20 Pope John Paul II Quotes to Make You Fight for What You Believe In: Karol Józef Wojtyła was a head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 to 2005, professionally known as Pope John Paul II, professionally.
He was born on 18 May 1920 in 18 May 1920 Wadowice, Poland to Emilia Kaczorowska and Karol Wojtyła. He has been referred to by some Catholics as “St. John Paul the Great”.
He was selected pope by the second Papal conclave of 1978. John Paul II was one of the most traveled world leaders in history, visited 129 countries. He was the second longest-serving pope in modern history after Pope Pius IX.
He has He became the first Catholic pope to enter and pray in a mosque namely the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, Syria on 6 May 2001. He died on 2 April 2005 in Apostolic Palace, Vatican City.
Here Are 20 Pope John Paul II Quotes to Make You Fight for What You Believe In
“The future starts today, not tomorrow.” _ John Paul II
“Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.” _ John Paul II
“A person’s rightful due is to be treated as an object of love, not as an object for use.” _ John Paul II
“The worst prison would be a closed heart.” _ John Paul II
“As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.” _ John Paul II
“Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace…Peace will be the last word of history.” _ John Paul II
“Love between man and woman cannot be built without sacrifices and self-denial.” _ John Paul II
“It is the duty of every man to uphold the dignity of every woman.” _ John Paul II
“There is no dignity when the human dimension is eliminated from the person. In short, the problem with pornography is not that it shows too much of the person, but that it shows far too little.” _ John Paul II
“Friendship, as has been said, consists in a full commitment of the will to another person with a view to that person’s good.” _ John Paul II
“Learning to think rigorously, so as to act rightly and to serve humanity better.” _ John Paul II
“Social justice cannot be attained by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create.” _ John Paul II
“Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought.” _ John Paul II
“An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie, for an excuse is a lie guarded.” _ John Paul II
“From now on it is only through a conscious choice and through a deliberate policy that humanity can survive.” _ John Paul II
“Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.” _ John Paul II
“None can sense more deeply than you artists, ingenious creators of beauty that you are, something of the pathos with which God at the dawn of creation looked upon the work of his hands.” _ John Paul II
“Men are like wine – some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.” _ John Paul II
“A person is an entity of a sort to which the only proper and adequate way to relate is love.” _ John Paul II
“A democracy without values easily turns into open or thinly disguised totalitarianism.” _ John Paul II
“The human being is single, unique, and unrepeatable, someone thought of and chosen from eternity, someone called and identified by name.” _ John Paul II
“The body, in fact, and it alone is capable of making visible that which is invisible; the spiritual and the divine.” _ John Paul II
“Become who you are.” _ John Paul II
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