Widgets Favorite Quotations ~  Pope John Paul II Man of the Century

"Work is not a curse, it is a blessing from God." ~ Pope John Paul II


Scientific research sometimes put to the service of the selfishness of the strongest. What stronger aspiration is there than that of life?

The greatness of work is inside man.

As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.

The world needs light in the difficult search for a peace, which appears distant, at the beginning of a millennium ravaged and humiliated by the violence of terrorism and war.

The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.

Have no fear of moving into the unknown. Simply step out fearlessly knowing that I am with you, therefore no harm can befall you; all is very, very well. Do this in complete faith and confidence.

Do not abandon yourselves to despair…. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.

Besides the earth, man's principle resource is man himself.

The worst prison would be a closed heart.

War should belong to the tragic past, to history: it should find no place on humanity’s agenda for the future.

Don't set limits on divine providence! ~ 1999

The truth is not always the same as the majority decision.

Our very contact with nature has a deep restorative power; contemplation of its magnificence imparts peace and serenity.