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Josemaria Escriva (1902 – 1975)


Spanish priest and founder of Opus Dei.
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Josemaria Escriva
"You are too calculating. Don't tell me you are young. Youth gives all it can: it gives itself without reserve." (The Way, no. 30)
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"Gold, silver, jewels: dust, heaps of manure. Gratification, sensual pleasures, satisfaction of the appetites: like a beast, like a mule, like a cock, like a pig, like a bull. Honours, distinctions, titles: things of air, puffs of pride, lies, nothingness." (The Way, no. 677)
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"Even in our times, despite those who deny God, earth is very close to Heaven." (The Forge, no. 992 )




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"People who are stupid, unscrupulous, or hypocritical, think that others are just the same. And this is the real pity they treat them as if they were." (Furrow, no. 551 )
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"Never say of anybody under you: he is no good. It is you who are no good, for you cannot find a place where he will be of use." (Furrow, no. 975)
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"The strength of a chain is the strength of its weakest link." (Furrow, no. 974)
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"It is easier to bustle about than to study, but it is also less effective." (Furrow, no. 524 )
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"Those in love do not know how to say good-bye: they are with one another all the time."
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"All the things of this world are no more than earth. Place them in a heap under your feet and you will be so much the nearer to heaven." (The Way, no. 676)
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"With God's grace, you have to tackle and carry out the impossible, because anybody can do what is possible." (The Forge, no. 216 )
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"The higher a statue is raised, the harder and more dangerous the impact when it falls." (Furrow, no. 269 )




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"True virtue is not sad or disagreeable, but pleasantly cheerful." (The Way, no. 657)
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"You are ready to give your life for your honour ... Be ready to give up your honour for your soul." (Furrow, no. 614)
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"Work is man's original vocation. It is a blessing from God, and those who consider it a punishment are sadly mistaken." (Furrow, no. 482)
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"For everyone, whatever his state single, married, widowed or priest chastity is a triumphant affirmation of love." (Furrow, no. 831 )
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"The pedant interprets the simplicity and the humility of the wise man as ignorance." (Furrow, no. 434 )
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"I am every day more convinced that happiness in Heaven is for those who know how to be happy on earth." (The Forge, no. 1005 )
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"The understanding that so many people demand of others is that everyone should join their party." (Furrow, no. 576 )
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