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You will find the glory of charity more than a match for the parade of power.

— St. Ambrose  <link>

The Catholic writer, in so far as he has the mind of the Church, will feel life from the standpoint of the central Christian mystery: that it has, for all its horror, been found by God to be worth dying for.

— Flannery O’Connor, “The Church and the Fiction Writer”, 1957  <link>

It is better to relieve a hundred impostors—is there be any such—than to suffer one really distressed person to be sent away empty.

— Catherine McAuley  <link>