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St. Catherine of Siena
The Dialogue of Saint Catherine

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virtue

    Chapter, Paragraph
1 1, 1 | if she did not acquire virtue in herself -- addressed 2 1, 3 | inasmuch as they possess the virtue of desire, and sustain their 3 1, 4 | contrition of the heart; not by virtue of the pain, but by virtue 4 1, 4 | virtue of the pain, but by virtue of the desire of the soul; 5 1, 4 | inasmuch as desire and every virtue is of value, and has life 6 1, 4 | all that is necessary. No virtue, my daughter, can have life 7 1, 4 | your sins, and with love of virtue for the glory and praise 8 1, 4 | sufficient, through the virtue of love, for satisfaction 9 1, 4 | extent of their exercise of virtue and grace in general. I 10 1, 4 | make them smell the odor of virtue, and take delight in the 11 1, 6 | How every virtue and every defect is obtained 12 1, 6 | you should know that every virtue is obtained by means of 13 1, 6 | idea of sin, and hatred of virtue, that is, pleasure from 14 1, 6 | nor others of the love of virtue and hatred of vice. Being 15 1, 6 | not giving an example of virtue, the villain also usurps 16 1, 6 | fellow-creatures to abandon virtue for vice; this is cruelty 17 1, 7 | which gives light to every virtue. In the same way self-love, 18 1, 7 | the virtues, because no virtue can be obtained without 19 1, 7 | and with the medium of virtue, which she has conceived 20 1, 7 | hatred of sin and love of virtue; and, when she has thus 21 1, 7 | exercise and prove your virtue therewith; because, inasmuch 22 1, 7 | herself by the conception of virtue, from which she has drawn 23 1, 7 | to one, but to one, one virtue, and to another, another, 24 1, 7 | in many cases I give one virtue, to be as it were the chief 25 1, 7 | principal object of its virtue; the soul disposing herself, 26 1, 7 | and, by the effect of this virtue, the soul draws to herself 27 1, 7 | many gifts and graces of virtue, and not only in the case 28 1, 7 | they may make use of the virtue of love. ~ 29 1, 8 | infidelity and lack of hope. The virtue of faith is proved in these 30 1, 8 | to you, that, not only is virtue proved in those who render 31 1, 8 | benevolence, and that this is by virtue of the love and perfect 32 1, 8 | in all these things, the virtue of fortitude conceived within 33 1, 8 | it would not be a serious virtue founded in truth." ~ 34 2, 1 | which are the instruments of virtue; works of penance performed 35 2, 1 | the affection of love of virtue. With this discretion, then, 36 2, 1 | her principal affection in virtue rather than in penance. 37 2, 1 | but the means to increase virtue according to the needs of 38 2, 1 | that which I hate. This virtue of discretion is no other 39 2, 1 | and in this knowledge is virtue rooted. Discretion is the 40 2, 1 | tree would not produce the virtue of discretion, or any fruit 41 2, 1 | were not planted in the virtue of humility, because humility 42 2, 1 | guilt. And this founds the virtue of discretion on knowledge 43 2, 1 | Contrariwise those who possess the virtue of discretion. For, when 44 2, 1 | servant, if he have this virtue, everything that he does 45 2, 2 | produces fragrant blossoms of virtue, with many scents of great 46 2, 3 | instruments for arriving at virtue, and not as the principal 47 2, 3 | the proving, namely, of virtue in the time of need. And 48 2, 3 | conceives and brings forth virtue in truth; that is, unless 49 2, 3 | which, as I told you, the virtue of discretion renders to 50 2, 3 | performed as the instruments of virtue, and not as a principal 51 2, 3 | less, inasmuch as neither virtue nor merit consists therein; 52 2, 3 | penance. Merit consists in the virtue of love alone, flavored 53 2, 3 | or to obtain one great virtue, the motive would not be 54 2, 3 | perform even one act of great virtue and profit to others, by 55 2, 3 | condiment of every instrument of virtue. Holy discretion is a prudence 56 2, 3 | at first conceived by the virtue of love, as has been said, 57 2, 3 | have I shown you, that, if virtue were not visible and did 58 2, 3 | already told you, that perfect virtue cannot exist and give fruit 59 2, 3 | not produce the child of virtue, in the love of her neighbor, 60 2, 3 | truth, she has not conceived virtue at all; and this is also 61 2, 5 | nor diminish Its grace and virtue, nor does an evil minister 62 2, 5 | sin was taken from him by virtue of the Blood, which stain 63 2, 5 | the flesh of Adam, but by virtue of the Eternal Deity, the 64 2, 5 | satisfy for guilt, but only by virtue of the divine nature. And 65 2, 5 | Holy Baptism, which has the virtue of communicating the life 66 2, 5 | this liberty been made by virtue of this glorious Blood, 67 2, 6 | neighbor, with true and genuine virtue, as I have said to you above, 68 2, 10 | fills herself with love and virtue; and on the third she tastes 69 2, 11 | attempted to walk by the road of virtue were prevented from arriving 70 2, 11 | foundation, for there is no virtue which has not been proved 71 2, 11 | Wherefore no one can have the virtue given by a life of grace, 72 2, 13 | ascended into Heaven by virtue of the Divine Nature and 73 2, 13 | doctrine remained, and the virtue of the stones founded upon 74 2, 13 | power of Mine gives the virtue of fortitude to whoever 75 2, 13 | leaving there only the love of virtue. Thus, in both ways, both 76 2, 18 | by not paying the debt of virtue, and towards Me by not paying 77 2, 19 | say: 'This man works by virtue of Beelzebub.' Thus wicked 78 2, 20 | them showing them vice and virtue. And I have made them see 79 2, 20 | made them see the fruit of virtue, and the hurtfulness of 80 2, 20 | hatred of vice and love of virtue, and this truth has not 81 2, 20 | the increase of grace and virtue in their souls. Thus, they 82 2, 24 | ended in hatred of Me and of virtue. But why then did he do 83 2, 25 | love, cannot increase in virtue, time having come to naught, 84 2, 25 | grew in grace, increasing virtue, and the one was the occasion 85 2, 25 | fire can injure it, not by virtue of itself, but by virtue 86 2, 25 | virtue of itself, but by virtue of the soul, which virtue 87 2, 25 | virtue of the soul, which virtue is of Me, given to her by 88 2, 26 | dye upon the cloth, not by virtue of the body but only out 89 2, 26 | the soul in the working of virtue. As in the mirror is represented 90 2, 27 | may conquer, proving their virtue, and receive from Me the 91 2, 27 | tempted, so as to arrive at virtue, by being proved. For one 92 2, 27 | For one does not arrive at virtue except through knowledge 93 2, 27 | yourself, and of Me, and that virtue may be proved, for it is 94 2, 27 | life, to exercise and prove virtue in the soul. Not that it 95 2, 27 | intention of the Devil to prove virtue in you (for he has not love), 96 2, 27 | have lived perfectly in virtue, illuminated with the light 97 2, 28 | temptations to prove them in virtue, as I told you above, they 98 2, 29 | exercising and proving of virtue in them. And, notwithstanding 99 2, 30 | self-love, displeasure of virtue, and love of vice, whence 100 2, 31 | needful -- they are vice and virtue. If you desire to arrive 101 2, 31 | life, you must persevere in virtue, and if you would have eternal 102 2, 33 | thirst. Thirst, I say, for virtue, and the honor of My Name 103 2, 33 | and true fear, and love of virtue. He then finds that he has 104 2, 35 | sufficient, without the love of virtue, to give eternal life; and 105 2, 35 | do not arise with love of virtue, servile fear alone is not 106 2, 36 | sin, but at the fruit of virtue, and the love which I bear 107 2, 37 | order to exercise them in virtue and raise them above their 108 2, 37 | abandon, under color of virtue, many of their exercises, 109 2, 37 | punishment, or to embrace virtue from the motive of one's 110 2, 37 | is displeasing to Me, and virtue should be loved for My sake. 111 2, 37 | imperfection, and love of virtue, dig up, with hatred, the 112 2, 38 | amorous Word? In many is My virtue manifested in the soul in 113 2, 38 | first manifestation of My virtue, that is to say, of My love 114 2, 38 | her to taste and see My virtue. Sometimes she seeks Me 115 2, 40 | Every perfection and every virtue proceeds from charity, and 116 2, 40 | self- hatred and the love of virtue." ~ 117 2, 41 | the stones, based upon the virtue of His Blood, for it is 118 2, 41 | His Blood, for it is in virtue of this Blood that the virtues 119 3, 1 | crucified, with true love of virtue and hatred of vice, and 120 3, 1 | recognized? By perseverance in virtue, and by the fact that the 121 3, 2 | and perseverance, every virtue. Wherefore should she persevere 122 3, 2 | pass by, by means of the virtue of perseverance. Oh, how 123 3, 5 | baptism of water, which has virtue through the Blood, and where 124 3, 5 | grace in Holy Baptism, in virtue of the Blood? In the Side, 125 3, 5 | water, which is received in virtue of the Blood. I also showed 126 3, 5 | shed for Me, which has virtue through My Blood, even if 127 3, 5 | drew from Holy Baptism in virtue of the Blood, it was necessary 128 3, 5 | are infinite. This is in virtue of the infinite Divine nature, 129 3, 7 | exercise My servants in virtue in this life and as justiciars 130 3, 10 | possible for them to have virtue without toil they would 131 3, 14 | soul, exercising herself in virtue, begins to lose her fear, 132 3, 14 | united nourish your soul in virtue, making her to grow in the 133 3, 14 | grow in the perfection of virtue and in the unitive state. 134 3, 14 | mind, in order to nourish virtue within her soul. In such 135 3, 14 | that she may ever grow in virtue. For the soul is never so 136 3, 15 | they are disciplined in virtue, as I have said to you. 137 3, 15 | worth nothing, nor would any virtue of yours have any life if 138 3, 16 | the love of My servants' virtue. ~ 139 3, 16 | and to be used in love of virtue, and for the salvation of 140 3, 17 | remained in joy and courageous virtue. I would gladly know whether 141 3, 17 | confine myself to the sign of virtue. These are the things which 142 3, 18 | which faith you exercise in virtue by the light of reason, 143 3, 18 | should prove and increase the virtue of his soul, because virtue 144 3, 18 | virtue of his soul, because virtue cannot be proved, except 145 3, 18 | of good, that is to say virtue, she cannot love or desire 146 3, 18 | am the Essential Good, or virtue, which I have given you 147 3, 18 | that which I love. I love virtue and hate vice; he who loves 148 3, 18 | who loves vice and hates virtue offends Me, and is deprived 149 3, 18 | follows it: he is ignorant of virtue and of Me, who am the cause 150 3, 18 | his obtaining life-giving virtue; he is ignorant of his own 151 3, 18 | advancing to grace, by means of virtue. See, therefore, how his 152 3, 20 | permits this in order to prove virtue in yourself, and in My other 153 3, 21 | which is given to man, in virtue of which he expects one 154 3, 23 | reproving vice and encouraging virtue according to your power. ~ 155 3, 24 | truth, in which she saw virtue resplendent in those who 156 3, 24 | baptism, which you receive in virtue of the Blood of the Word, 157 3, 24 | you may grow in love and virtue by the help of My grace, 158 3, 25 | hovered over the host, in virtue of the words which the minister 159 3, 26 | behind its imprint, so the virtue of this Sacrament remains 160 3, 28 | which all give life in virtue of the Blood. Each one, 161 3, 28 | gave him both grace and the virtue which preserves it, and, 162 3, 28 | word and in deed, receiving virtue from Me. If you turn to 163 3, 28 | despising vice and embracing virtue, with love of Me and of 164 3, 28 | planted plants odoriferous of virtue. Wherefore, those under 165 3, 28 | have bestowed upon you, in virtue using the free-will which 166 3, 28 | oftentimes remained bound by the virtue and power that I had given 167 3, 29 | the case of priests whose virtue grows weak, any more than 168 3, 29 | possess the adornment of virtue, as did those of whom I 169 3, 29 | therefore by reason of the virtue and dignity of the Sacrament, 170 3, 29 | and by reason of that very virtue and dignity you should hate 171 3, 29 | stripped of the garment of virtue, foully living in dishonor; 172 3, 30 | of vice, and with love of virtue. He has entirely lost all 173 3, 30 | fears death; but since the virtue of a just and perfect man 174 3, 30 | friend, that is to say, to virtue and holy thoughts, he gave 175 3, 30 | time and of the jewels of virtue, reproves herself, seeming 176 3, 30 | not as her due, but by virtue of Jesus Christ My Son. ~ 177 3, 30 | speak only of the light of virtue which all can have in general, 178 3, 30 | solicitously and with love of virtue they receive, as has been 179 3, 31 | denuded and without any virtue, and on whichever side he 180 3, 31 | in charity and love of virtue, and that time which I gave 181 3, 31 | towards nourishing them in virtue, giving them the example 182 3, 31 | but solely with regard to virtue, My honor and the salvation 183 3, 31 | being placed on a ground of virtue is known better on account 184 3, 31 | better on account of the virtue, and the better he knows 185 3, 31 | better the perfection of virtue, wherefore he grieves the 186 3, 31 | which dying sinners have of virtue and vice they see only too 187 3, 31 | the good which follows the virtue of a just man, and the pain 188 3, 31 | grace of having followed virtue in the doctrine of My truth 189 3, 32 | life. You have shown me the virtue and beatitude of these Your 190 3, 32 | they ought to be mirrors of virtue. And because You have manifested 191 4, 1 | So prompt in Him was this virtue, that, in order to fulfill 192 4, 1 | sign that you have this virtue is patience, and impatience 193 4, 1 | further concerning this virtue. But observe that obedience 194 4, 1 | know this most excellent virtue in that humble and immaculate 195 4, 1 | or you have neither. This virtue has a nurse who feeds her, 196 4, 1 | same milk she feeds the virtue of obedience. Her raiment 197 4, 1 | spoke to you of a companion virtue proceeding from obedience 198 4, 1 | described this and every other virtue." ~ 199 4, 2 | sweet and glorious is this virtue, which contains all the 200 4, 3 | worldly men devoid of every virtue do the contrary; they, like 201 4, 3 | The blood of the Lamb, by virtue of which the key of obedience 202 4, 3 | its rust, so that, by the virtue of the blood, it has been 203 4, 4 | fundamental principle of the virtue." ~ 204 4, 5 | exercising herself in the virtue of obedience; indeed, most 205 4, 5 | others in the childhood of virtue, others through fear, others 206 4, 5 | they exercise themselves in virtue, and persevere till death, 207 4, 5 | decked with the pearls of virtue, steering it in the way 208 4, 5 | you in another place, one virtue belongs especially to one 209 4, 5 | numbers and deficient in virtue, not through defect of the 210 4, 5 | defiled it with their scanty virtue and light of science, though 211 4, 6 | the disobedient and the virtue of the obedient, so that 212 4, 6 | deprived of this little virtue of humility. ~ 213 4, 6 | his benignity; hatred of virtue, against the love of virtue; 214 4, 6 | virtue, against the love of virtue; impurity, against chastity; 215 4, 6 | envy, stealing from him the virtue in which he excels, not 216 4, 7 | so perfect that no higher virtue can be attained except by 217 4, 9 | performed by means of this virtue; and of discretion in obedience, 218 4, 9 | letter in gold. This glorious virtue is so pleasing to Me, that 219 4, 9 | Me, the earth obeys this virtue, the animals obey it -- 220 4, 9 | fulfilled his obedience in such virtue of faith that the dry wood 221 4, 9 | covered by the green leaves of virtue, had brought forth the fruit 222 4, 9 | through his purity and virtue caught a dragon and brought 223 4, 9 | forth the excellence of this virtue. Everything else should 224 4, 10 | of reverence; and of the virtue of those who live like angels. 225 4, 11 | Church, and commending the virtue of faith brings this work 226 Lette, 0| expressing various acts of virtue, after which her face suddenly 227 Lette, 0| which I ask of You, in virtue of Your Blood!" and many


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