Best Quotes by Pope John XXIII (Top 10)

  1. Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.
  2. Prayer is the raising of the mind to God. We must always remember this. The actual words matter less.
  3. ... just as food is necessary to the life of the body, so good reading is necessary to the life of the soul.
  4. See everything, overlook a great deal, correct a little.
  5. I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart.
  6. It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.
  7. It often happens that I wake up at night and begin to think about a serious problem and decide I must tell the Pope about it. Then I wake up completely and remember that I am the Pope.
  8. If God created shadows it was to better emphasise the light.
  9. Men are like wine - some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.
  10. Mankind is a great, an immense family... This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at Christmas.

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