” You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters. “


” You wish me to tell you why and how God should be loved. My answer is that God himself is the reason he is to be loved. “


” 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. “


” Learn the lesson that, if you are to do the work of a prophet, what you want is not a sceptre, but a hoe. The prophet does not rise to reign, but to root out the weeds. “


” 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 5 Saint Bernard Quotes about You in picture


You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.
You wish me to tell you why and how God should be loved. My answer is that God himself is the reason he is to be loved.
Sorrow for sin is indeed necessary, but it should not be an endless preoccupation. You must dwell also on the glad remembrance of God
Learn the lesson that, if you are to do the work of a prophet, what you want is not a sceptre, but a hoe. The prophet does not rise to reign, but to root out the weeds.
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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