that the community with which you deal is not the one of 42nd Street and Broadway, or Hollywood and Vine. These are the crusts on the great American sandwich. The meat is in between.
[Many years ago, Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen wrote a theological book in which he capitalized the word Hell. His editor corrected it by putting in a small] h. ... Because it's a real place!
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