Top 33 Quotes & Sayings by Famous Martyrs

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Eighty and six years have I served Christ, nor has He ever done me any harm. How, then, could I blaspheme my King who saved Me?....I bless Thee for deigning me worthy of this day and this hour that I may be among Thy martyrs and drink the cup of my Lord Jesus Christ.
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives to all men generously and without reproaching, and it will be given him.
Take every failure as an experience, cause to be successful you need experience. — © Jonathan Daniels
Take every failure as an experience, cause to be successful you need experience.
My confidence is placed in God who does not need our help for accomplishing his designs. Our single endeavor should be to give ourselves to the work and to be faithful to him, and not to spoil his work by our shortcomings.
Cut off from the Body into which alone the graces of Christ flow, you are deprived of the benefit of all prayers, sacrifices, and Sacraments.
Christ has made my soul beautiful with the jewels of grace and virtue. I belong to Him Whom the Angels serve.
He who wants to win the world for Christ must have the courage to come in conflict with it.
Father of mercy and God of all consolation, graciously look upon me and impart to me the blessing which flows from this holy Sacrament. Overshadow me with Your loving kindness, and let this divine Mystery bear fruit in me.
I do not really know if it is a gain to exchange the crown of martrydom with two or three years of life in freedom. But I leave the good Lord to decide.
He loves, He hopes, He waits. Our Lord prefers to wait Himself for the sinner for years rather than keep us waiting an instant.
Life is but a series of misunderstandings.
I want a formal apology from the mayor.
The men in my life were wonderful, but they were very artistic and very creative and they were adventurers like myself. So it wasn't right to settle down with them.
But why do you delay? Come, do what you will.
Eighty and six years have I served Him, and He never did me any injury: how then can I blaspheme my King and my Savior?
The tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison.
If you imagine for a moment that I would do that, then I think you pretend that you don't know who I am. Hear it plainly. I am a Christian.
by grace ye are saved, not of works,' but by the will of God through Jesus Christ . . . If we please Him in this present world, we shall receive also the future world, according as He has promised to us that He will raise us again from the dead, and that if we live worthily of Him, 'we shall also reign together with Him,' provided only we believe . . .
More people are bribed by their own money than anybody else's.
Be all of you subject one to another having your conduct blameless among the Gentiles, that you may both receive praise for your good works, and the Lord may not be blasphemed through you. But woe to him by whom the name of the Lord is blasphemed! Teach, therefore, sobriety to all, and manifest it also in your own conduct
I don't intend to kind of like wind down and get decrepit. I have a challenge to keep myself going. To eat right. To exercise.
If anyone does not refrain from the love of money, he will be defiled by idolatry and so be judged as if he were one of the heathen.
Now may the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the eternal high priest himself, the Son of God Jesus Christ, build you up in faith and truth and in all gentleness and in all freedom from anger and forbearance and steadfastness and patient endurance and purity.
Let us, therefore, foresake the vanity of the crowd and their false teachings, and turn back to the word delivered to us from the beginning.
For 86 years I have served Jesus Christ and he has never abandoned me. How could I curse my blessed king and savior? — © Polycarp
For 86 years I have served Jesus Christ and he has never abandoned me. How could I curse my blessed king and savior?
I exhort you, press on in your course, and exhort all men that they may be saved.
I place my trust in You, O adorable Blood, our Redemption, our regeneration. Fall, drop by drop, into the hearts that have wandered from You and soften their hardness.
Let us love silence till the world is made to die in our hearts. Let us always remember death, and in this thought draw near to God in our heart - and the pleasures of this world will have our scorn.
Hear me declare with boldness, I am a Christian.
Provide me with ink and paper and I will write.
The man who reads only for improvement is beyond the hope of much improvement before he begins.
I believe everybody has a mission and my mission was to bring children in - that wanted to be in a body that was nutritionally balanced, meditative, emotionally stable, because I believe it has a lot to do with how the child develops.
Beware of greed and remain pure and just. Restrain yourself from every vice. He who cannot restrain himself, how will he be able to teach others restraint?
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