Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude.
Blessed are the forgetful: for they get the better even of their blunders.
May these vows and this marriage be blessed.
I feel as if I have been blessed to undergo a transformation from ‘gangster’ to ‘redeemed sinner with gangster proclivities.’
I’m so blessed to have such enlightened parents. It must have been very hard to watch their able-bodied son lock himself up in his old room for most of his 20s.
Frankly, writing poetry for children is plain old fun, and I consider myself blessed to have such a delightful career.
The best is he who calls men to the best. And those who heed the call are also blessed. But worthless who call not, heed not, but rest.
Christ has conquered death, not only by suppressing its evil effects, but by reversing its sting. By virtue of Christ’s rising again, nothing any longer kills inevitably, but everything is capable of becoming the blessed touch of the divine hands, the blessed influence of the will of God upon our lives.
Blessed be childhood, which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness.
Never elated when someone’s oppressed, never dejected when another one’s blessed.