65 Advent Quotes On Success In Life

These advent quotes will inspire you. Advent, an arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous) or the arrival of a notable person, thing, or event.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and encouraging advent quotes, advent sayings, and advent proverbs.

Best Advent Quotes

  1. “The Lord is coming, always coming. When you have ears to hear and eyes to see, you will recognize him at any moment of your life. Life is Advent; life is recognizing the coming of the Lord” ~ Henri Nouwen
  2. “The celebration of Advent is possible only to those who are troubled in soul, who know themselves to be poor and imperfect, and who look forward to something greater to come.” ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  3. “Advent increases our hope, a hope which does not disappoint. The Lord never lets us down.” ~ Pope Francis
  4. “At this Christmas when Christ comes, will He find a warm heart? Mark the season of Advent by loving and serving the others with God’s own love and concern.” ~ Mother Teresa
  5. “It is the beautiful task of Advent to awaken in all of us memories of goodness and thus to open doors of hope.” ~ Pope Benedict XVI

  6. “In the silence of a midwinter dusk, there is a sound so faint that for all you can tell it may be only the sound of the silence itself. You hold your breath to listen. You are aware of the beating of your heart. The extraordinary thing that is about to happen is matched only by the extraordinary moment just before it happens. Advent is the name of that moment.” ~ Frederick Buechner
  7. “Advent is a journey towards Bethlehem. May we let ourselves be drawn by the light of God made man.” ~ Pope Francis
  8. “The season of Advent means there is something on the horizon the likes of which we have never seen before … What is possible is to not see it, to miss it, to turn just as it brushes past you. And you begin to grasp what it was you missed, like Moses in the cleft of the rock, watching God’s [back] fade in the distance. So stay. Sit. Linger. Tarry. Ponder. Wait. Behold. Wonder. There will be time enough for running. For rushing. For worrying. For pushing. For now, stay. Wait. Something is on the horizon.” ~ Jan L. Richardson
  9. “God of hope, I look to you with an open heart and yearning spirit. During this Advent season, I will keep alert and awake, listening for your word and keeping to your precepts. My hope is in you.” ~ Matthew Kelly
  10. “Advent is patience it’s how God has made us a people of promise, in a world of impatience.” ~ Stanley Hauerwas

  11. “The word advent means “expectation.” What advent can do for us is create a sense of hope.” ~ Louie Giglio
  12. “Advent: the time to listen for footsteps – you can’t hear footsteps when
    you’re running yourself.” ~ Bill McKibben
  13. “Advent, this powerful liturgical season that we are beginning, invites us to pause in silence to understand a presence. It is an invitation to understand that the individual events of the day are hints that God is giving us, signs of the attention he has for each one of us.” ~ Pope Benedict XVI , Advent quotes event
  14. “Advent is the season that can remind us God is working while we’re waiting and we’re really waiting with God.” ~ Louie Giglio
  15. “I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” ~ Charles Dickens

  16. “Advent is the spiritual season of hope par excellence, and in this season the whole Church is called to be hope, for itself and for the world.” ~ Pope Benedict XVI , Advent quotes about hope
  17. “A prison cell, in which one waits, hopes…and is completely dependent on the fact that
    the door of freedom has to be opened from the outside, is not a bad picture of Advent.” ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  18. “By his own will Christ was dependent on Mary during Advent: he was absolutely helpless; he could go nowhere but where she chose to take him; he could not speak; her breathing was his breath; his heartbeat in the beating of her heart… In the seasons of our Advent – waking, working, eating, sleeping, being – each breath is a breathing of Christ into the world.” ~ Caryll Houselander
  19. “Advent’s intention is to awaken the most profound and basic emotional memory within us, namely, the memory of the God who became a child. This is a healing memory; it brings hope. The purpose of the Church’s year is continually to rehearse her great history of memories, to awaken the heart’s memory so that it can discern the star of hope.” ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  20. “We celebrate the First Advent to whet our appetites for the Second. We long for the next coming.” ~ Max Lucado

  21. “Immanuel, God with us in our nature, in our sorrow, in our lifework, in our punishment, in our grave, and now with us, or rather we with Him, in resurrection, ascension, triumph, and Second Advent splendor.” ~ Charles Spurgeon
  22. “I don’t think we’ll understand Advent correctly until we see it as a preparation for a revolution.” ~ Robert Barron
  23. “To predispose our mind to welcome the Lord who, as we say in the Creed, one day will come to judge the living and the dead, we must learn to recognize him as present in the events of daily life. Therefore, Advent is, so to speak, an intense training that directs us decisively toward him who already came, who will come, and who comes continuously.” ~ Pope John Paul II
  24. “The Advent season is that time when we seek to, in a manner of speaking, mute our memory of what has already happened, that we might brighten our joy that it happened. We leave the already of His advent to taste the bitter of the not yet. We, in short, go back, that we might look forward to His coming.” ~ R. C. Sproul , Advent quotes about joy
  25. “Advent creates people, new people.” ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  26. “Every year we celebrate the holy season of Advent, O God. Every year we pray those beautiful prayers of longing and waiting, and sing those lovely songs of hope and promise.” ~ Karl Rahner
  27. “I am determined to enjoy each day to the fullest. I don’t want to wish away Christmas. I want to enjoy these last moments of Advent and look forward to Jesus’s birth with anticipation.” ~ Shelley Shepard Gray
  28. “For outlandish creatures like us, on our way to a heart, a brain, and courage, Bethlehem is not the end of our journey but only the beginning – not home but the place through which we must pass if ever we are to reach home at last.” ~ Frederick Buechner
  29. “This Advent we look to the Wise Men to teach us where to focus our attention. We set our sights on things above, where God is. We draw closer to Jesus… When our Advent journey ends, and we reach the place where Jesus resides in Bethlehem, may we, like the Wise Men, fall on our knees and adore him as our true and only King.” ~ Mark Zimmermann
  30. “God is coming! God is coming! All the element we swim in, this existence, echoes ahead the advent. God is coming! Can’t you feel it?” ~ Walter Wangerin

  31. “Advent is a time of waiting, of expectation, of silence. Waiting for our Lord to be born. A pregnant woman is so happy, so content. She lives in such a garment of silence, and it is as though she were listening to hear the stir of life within her. One always hears that stirring compared to the rustling of a bird in the hand. But the intentness which one awaits such stirring is like nothing so much as a blanket of silence.” ~ Dorothy Day
  32. “Advent allows us to recover during this four-week journey. It begins four Sundays before Christmas all the way up to Christmas. It lets us breath in those moments of faithfulness and helps us recognize that God is working.” ~ Louie Giglio
  33. “Great God, what do I see and hear!
    The end of things created!
    The judge of mankind doth appear
    On clouds of glory seated!
    The trumpet sounds; the graves restore,
    The dead which they contained before;
    Prepare, my soul, to meet Him!” ~ Martin Luther
  34. “Advent is the season of the secret, the secret of the growth of Christ, of divine love growing in silence…For nine months, Christ grew in his mother’s body. By his own will, she formed him from herself, from the simplicity of her daily life.” ~ Caryll Houselander
  35. “The advent of truth, like the dawn of day, agitates the elements, while it disperses the gloom.” ~ Elias Lyman Magoon

  36. “If I were but sure that I should live to see the coming of the Lord, it would be the joyfulest tidings in the world. O that I might see His kingdom come! It is the characteristic of His saints to love His appearing and to look for that blessed hope. “The Spirit and the bride say, Come.” “Even so, come, Lord Jesus.”” ~ Richard Baxter
  37. “Advent is not about a sentimental waiting for the Baby Jesus.” ~ Richard Rohr
  38. “The true sovereign is not the American president nor the English king, but the Lord of the Second Advent.” ~ Sun Myung Moon
  39. “Before His visible advent in the flesh, the Logos of God dwelt among the patriarchs and prophets in a spiritual manner, prefiguring the mysteries of His advent. After His incarnation He is present in a similar way not only to those who are still beginners, nourishing them spiritually and leading them toward the maturity of divine perfection but also to the perfect, secretly pre-delineating in them the features of His future advent as if in an ikon.” ~ Maximus the Confessor
  40. “No matter how difficult your situation maybe you have to follow the Lord of the Second Advent completely.” ~ Sun Myung Moon

  41. “How can God stoop lower than to come and dwell with a poor humble soul? Which is more than if he had said, such a one should dwell with him; for a beggar to live at court is not so much as the king to dwell with him in his cottage.” ~ William Gurnall
  42. “After the advent of the written word, the masses who could not – or were not permitted to – read, were given sermons by the few who could.” ~ Theodore Bikel
  43. “Since the advent of the Internet – more recently compounded by blogging – everyone can be a published voice. Any cowardly, anonymous anger-monger can have an audience of thousands. That doesn’t make them a journalist any more than my throwing an onion and a few carrots into a pot of boiling water makes me Julia Child.” ~ Lynda Resnick
  44. “With the advent of spring and beginning of the new harvest season the creators of abundance, our peasants, come out to the fields to sow with good aspirations and hopes.” ~ Islom Karimov
  45. “For a beggar to live at court is not so much as the King to dwell with him in his cottage.” ~ William Gurnall

  46. “The advent of the Christian God, as the maximum god attained so far, was therefore accompanied by the maximum feeling of guilty indebtedness on earth.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  47. “After a person dies, there is always something like a feeling of stupefaction, so difficult is it to comprehend this unexpected advent of nothingness and to resign oneself to believing it.” ~ Gustave Flaubert
  48. “We have witnessed the terrible increases in the incidence of alcoholism, the advent of drug dependency, the protests, marches, strikes, and human alienation.” ~ Alex Campbell
  49. “Every bird which flies has the thread of the infinite in its claw. Germination includes the hatching of a meteor and the tap of a swallow’s bill breaking the egg, and it leads forward the birth of an earthworm and the advent of Socrates.” ~ Victor Hugo
  50. “Let us, by praying, purify ourselves and we shall not only remove untouchability but shall also hasten the advent of Swaraj.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

  51. “With the advent of genetic engineering, the time required for the evolution of new species may literally collapse.” ~ Dee Hock
  52. “The advent of electronically synthesized sound after World War II has unquestionably had enormous influence on music in general.” ~ George Crumb
  53. “The advent of self-government for the Iraqi people is a watershed moment in their history.” ~ Todd Akin
  54. “In any case, in so far as our knowledge of the universe carries us, the advent of civilization for the first time on our globe represents the highest ascent of the life processes to which evolution had anywhere attained.” ~ James Henry Breasted
  55. “Certainly the advent of technology and electronic commerce has had an immense impact on the real estate industry.” ~ Michael Oxley

  56. “Self-discipline, although difficult, and not always easy while combating
    negative emotions should be a defensive measure. At least we will be able to prevent the advent of negative conduct dominated by negative emotion. That is ‘shila’, or moral ethics. Once we develop this by familiarizing ourselves with it, along with mindfulness and conscientiousness, eventually that pattern and way of life will become a part of our own life.” ~ Dalai Lama
  57. “With the advent of DNA, we know that people have been convicted and sentenced to death who later proved not to be guilty of the crime.” ~ Kamala Harris
  58. “I think the advent of the Internet gave us all a big boost, because by the time the Internet became mainstream and you could get it in your home, a lot of us were used to dealing in fan culture, writing to magazines or anything at the back of comic books.” ~ Kevin Smith
  59. “The advent of digitally enhancing images – and the fact that actresses weren’t protesting against that – created an environment where big corporations felt like they had total ownership over the bodies of actresses.” ~ Romola Garai
  60. “I read that prior to the advent of color TV, most people dreamed in black and white.” ~ Damian Loeb

  61. “I don’t really like the Hollywood blockbuster bandwagon that exists right now. The industry and the advent of all the technology, has kind of lost its way. It’s become very franchise driven and superhero driven.” ~ Peter Jackson
  62. “Trends in circulation and advertising – the rise of the Internet, which has made the daily newspaper look slow and unresponsive; the advent of Craigslist, which is wiping out classified advertising-have created a palpable sense of doom.” ~ Eric Alterman
  63. “Negativity is often looked upon [in the USA] as a kind of thought crime. Not since the advent of socialist realism has the world witnessed such pathological upbeatness.” ~ Terry Eagleton
  64. “But if so great a power is shown to have followed and to be still following the dispensation of His suffering, how great shall that be which shall follow His glorious advent! For He shall come on the clouds as the Son of man, so Daniel foretold, and His angels shall come with Him.” ~ Justin Martyr
  65. “I affirm that gain is precisely that which comes oftener to the bad man than to the good; for illegitimate gains never come to the good at all, because they reject them. And lawful gains rarely come to the good, because, since much anxious care is needful thereto, and the anxious care of the good man is directed to weightier matters, rarely does the good man give sufficient attention thereto. Wherefore it is clear that in every way the advent of these riches is iniquitous.” ~ Dante Alighieri

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