quote by Dorothy Day

The Gospel takes away our right forever, to discriminate between the deserving and the undeserving poor.

— Dorothy Day

Spectacular Undeserved quotations

In the new covenant, God doesn't want us to be blessed when we obey the law and cursed when we fail. Doesn't such a system sound awfully similar to the old covenant? Grace is the undeserved, unmerited and unearned favor of God - the moment you try to merit the free favors of God, His grace is nullified.

Only those who spread treachery, fire, and death out of hatred for the prosperity of others are undeserving of pity.

They are good furniture pictures, unworthy of praise, and undeserving of blame.

Character is both developed and revealed by tests, and all of life is a test.

.. You will be tested by major changes, delayed promises, impossible problems, unanswered prayers, undeserved criticism, and even senseless tragedies.

Should we grieve over a little misplaced charity, when an all knowing, all wise Being showers down every day his benefits on the unthankful and undeserving?

Praise to the undeserving is severe satire.

In the shadow of my hurt, forgiveness feel like a decision to reward my enemy.

But in the shadow of the cross, forgiveness is merely a gift from one undeserving soul to another.

Being gay is a natural normal beautiful variation on being human.

Period. End of subject. Therefore, any argument which says differently is an immoral supremacist one. Call it out as such. ... Be outraged, offended, angry and intolerant of any discussion or any one who describes you as unequal, undeserving or unnatural for being just as you are.

Loss of virtue in a female is irretrievable;

that one false step involves her in endless ruin; that her reputation is no less brittle than it is beautiful; and that she cannot be too much guarded in her behaviour towards the undeserving of the other sex.

Greatness is best measured by how well an individual responds to the happenings in life that appear to be totally unfair, unreasonable, and undeserved.

Be kind to people whether they deserve your kindness or not.

If your kindness reaches the deserving good for you if your kindness reaches the undeserving take joy in your compassion.

Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated.

Boy, I feel more and more undeserving each moment !!

Grace is the central invitation to life and the final word.

It's the beckoning nudge and the overwhelming, undeserved mercy that urges us to change and grow, and then gives us the power to pull it off.

Grace is unconditional acceptance given to an undeserving person by an unobligated giver.

God's grace is amazing! We're saved by grace - God's undeserved favor - and we live by grace, which is also God's power in our lives to do what we could never do in our own strength. And it's all because God is love, and He loves us unconditionally, constantly and completely.

The Lord withdraws when He is denied, and what is taken by the undeserving does not avail them unto salvation, since the saving grace is turned into ashes and holiness departs.

Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers.

Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.

I pity bashful men, who feel the pain Of fancied scorn and undeserved disdain, And bear the marks upon a blushing face, OF needless shame, and self-impos'd disgrace.

Grace means undeserved kindness. It is the gift of God to man the moment he sees he is unworthy of God's favor.

It is the duty of righteous men to make war on all undeserved privilege, but one must not forget that this is a war without end.

It is true that there is a thing crudely called charity, which means charity to the deserving poor; but charity to the deserving is not charity at all, but justice. It is the undeserving who require it, and the ideal either does not exist at all, or exists wholly for them.

Thus having been undeservedly accepted at the Conservatory as a professor, I soon became one of its best and possibly its very best pupil, judging by the quantity and value of the information it gave me!

Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.

To bring deserving things down by setting undeserving things up is one of its perverted delights; and there is no playing fast and loose with the truth, in any game, without growing the worse for it.

The grace that saves them is the free undeserved goodness and favor of God.

The symbol of the religion of Jesus is the cross, not the scales.

Visualize what you want out of life and think big.

Don’t feel undeserving. We're all deserving of living our dreams—some of us realize it and some don't. You’re not doing anyone any favors by living small. Embrace these truths and step up. The world is waiting.

The undeserving maintain power by promoting hysteria.

The worst guilt is to accept an undeserved guilt — and that is what you have been doing all your life.

It is better to be well deserving without praise than to live by the air of undeserved commendation.

Jesus Your name is a shelter for the hurting, Your name is a refuge for the weak, only Your name can redeem the undeserving, Jesus Your name holds everything I need.

Mass incarceration has become normalized in the United States.

Poor folks of color are shuttled from decrepit, underfunded schools to brand new, high tech prisons and then relegated to a permanent undercaste - stigmatized as undeserving of any moral care or concern.

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