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- “The power of man is like a bladder inflated with wind. Let but a needle pierce the bladder, it will immediately collapse” St. Cecilia
- “Better die and be happy, than live and be miserable. You wish us to pronounce a lie; but in speaking the truth, we inflict much greater and more cruel torture upon you than that which you make us suffer” St. Cecilia
- “Christ alone can save from death, and deliver the guilty from Eternal Fire” St. Cecilia
- “death and hell combine to distract man with a thousand useless cares, and to engage his thoughts with a multitude of imaginary wants.” St. Cecilia
- “To die for Christ is not to sacrifice one’s youth, but to renew it;” St. Cecilia
- “I am only too happy to suffer all kinds of torments for the confession of Jesus Christ” St. Cecilia
Source: These quotes were taken from: The Life of Saint Cecilia published in America in 1866, translated from the French of Dom. Prosper Gueranger and is in the public domain.