An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie, for an excuse is a lie guarded. Pope John Paul II quote
Young people are threatened... by the evil use of advertising techniques that stimulate the natural inclination to avoid hard work by promising the immediate satisfaction of every desire. Pope John Paul II quote
You are priests, not social or political leaders. Let us not be under the illusion that we are serving the Gospel through an exaggerated interest in the wide field of temporal problems. Pope John Paul II quote
Work bears a particular mark of man and of humanity, the mark of a person operating within a community of persons. Pope John Paul II quote
You are our dearly beloved brothers, and in a certain way, it could be said that you are our elder brothers. Pope John Paul II quote
When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
Pope John Paul II quote
Today, for the first time in history, a Bishop of Rome sets foot on English soil. This fair land, once a distant outpost of the pagan world, has become, through the preaching of the Gospel, a beloved and gifted portion of Christ's vineyard. Pope John Paul II quote
What we talked about will have to remain a secret between him and me. I spoke to him as a brother whom I have pardoned and who has my complete trust. Pope John Paul II quote
Head of the Roman Catholic Church and third longest serving Pope, from 1978 - 2005. Lived: 1920 - 2005.