Saint Bernard Quotes & Sayings

15 most famous Saint Bernard quotes and sayings (saint). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Saint Bernard Quotes
“God removes the sin of the one who makes humble confession, and thereby the devil loses the sovereignty he had gained over the human heart.”
Saint Bernard Quotes
“You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.”
“Christian, learn from Christ how you ought to love Christ. Learn a love that is tender, wise, strong; love with tenderness, not passion, wisdom, not foolishness, and strength, lest you become weary and turn away from the love of the Lord.”
“Sorrow for sin is indeed necessary, but it should not be an endless preoccupation. You must dwell also on the glad remembrance of God's loving-kindness; otherwise, sadness will harden the heart and lead it more deeply into despair.”
Saint Bernard Quotes
“The animal kingdom is destined by nature to serve, and that service is fulfilled in alleviating the temporal and physical needs of man; the animal spirit or soul is limited by time - it dies with the body.”
Saint Bernard Quotes
“Truly, love is delightful and pleasant food, supplying, as it does, rest to the weary, strength to the weak, and joy to the sorrowful. It in fact renders the yoke of truth easy and its burden light.”
Saint Bernard Quotes
“I believe though I do not comprehend, and I hold by faith what I cannot grasp with the mind.”
Saint Bernard Quotes
“The impudence of the sinner displeases God as much as the modesty of the penitent gives him pleasure.”
Saint Bernard Quotes
“Who is there that can adequately gauge the greatness of the humility, gentleness, self-surrender, revealed by the Lord of majesty in assuming human nature, in accepting the punishment of death, the shame of the cross?”
“Charity never lacks what is her own, all that she needs for her own security. Not alone does she have it, she abounds with it. She wants this abundance for herself that she may share it with all; and she reserves enough for herself so that she disappoints nobody. For charity is perfect only when full.”

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