Quotes by Charles de Foucauld

 

 

See Jesus in every human person

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See Jesus in every human person. Live for others more than for myself.

You have only one model, Jesus

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You have only one model, Jesus. Follow, follow, follow him, step by step, imitating him, sharing his life in every way.

Being reduced to nothing

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Being reduced to nothing is the most powerful means we have of uniting ourselves to Jesus and of doing good to others.

Wanting to love

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Loving me has to do with wanting to love, not with feeling that one loves.

God so completely took the lowest place

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When he came on earth, God so completely took the lowest place, that no one has ever been able to take it from Him.

The Incarnation has its source

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The Incarnation has its source in the goodness of God, but the most wonderful of all, is the infinite humility that this mystery contains.

My God, how good you are!

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My God, how good you are! You are always the one who does not break the bruised reed, nor quench the smouldering wick.

Our love can be measured

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Our love can be measured by how closely we imitate the one we love.

When you love, you forget yourself

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When you love, you forget yourself, and think only of the one you love.

Let us follow Jesus

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Let us follow Jesus as our One and Only Model.