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Peace does not dwell in outward things, but within the soul; we may preserve it in the midst of the bitterest pain, if our will remains firm and submissive. Peace in this life springs from acquiescence to, not in an exemption from, suffering.
- Francois de Fenelon | Peace of Mind Quotes
Mankind, by the perverse depravity of their nature, esteem that which they have most desired as of no value the moment it is possessed, and torment themselves with fruitless wishes for that which is beyond their reach.
- Francois de Fenelon | Forgiveness Quotes
Even if no command to pray had existed, our very weakness would have suggested it.
- Francois de Fenelon | Prayer Quotes
Time spent in prayer is never wasted.
- Francois de Fenelon | Prayer Quotes
I would have no desire other than to accomplish thy will. Teach me to pray; pray thyself in me.
- Francois de Fenelon | Prayer Quotes
Worry is the cross which we make for ourselves by overanxiety.
- Francois de Fenelon | Worry Quotes
Courage is a virtue only so far as it is directed by prudence.
- Francois de Fenelon | Courage Quotes


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