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Pope John XXIII

Read through the most famous quotes from Pope John XXIII




... just as food is necessary to the life of the body, so good reading is necessary to the life of the soul.


— Pope John XXIII


#food

Men are like wine-some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.


— Pope John XXIII


#humor #wine #age

I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart.


— Pope John XXIII


#eyes #heart #i #into #looked

Mankind is a great, an immense family... This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at Christmas.


— Pope John XXIII


#family

If God created shadows it was to better emphasise the light.


— Pope John XXIII


#hope #light #religion #religion

See everything, overlook a great deal, correct a little.


— Pope John XXIII


#deal #everything #great #great deal #little

Here I am at the end of the road and at the top of the heap.


— Pope John XXIII


#end #heap #here #i #i am

The family is the first essential cell of human society.


— Pope John XXIII


#cell #essential #first #human #human society

A peaceful man does more good than a learned one.


— Pope John XXIII


#good #learned #man #more #peaceful

Born poor, but of honored and humble people, I am particularly proud to die poor.


— Pope John XXIII


#born #die #honored #humble #i






About Pope John XXIII

Pope John XXIII Quotes




Did you know about Pope John XXIII?

He did not live to see it to completion dying in 1963 four-and-a-half years after his election and two months after the completion of his final encyclical Pacem in Terris. My time on earth is drawing to a close. Cardinal Giovanni Montini who later became Pope Paul VI remarked to a friend that "this holy old boy doesn't realise what a hornet's nest he's stirring up".

He was ordained a priest in 1904 and served in various posts including appointment as Papal Nuncio in several countries including France (1944). Pope John was beatified on 3 September 2000. John XXIII (Latin: Ioannes PP.

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