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St. Jerome

Saint,  Top 100 Quotes
Total Quotes : 26
Hour Flies Transient

Catch, then, O catch the transient hour; Improve each moment as it flies!

- St. Jerome

Action Name Attached

Action without a name, a 'who' attached to it, is meaningless.

- St. Jerome

Friend Difficulty Found

A friend is long sought, hardly found, and with difficulty kept.

- St. Jerome

Shoulders Flock Very

I am like the sick sheep that strays from the rest of the flock. Unless the Good Shepherd takes me on His shoulders and carries me back to His fold, my steps will falter, and in the very effort of rising, my feet will give way.

- St. Jerome

Beauty Most Adorned

Beauty when unadorned is adorned the most.

- St. Jerome

Living Away Prodigal

I am that prodigal son who wasted all the portion entrusted to me by my father. But I have not yet fallen at my father's knees. I have not yet begun to put away from me the enticements of my former riotous living.

- St. Jerome

Thoughts Never Fine

A fat stomach never breeds fine thoughts.

- St. Jerome

Motivational Better Never

Good, better, best. Never let it rest. 'Til your good is better and your better is best.

- St. Jerome

Whenever Engaged Ever

Be ever engaged, so that whenever the devil calls he may find you occupied.

- St. Jerome

Thought Lost Virginity

Virginity can be lost by a thought.

- St. Jerome

Marriage Sleep Alone

Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.

- St. Jerome

Friendship Never Conceal

True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks.

- St. Jerome

Love Price Purchased

Love is not to be purchased, and affection has no price.

- St. Jerome

Good Brain Speed

What good is speed if the brain has oozed out on the way.

- St. Jerome

Slave Belly Native Land

My native land is a slave of heathenism, men's god is their belly, and they live only for the present. The richer a man, the holier.

- St. Jerome

Survive Over Engaged

Being over seventy is like being engaged in a war. All our friends are going or gone and we survive amongst the dead and the dying as on a battlefield.

- St. Jerome

Practice Why Preach

Why do you not practice what you preach.

- St. Jerome

Devil Haste

Haste is of the Devil.

- St. Jerome

Doing Always Some

Keep doing some kind of work, that the devil may always find you employed.

- St. Jerome

Mind Face Confess

The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart.

- St. Jerome