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Dorothy Day

Read through the most famous quotes from Dorothy Day

We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community.

— Dorothy Day

#community #found #known #loneliness #long

I have long since come to believe that people never mean half of what they say, and that it is best to disregard their talk and judge only their actions.

— Dorothy Day

#believe #best #come #disregard #half

Knitting is very conducive to thought. It is nice to knit a while, put down the needles, write a while, then take up the sock again.

— Dorothy Day

#conducive #down #knit #knitting #needles

As for ourselves, yes, we must be meek, bear injustice, malice, rash judgment. We must turn the other cheek, give up our cloak, go a second mile.

— Dorothy Day

#cheek #cloak #give #go #injustice

Women think with their whole bodies and they see things as a whole more than men do.

— Dorothy Day

#bodies #men #more #see #than

Love casts out fear, but we have to get over the fear in order to get close enough to love them.

— Dorothy Day

#close #enough #fear #get #love

I firmly believe that our salvation depends on the poor.

— Dorothy Day

#depends #firmly #i #our #poor

Certainly we disagree with the Communist Party, as we disagree with other political parties who are trying to maintain the American way of life.

— Dorothy Day

#american way #certainly #communist #communist party #disagree

We cannot build up the idea of the apostolate of the laity without the foundation of the liturgy.

— Dorothy Day

#cannot #foundation #idea #liturgy #up

About Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day Quotes

Did you know about Dorothy Day?

Later Day began writing for Catholic publications such as Commonweal and America on the events of that situation around the country. Day was an avid reader as a child. The Catholic Worker lost many subscribers when it took a pacifist stance in World War II Despite Pope John XXIII's excommunication of Castro on January 3 1962 Day traveled to Cuba in late 1962 and praised Castro's "social reforms" in a four-part series in the September October November and December 1962 issues of the Catholic Worker.

Day "believed all states were inherently totalitarian" and was considered to be an anarchist and did not hesitate to use the term. (November 8 1897 – November 29 1980) was an American journalist social activist and devout Catholic convert; Dorothy Day advocated the Catholic economic theory of distributism. In the 1930s Day worked closely with fellow activist Peter Maurin to establish the Catholic Worker movement a nonviolent pacifist movement that continues to combine direct aid for the poor and homeless with nonviolent direct action on their behalf.

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