Swimming-elephant
National Geographic Magazine - Jeff Yonover

Ignorance of scripture is ignorance of Christ. St. Jerome

 

If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself. St. Augustine

 

The Holy Bible is like a mirror before our mind’s eye. In it we see our inner face. From the Scriptures we can learn our spiritual deformities and beauties. And there too we discover the progress we are making and how far we are from perfection. Pope St. Gregory

 

Learn the heart of God from the word of God. Pope St. Gregory

 

Holy Scripture is a stream in which the elephant may swim and the lamb may wade. **Pope St. Gregory **1

 

Holy Scripture by the manner of its language transcends every science, because in one and the same sentence, while it describes a fact, it reveals a mystery.

Pope St. Gregory

 

The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people. G.K. Chesterton

 

More Quotes: SPL has many quote lists, including many over Our Lady of the Rosary in particular, Mother Mary and GK Chesterton.2


  1. Elephant River Variations: ”Scripture is like a river again, broad and deep, shallow enough here for the lamb to go wading, but deep enough there for the elephant to swim.” Source↩︎

  2. Scripture Quotes: Source ↩︎