Meaningful & Inspirational Quotes by Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II’s Most Inspirational Quotes

A collection of beautiful and Inspirational Quotes by Pope John Paul II, this article we look at Pope John Paul II’s most inspiring quotes. Quotes often give context; they can mean different things to different people, here you will find some of the best quotes by Pope John Paul II.

Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.

Pope John Paul II
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.


The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish.

Pope John Paul II
 The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish.

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.

Pope John Paul II
 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.

Know what you are talking about.

Pope John Paul II
 Know what you are talking about.

Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought.

Pope John Paul II
 Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought.

The history of mankind, the history of salvation, passes by way of the family.

Pope John Paul II
 The history of mankind, the history of salvation, passes by way of the family.

Holidays and vacations can help to balance activity with contemplation, haste with more natural rhythms, noise with the heralding silence of peace.

Pope John Paul II
 Holidays and vacations can help to balance activity with contemplation, haste with more natural rhythms, noise with the heralding silence of peace.

In the depths of the human soul… the desire to give meaning to one’s own life is joined by the fleeting vision of beauty and of the mysterious unity of things.

Pope John Paul II
 In the depths of the human soul… the desire to give meaning to one's own life is joined by the fleeting vision of beauty and of the mysterious unity of things.

There is no need to be dismayed if love sometimes follows torturous ways. Grace has the power to make straight the paths of human love.

Pope John Paul II
 There is no need to be dismayed if love sometimes follows torturous ways.  Grace has the power to make straight the paths of human love.

Man must reconcile himself to his natural greatness…. he must not forget that he is a person.

Pope John Paul II
 Man must reconcile himself to his natural greatness…. he must not forget that he is a person.

Humanity, its dignity and its balance, will depend at every moment and on every place on the globe,on who man is for woman and who woman is for man.

Pope John Paul II
 Humanity, its dignity and its balance, will depend at every moment and on every place on the globe,on who man is for woman and who woman is for man.

It is not enough to long for a person as a good for oneself, one must also, and above all, long for that person’s good.

Pope John Paul II
 It is not enough to long for a person as a good for oneself, one must also, and above all, long for that person's good.

To the family is entrusted the task of striving, first and foremost, to unleash the forces of good.

Pope John Paul II
 To the family is entrusted the task of striving, first and foremost, to unleash the forces of good.

In the life of husband and wife together, fatherhood and motherhood represent such a sublime novelty” and richness as can only be approached “on one’s knees”.”

Pope John Paul II
 In the life of husband and wife together, fatherhood and motherhood represent such a sublime novelty" and richness as can only be approached "on one's knees"."

The modern world, a world which has experienced marvelous achievements but which seems to have lost its sense of ultimate realities and of existence itself.

Pope John Paul II
 The modern world, a world which has experienced marvelous achievements but which seems to have lost its sense of ultimate realities and of existence itself.

Christ assigns as a duty to every man the dignity of every woman: and simultaneously… He also assigns to every woman the dignity of every man.

Pope John Paul II
 Christ assigns as a duty to every man the dignity of every woman: and simultaneously… He also assigns to every woman the dignity of every man.

The sacraments infuse holiness into the terrain of man’s humanity: they penetrate the soul and body, the femininity and masculinity of the personal subject, with the power of holiness.

Pope John Paul II
 The sacraments infuse holiness into the terrain of man's humanity: they penetrate the soul and body, the femininity and masculinity of the personal subject, with the power of holiness.

The purpose of art is nothing less than the upliftment of the human spirit.

Pope John Paul II
 The purpose of art is nothing less than the upliftment of the human spirit.

As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.

Pope John Paul II
 As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.

Work bears a particular mark of man and of humanity, the mark of a person operating within a community of persons

Pope John Paul II
 Work bears a particular mark of man and of humanity, the mark of a person operating within a community of persons

Man always travels along precipices… His truest obligation is to keep his balance.

Pope John Paul II
 Man always travels along precipices… His truest obligation is to keep his balance.

Give us the grace – When the sacredness of life before birth is attacked, to stand up and proclaim that no one ever has the authority to destroy unborn life.

Pope John Paul II
 Give us the grace - When the sacredness of life before birth is attacked, to stand up and proclaim that no one ever has the authority to destroy unborn life.

Man matures through work which inspires him to difficult good.

Pope John Paul II
 Man matures through work which inspires him to difficult good.

I have a sweet tooth for song and music. This is my Polish sin.

Pope John Paul II
 I have a sweet tooth for song and music. This is my Polish sin.

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