Pope John XXIII

1881 - 1963

A Quote by Pope John XXIII on father, children, and pope

It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.

Pope John XXIII (1881 - 1963)

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A Quote by Pope John XXIII on company, feeling, and good

The feelings of my smallness and my nothingness always kept me good company.

Pope John XXIII (1881 - 1963)

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A Quote by Pope John XXIII on decisions, problems, and seriousness

It often happens that I wake at night and begin to think about a serious problem and decide I must tell the pope about it. Then I wake up completely and remember that I am the pope!

Pope John XXIII (1881 - 1963)

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A Quote by Pope John XXIII on age, improvement, men, and wine

Men are like wine - some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.

Pope John XXIII (1881 - 1963)

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A Quote by Pope John XXIII on prudence, silence, and truth

Prudent is he who can keep silent that part of truth which may be untimely, and by not speaking it, does not spoil the truth of what he said.

Pope John XXIII (1881 - 1963)

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A Quote by Pope John XXIII on equality, nations, peace, and trust

The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.

Pope John XXIII (1881 - 1963)

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A Quote by Pope John XXIII on improvement

See everything. Overlook a great deal. Improve a little.

Pope John XXIII (1881 - 1963)

Source: Mark and Barbara Hall Collection.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Pope John XXIII

Here I am at the end of the road and at the top of the heap.

Pope John XXIII (1881 - 1963)

Contributed by: Zaady

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