” A man who prides himself on being better than his fellow-men thinks it a disgrace if he does not do something more than they do, whereby his superiority may be apparent. “


” For every benefit conferred, God is to be praised in his gifts. Otherwise when the time of judgment comes, that man will be punished as an ingrate who cannot say to God: ‘Your statutes were my song in the land of exile.’ “


” 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. “


” Keep to the middle if you wish to keep moderation. The mid way is the safe way. Moderation abides in the mean, and moderation is virtue. Every abiding place outside the bounds of moderation is only exile to the wise man. “



All 4 Saint Bernard Quotes about Man in picture


A man who prides himself on being better than his fellow-men thinks it a disgrace if he does not do something more than they do, whereby his superiority may be apparent.
For every benefit conferred, God is to be praised in his gifts. Otherwise when the time of judgment comes, that man will be punished as an ingrate who cannot say to God:
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.
Keep to the middle if you wish to keep moderation. The mid way is the safe way. Moderation abides in the mean, and moderation is virtue. Every abiding place outside the bounds of moderation is only exile to the wise man.

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