“With your head full of brains and your shoes full of feet, you’re too smart to go down any not-so-good...
Shakespeare— TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, ACT 5 SCENE 4, LINE 125; VALENTINE TO THURIO
“The cross is the door to mysteries. Through this door, the intellect makes entrance into the knowledge of heavenly mysteries. The knowledge of the cross is concealed in the sufferings of the cross. And the more our participation in its sufferings, the greater the perception we gain through the cross.” – St. Isaac the Syrian
“If anyone shall not confess the Holy Ever-Virgin Mary, truly and properly the Mother of God, to be higher than every creature whether visible or invisible and does not with sincere faith seek her intercessions as of one having confidence in her access to our God, since she bore him, let him be anathema. -Second Council of Nicæa”