Help someone in distress and you lighten your own burden; the very joy of alleviating the sorrow of another is the lessening of one’s own.
Other Fulton J. Sheen quotes:
Weak men in high positions surround themselves with little men, in order that they may seem great by comparison.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Charity is to be measured, not by what one has given away, but by what one has left.
Moral principles do not depend on a majority vote. Wrong is wrong, even if everybody is wrong. Right is right, even if nobody is right.
You must remember to love people and use things, rather than to love things and use people.
Other people are like a mirror which reflects back on us the kind of image we cast.
Nothing is more destined to create deep-seated anxieties in people than the false assumption that life should be free from anxieties.
If you do not live what you believe, you will end up believing what you live.
Wrong is wrong even when everybody is wrong.
Believe the incredible and you can do the impossible.