Popular Pope John Paul II Quotes

There is no place for selfishness-and no place for fear! Do not be afraid, then, when love makes demands. Do not be afraid when love requires sacrifice


The person who does not decide to love forever will find it very difficult to really love for even one day.


The fear of making permanent commitments can change the mutual love of husband and wife into two loves of self-two loves existing side by side, until they end in separation.


What really matters in life is that we are loved by Christ and that we love Him in return. In comparison to the love of Jesus, everything else is secondary. And, without the love of Jesus, everything is useless.


The worst prison would be a closed heart.


The only way to peace is forgiveness.


In the newborn child is realized the common good of the family.


Marriage is an act of will that signifies and involves a mutual gift, which unites the spouses and binds them to their eventual souls, with whom they make up a sole family – a domestic church.


The Rosary is a prayer both so humble and simple and a theologically rich in Biblical content. I beg you to pray it.


When our whole life is one faith, hope, love, prayer and silence, a consecrated life always bound up in the Eucharist, then the ‘urge’ towards God springs.


We can pray perfectly when we are out in the mountains or on a lake and we feel at one with nature. Nature speaks for us or rather speaks to us. We pray perfectly.


The Rosary is my favorite prayer. A prayer so simple and so rich; from deepest heart, I exhort all to recite it.


Nobody is so poor he has nothing to give, and nobody is so rich he has nothing to receive.


Prayer can truly change your life. For it turns your attention away from yourself and directs your mind and your heart toward the Lord. If we look only at ourselves, with our own limitations and sins, we quickly give way to sadness and discouragement. But if we keep our eyes fixed on the Lord, then our hearts are filled with hope, our minds are washed n the light of truth, and we come to know the fullness of the Gospel with all is promise and life.


There is no true peace without fairness, truth, justice and solidarity.


Do not be afraid to take a chance on peace, to teach peace, to live peace…Peace will be the last word of history.