Favorite Quotations Fulton J. Sheen Mornings With Fulton Sheen

"Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery." ~ Fulton J. Sheen

Love was meant to be also a sign, a symbol, a messenger, a telltale of the Divine. Love is a messenger from God saying that every human affection and and every ecstasy of love are sparks from the great flame of love that is God.

A man without God is not like a cake without raisins; he is like a cake without the flour and milk; he lacks the essential ingredients.

Baloney is flattery laid on so thick it cannot be true, and blarney is flattery so thin we love it.

Leisure is a form of silence, not noiselessness. It is the silence of contemplation such as occurs when we let our minds rest on a rosebud, a child at play, a Divine mystery, or a waterfall.

Nature gives man corn but he must grind it; God gives man a will but he must make the right choices.

The proud man counts his newspaper clippings the humble man his blessings.

When you are getting kicked from the rear it means you are in front.

Americans...judge the value of everything by its size.

It is easy to write a book with footnotes, because everything you do not understand or do not grasp thoroughly you put down at the bottom of the page, so that someone else can look it up.