The best Quotes by Edith Stein

The best Quotes by Edith Stein

Edith Stein (religious name Saint Teresia Benedicta a Cruce; also known as Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross or Saint Edith Stein; 12 October 1891 – 9 August 1942) was a German Jewish philosopher who converted to Catholicism and became a Discalced Carmelite nun. She is canonized as a martyr and saint of the Catholic Church; she is also one of six patron saints of Europe.

The nation... doesn't simply need what we have. It needs what we are.
This is a serious warning cry: Surrender without reservation to the Lord who has called us. This is required of us so that the face of the earth may be renewed.
As for what concerns our relations with our fellow men, the anguish in our neighbor's soul must break all precept. All that we do is a means to an end, but love is an end in itself, because God is love.
The limitless loving devotion to God, and the gift God makes of Himself to you, are the highest elevation of which the heart is capable; it is the highest degree of prayer. The souls that have reached this point are truly the heart of the Church.
The entire educational process must be carried out with love, which is perceptible in every disciplinary measure and which does not instill any fear. And the most effective educational method is not the word of instruction but the living example without which all words remain useless.

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My definition of patriotism is to defend your country with the truth, no matter the consequences.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
People who enjoy waving flags don't deserve to have one
Banksy in Cut It Out
Definition: Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
HK-47 in Star Wars Games - Knights of the Old Republic
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
I do think the patriotic thing to do is to critique my country. How else do you make a country better but by pointing out its flaws?
A great country acknowledges it's mistakes.
I saw courage both in the Vietnam War and in the struggle to stop it. I learned that patriotism includes protest, not just military service.
Sovereignism is an exaggeration that always ends badly: It leads to war.
Pope Francis - September 2019
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
There is much more to being a patriot and a citizen than reciting the pledge or raising a flag.
True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach.
There is nothing nobler than risking your life for your country.
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
Ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country.
John F. Kennedy - Inaugural Address
We remember the Americans who put country above self, and set personal grievances aside for the greater good. We remember the Americans who held this country together during its most difficult hours; who put aside pride and party to form a more perfect union.
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.
I felt like a child amongst all the established players. First of all I had to prove myself in training and earn respect and over several months show what I was capable of.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Recently, on my 18th birthday, my mother showed me a note from my time at primary school. We had to write down what we wanted to be. The only thing I'd written was: football player. I really did always want that and started early on to kick everything I came across: balloons, balls and anything else lying around the house. There was a lot flying about at our place.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Your mom's so fat, even in Minecraft she appears round.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024
What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.
I'm paranoid. On my stationary bike, I have a rear view mirror.
When you're in love it's the most glorious two and a half days of your life.
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.
I tried phone sex - it gave me an ear infection.
During sex I fantasize that I'm someone else.
I like to read biographies of authors that I love, like Richard Yates. I also like to see what non-fiction authors are out there. My bible is Something Happened. It's one of the greatest books I've ever read. But if I don't read a Dostoevsky soon I'm going to kill myself.
For 45 years I've worked without an audience.
I love being famous. It validates that I have something to say.

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