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“All that you teach the children must be taught for the greater glory of God and for the good of the children.”

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“Sadness is very hurtful for you, so do not indulge in it, crying like a baby to whom they have not given any candy.”

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“Do not meddle with what does not concern you.”

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“When the soul is deeply preoccupied, the eyes look but see nothing.”

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“My duty has been simply that of the ass who bore the prophet.”

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“Let us always have in hand our lamps burning, that we may not be surprised.”

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“Those who think they are doing nothing to make others suffer are the most difficult to bear with.”

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“Up to this time you have not known how to deal with a person who is in the wrong. Perhaps you are not able to do so. I must not myself require from you more than you can give.”

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“Detach yourself from yourself, my child, but gently, with that sweetness which is the distinctive mark of the spirit of God and not with that harshness which is the mark of yours.”

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“Do not give way to uneasiness about the future.”

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“But if it is necessary to be just, it is necessary above all to be kind...”

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“One would obtain much more by demanding less...”

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July 24
“Finally we prayed for all, for we had the confidence of being heard. O yes, [God] heard our prayers, the sighs of our hearts...”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin