John Chrysostom Quotes Page 2 of 4
Riches are not forbidden, but the pride of them is.
Topics: Finances Higher than every painter, higher than every sculptor and than all artists do I regard him who is skilled in the art of forming the soul of children.
Topics: God God, having placed good and evil in our power, has given us full freedom of choice; He does not keep back the unwilling, but embraces the willing.
Topics: Good and Evil, Choices, Freedom Slander is worse than cannibalism.
Topics: Gossip Good men do not always have grace and favor, lest they should be puffed up, and grow insolent and proud.
Topics: Grace, Men Hell is paved with priest's skulls.
Let us not so much labor to know where hell is - as how to escape it.
Topics: Hell After the prophets, the false prophets; after the apostles, the false apostles; after Christ, anti-Christ.
Topics: Heresy Humility is the root, mother, nurse, foundation, and bond of all virtue.
Topics: Humility The Judge will pass sentence, not according to what any other person has said concerning you, but according to what you have yourself spoken. They that are accused, then, have no fear, but they that accuse.
Topics: Justice And all men are ready to pass judgement on the priest as if he was not a being clothed with flesh, or one who inherited a human nature.
Topics: Justice What else would lust ask but the death of chastity?