Abbe Pierre Quotes & Sayings

14 most famous Abbe Pierre quotes and sayings (clergyman). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Abbe Pierre Quotes
“It's not enough to attend church and pray every Sunday; you have to act.”
Abbe Pierre Quotes
“People are needed to take up the challenge, strong people, who proclaim the truth, throw it in people's faces, and do what they can with their own two hands.”
“What I would say to the young men and women who are beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty, not like going to the zoo but to take action, to open their hearts and their consciences.”
“The question I asked Georges has now become a general one - You, who thought you were superfluous, who thought there was no place for you in society, not only are you not superfluous, you are needed and so those who were beggars become givers.”
Abbe Pierre Quotes
“My family background was deeply Christian.”
Abbe Pierre Quotes
“After the war, prompted by the Cardinal Archbishop of Paris, I entered Parliament so that a priest could speak out for the poor, as canon law at that time still permitted.”
Abbe Pierre Quotes
“Those seven years in the cloister were the key to my life.”
Abbe Pierre Quotes
“I came from a wealthy family. I made over my share of the estate to various charities.”
Abbe Pierre Quotes
“The process of my transformation came to a head with my discovery of St. Francis of Assisi during a pilgrimage I went on with a scout troop from my school.”
Abbe Pierre Quotes
“Hope is not a matter of age.”

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