Category: Fulton Sheen
Deferred joys purchased by sacrifice are always sweetest and most enduring.
God can do something with those who see what they really are and who know their need of cleansing but can do nothing with the man who feels himself worthy.
There were only two classes of people who heard the cry Christmas night: shepherds and wise men. Shepherds: those who know they know nothing. Wise men: those who know they do not know everything. Only the very simple and very learned discovered God–never the man with one book.