Best Quotes by Dorothy Day (Top 10)

  1. I really only love God as much as I love the person I love the least.
  2. The Gospel takes away our right forever, to discriminate between the deserving and the undeserving poor.
  3. Don't worry about being effective. Just concentrate on being faithful to the truth.
  4. People say, what is the sense of our small effort? They cannot see that we must lay one brick at a time, take one step at a time. A pebble cast into a pond causes ripples that spread in all directions. Each one of our thoughts, words and deeds is like that. No one has a right to sit down and feel hopeless. There is too much work to do.
  5. Our problems stem from our acceptance of this filthy, rotten system.
  6. We have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community.
  7. We must talk about poverty, because people insulated by their own comfort lose sight of it.
  8. We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community.
  9. You will know your vocation by the joy that it brings you. You will know. You will know when it's right.
  10. The older I get, the more I meet people, the more convinced I am that we must only work on ourselves, to grow in grace. The only thing we can do about people is to love them.

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