Thomas p Kempis Quotes

25 Thomas p Kempis quotes:

"Adversities do not make a man frail. They show what sort of man he is."
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"As iron put into the fire loseth its rust and becometh clearly red-hot, so he that wholly turneth himself unto God puts off all slothfulness, and is transformed into a new man."
Author: Kempis Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"When a man is out of sight, it is not too long before he is out of mind."
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"Love feels no burden, regards not labors, strives toward more than it attains, argues not of impossibility, since it believes that it may and can do all things. Therefore it avails for all things, and fulfils and accomplishes much where one not a lover falls and lies helpless."
"Love feels no burden, thinks nothing of trouble, attempts what is above its strength.... It is therefore able to undertake all things, and it completes many things, and warrants them to take effect, where he who does not love would faint and lie down."
"Love is swift, sincere, pious, joyful, generous, strong, patient, faithful, prudent, long-suffering, courageous, and never seeking its own; for wheresoever a person seeketh his own, there he falleth from love."
"Love makes everything that is heavy light."
Author: Kempis Quotes Category: Cute Love Quotes
"How sweet it is to love, and to be dissolved, and as it were to bathe myself in thy love."
"The enemy is more easily overcome if he be not suffered to enter the door of our hearts, but be resisted without the gate at his first knock."
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"Scruples, temptations, and fears, and cutting perplexities of the heart, are often the lot of the most excellent persons."
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"He has great tranquillity of heart who cares neither for the praises nor the fault-finding of men."
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"No one is qualified to converse in public except those contented to do without such conversation."
"Whatever you do, do it with intelligence, and keep the end in view."
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"He that loveth, flieth, runneth, and rejoiceth. He is free, and cannot be held in. He giveth all for all, and hath all in all, because he resteth in one highest above all things, from whom all that is good flows and proceeds."
Author: Kempis Quotes Category: Giving Quotes
"Set me free from evil passions, and heal my heart of all inordinate affections; that being inwardly cured and thoroughly cleansed, I may be made fit to love, courageous to suffer, steady to persevere."
Author: Kempis Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"If your heart were sincere and upright, every creature would be unto you a looking-glass of life and a book of holy doctrine."
Author: Kempis Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"Thou art my glory and the exultation of y heart: thou art my hope and refuge in the day of my trouble."
Author: Kempis Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"Permit no hour to go by without it due improvement."
Author: Kempis Quotes Category: Quality Quotes
"You are a man, not God; you are human, not an angel. How can you expect to remain always in a constant state of virtue, when this was not possible even for an angel of Heaven, nor for the first man in the Garden?"
Author: Kempis Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"Remember, your prerogative is to govern, and not to serve the things of this world."
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