Spiritual Exercises Quotes

Is bread the better for kneading? so is the heart. Knead it then by spiritual exercises; or God must knead it by afflictions.

He who interrupts the course of his spiritual exercises and prayer is like a man who allows a bird to escape from his hand; he can hardly catch it again.

Judo has helped me to understand that pictorial space is above all the product of spiritual exercises. Judo is in fact the discovery by the human body of a spiritual space.

When mountain-climbing is made too easy the spiritual effect the mountain exercises vanishes into the air.

Love in fact is the spiritual life; and without it all other exercises of the spirit are emptied of content.

SPIRITUAL EXERCISES whereby to conquer oneself and order one's life without being influenced in one's decision by any inordinate affection.