Best Quotes by Abbe Pierre (Top 9)

  1. It's not enough to attend church and pray every Sunday; you have to act.
  2. It's true that humanity has seen a succession of crises, wars and atrocities, but this negative side is offset by advances in technology and cultural exchanges.
  3. After the war, prompted by the Cardinal Archbishop of Paris, I entered Parliament so that a priest could speak out for the poor, as canon law at that time still permitted.
  4. The process of my transformation came to a head with my discovery of St. Francis of Assisi during a pilgrimage I went on with a scout troop from my school.
  5. Illness has always brought me nearer to a state of grace.
  6. My family background was deeply Christian.
  7. I came from a wealthy family. I made over my share of the estate to various charities.
  8. People are needed to take up the challenge, strong people, who proclaim the truth, throw it in people's faces, and do what they can with their own two hands.
  9. Providence was well aware what lay ahead for me, and my Capuchin training was to prepare me for it.