21 Brother Lawrence Quotes

  • "The sorest afflictions never appear intolerable, but when we see them in the wrong light; when we see them in the hand of God, who dispenses them; when we know that it is our loving Father who abases and distresses us; our sufferings will lose their bitterness and become even a matter of consolation."

    - Brother Lawrence
    Topics: Affliction


  • "We ought to act with God in the greatest simplicity, speak to Him frankly and plainly, and implore His assistance in our affairs."

    - Brother Lawrence
    Topics: Prayer


  • "We must do our business faithfully; without trouble or disquiet, recalling our mind to GOD mildly, and with tranquility, as often as we find it wandering from Him."

    - Brother Lawrence
    Topics: Contentment, Business


  • "The end we ought to propose to ourselves is to become, in this life, the most perfect worshippers of God we can possibly be, as we hope to be through all eternity."

    - Brother Lawrence
    Topics: Worship


  • "Many things are possible for the person who has hope. Even more is possible for the person who has faith. And still more is possible for the person who knows how to love. But everything is possible for the person who practices all three virtues."

    - Brother Lawrence
    Topics: Virtue


  • "GOD will not permit that a soul which desires to be devoted entirely to Him should take other pleasures than with Him: that is more than reasonable."

    - Brother Lawrence
    Topics: Worship


  • "God as we ought to worship Him. God is Spirit, so we must worship Him in spirit and truth, that is, by a humble and true adoration of spirit in the depth and centre of our souls."

    - Brother Lawrence
    Topics: Worship


  • "A little lifting of the heart suffices; a little remembrance of God, one act of inward worship are prayers which, however short, are nevertheless acceptable to God."

    - Brother Lawrence
    Topics: Prayer, Worship, The Heart


  • "Let us think often that our only business in this life is to please God. Perhaps all besides is but folly and vanity."

    - Brother Lawrence
    Topics: Faithful


  • "To worship God in truth is to recognize Him for being who He is, and to recognize ourselves for what we are."

    - Brother Lawrence
    Topics: Worship


  • "There is not in the world a kind of life more sweet and delightful than that of a continual conversation with God."

    - Brother Lawrence
    Topics: Worship, Prayer


  • "Sufferings will be sweet and pleasant to us while we are with Him; and the greatest pleasures will be, without Him, a cruel punishment to us."

    - Brother Lawrence
    Topics: Suffering


  • "In order to know God, we must often think of Him; and when we come to love Him, we shall then also think of Him often, for our heart will be with our treasure."

    - Brother Lawrence
    Topics: God, Worship


  • "You need not cry very loud; he is nearer to us than we think."

    - Brother Lawrence
    Topics: Suffering


  • "To worship God in truth is further to admit that we are entirely contrary to Him, and that He is willing to make us like Himself if we desire it. Who will be so imprudent as to turn himself away, even for a moment, from the reverence, love, service and continual adoration which we most justly owe Him?"

    - Brother Lawrence
    Topics: Worship



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