It is a terrible thing to be happy! How pleased we are with it! How all-sufficient we think it! How, being in possession of the false aim of life, happiness, we forget the true aim, duty!
The first proof of charity in a priest, especially a bishop, is poverty.
No one knows like a woman how to say things which are at once gentle and deep.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
To die for lack of love is horrible. The asphyxia of the soul.