quote by Saint John Chrysostom

The Eucharist is a fire that inflames us, that, like lions breathing fire, we may retire from the altar being made terrible to the devil.

— Saint John Chrysostom

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Thou didst, in strains of eloquence refin'd, Inflame the soul, and captivate the mind.

What is happening to our young people? They disrespect their elders, they disobey their parents. They ignore the law. They riot in the streets inflamed with wild notions. Their morals are decaying. What is to become of them?

England must have the mask of Christian peaceableness [peacefulness] torn publicly from her face... Our consuls in Turkey and India, agents, etc. must inflame the whole Muslim world to wild revolt against this hateful, lying, conscienceless people of hagglers. For even if we are to be bled to death, at least England shall lose India.

The lust for power, for dominating others, inflames the heart more than any other passion.

You can't eat beauty, it doesn't sustain you.

What is fundamentally beautiful is compassion, for yourself and those around you. That kind of beauty inflamed the heart and merchants the soul.

Write while the heat is in you. The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with. He cannot inflame the minds of his audience.

Ambition is a lust that is never quenched, but grows more inflamed and madder by enjoyment.

Friendship is an obstetric art; it draws out our richest and deepest resources; it unfolds the wings of our dreams and hidden indeterminate thoughts; it serves as a check on our judgements, tries out our new ideas, keeps up our ardor, and inflames our enthusiasm.

The Eucharist is a fire which inflames us

You have corrupted my imagination and inflamed my blood.

Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.

Whatever hysteria exists is inflamed by mystery, suspicion and secrecy.

Hard and exact facts will cool it.

As fire is not extinguished by fire, so anger is not conquered by anger, but is made even more inflamed. But meekness often subdues even the most beastly enemies, softens them and pacifies them.

When I'm sore, ice is my best friend.

It really works. I take omega-3s every day, which helps with inflammation. And I try to eat things that won't inflame my joints, like fresh fruits and veggies, lean protein, and seafood.

The Greek epigram intimates that the force of love is not shown by the courting of beauty, but where the like desire is inflamed for one who is ill-favored.

Inflamed by greed, incensed by hate, confused by delusion, overcome by them, obsessed by mind, a man chooses for his own affliction, for others' affliction, for the affliction of both and experiences pain and grief.

Genius is nothing more than inflamed enthusiasm.

Enjoyment inflames love in some men, and extinguishes it in others: the wind that assists large vessels, upsets small ones.

Far from me be the gift of Bacchus--pernicious, inflaming wine, that weakens both body and mind.

Prayer is not designed to inform God, but to give man a sight of his misery;

to humble man's heart, to excite his desire, to inflame his faith, to animate his hope, to raise his soul from earth to heaven.

Writers have no real area of expertise.

They are merely generalists with a highly inflamed sense of punctuation.

The Love-god inflames more fiercely those he sees are reluctant to surrender.

So, our vocation is to go, not just to one parish, not just to one diocese, but all over the world; and do what? To set people's hearts on fire, to do what the Son of God did. He came to set the world on fire in order to inflame it with His love.

Invoke often! Inflame thyself with prayer!

Music inflames temperament.

My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame their intellects.

Fear is a distorting mirror in which anything can appear as a caricature of itself, stretched to terrible proportions; once inflamed, the imagination pursues the craziest and most unlikely possibilities. What is most absurd suddenly seems the most probable.

Hence, in desiring, the more the enjoyment is delayed, the more fancy begins to weave about the object images of future fruition, and to clothe the desired object with properties calculated to inflame the impulse.

Faith does not quench desire, but inflames it.

Truth does not appease but inflames the curiosity.

A pen is certainly an excellent instrument to fix a man's attention and to inflame his ambition.

The Jewish problem is as old as history, and assumes in each age a new form.

The life or death of millions of human beings hangs upon its solution; its agitation revives the fiercest passions for good and for evil that inflame the human breast.

Meanwhile the Adversary of God and man, Satan with thoughts inflamed of highest design, Puts on swift wings, and towards the gates of hell Explores his solitary flight.

A zeal for different opinions concerning religion.

..[has] divided mankind into parties, inflamed them with mutual animosity, and rendered them much more disposed to vex and oppress each other than to co-operate for their common good.

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