35 Motivational Pope Benedict XVI Quotes For Success

Pope Benedict XVI is a retired prelate of the Catholic Church who served as head of the Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 2005 until his resignation in 2013. Benedict’s election as pope occurred in the 2005 papal conclave that followed the death of Pope John Paul II. This Pope Benedict XVI Quotes on faith, hope, love etc will motivate you.

Best Pope Benedict XVI Quotes

  1. Each of us is the result of a thought of God. Each of us is willed. Each of us is loved. Each of us is necessary. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  2. The world promises you comfort, but you were not made for comfort. You were made for greatness. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  3. Make sure that every person, of whatever background, can find in you a welcoming heart. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  4. Holiness does not consist in not making mistakes or never sinning. Holiness grows with capacity for conversion, repentance, willingness to begin again, and above all with the capacity for reconciliation and forgiveness. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  5. Do you want to know yourself better? Then discover silence. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  6. Truth is not determined by a majority vote. ~ Pope Benedict XVI

  7. If you follow the will of God, you know that in spite of all the terrible things that happen to you, you will never lose a final refuge. You know that the foundation of the world is love, so that even when no human being can or will help you, you may go on, trusting in the One that loves you. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  8. Christianity is not a new philosophy or new morality. We are Christians only if we encounter Christ… Only in this personal relationship with Christ, only in this encounter with the Risen One do we really become Christians… Therefore, let us pray to the Lord to enlighten us, so that, in our world, he will grant us the encounter with his presence, and thus give us a lively faith, an open heart, and great charity for all, capable of renewing the world. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  9. Dear friends, may no adversity paralyze you. Be afraid neither of the world, nor of the future, nor of your weakness. The Lord has allowed you to live in this moment of history so that, by your faith, his name will continue to resound throughout the world. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  10. If we allow the love of Christ to change our heart, then we can change the world. This is the secret of authentic happiness. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  11. We can fall, but in the end, we fall into God’s hands, and God’s hands are good hands. ~ Pope Benedict XVI

  12. God is always faithful to His promises, but He often surprises us in the way He fulfills them. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  13. Evil draws its power from indecision and concern for what other people think. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  14. We are moving toward a dictatorship of relativism which does not recognize anything as for certain and which has as its highest goal one’s own ego and one’s own desires. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  15. Do not be afraid of Christ. He takes nothing away and he gives you everything. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  16. The cross reminds us that there is no true love without suffering, there is no gift of life without pain. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  17. If we take the Lord’s hand and let ourselves be guided by him, the path we take will be right and good. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  18. Look at the face of the other… discover that he has a soul, a history, and a life, that he is a person and that God loves this person. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  19. I have a mustard seed; and I am not afraid to use it. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  20. I’m not a man who constantly thinks up jokes. But I think it’s very important to be able to see the funny side of life and its joyful dimension and not to take everything too tragically. I’d also say it’s necessary for my ministry.  A writer once said that angels can fly because they don’t take themselves too seriously. Maybe we could also fly a bit if we didn’t think we were so important. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  21. Nature expresses a design of love and truth. ~ Pope Benedict XVI

  22. What a treasure is hidden in two small words: ‘thank you!’ ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  23. When politicians presume to do God’s work, they do not become divine but diabolical. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  24. Every human being is loved by God the Father. No one need feel forgotten, for every name is written in the Lord’s loving heart. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  25. May you always experience the joy that comes from putting Christ at the center of your lives. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  26. “God came into the world to reawaken the thirst for great things in us.” ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  27. “Holiness never goes out of fashion.” ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  28. “The ways of the Lord are not easy, but we were not created for an easy life, but for great things, for goodness.” ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  29. “Do not be afraid of seeming different and being criticized for what might seem to be losing or out of fashion; your peers but adults too, especially those who seem more distant from the mindset and values of the Gospel, are crying out to see someone who dares to live according to the fullness of humanity revealed by Jesus Christ.” ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  30. “Forgiveness does not replace justice.” ~ Pope Benedict XVI

  31. “God seeks us where we are, not so that we stay there, but so that we may come to be where He is, so that we may get beyond ourselves.” ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  32. “Help each other to live and to grow in the Christian faith so as to be valiant witnesses of the Lord. Be united, but not closed. Be humble, but not fearful. Be simple, but not naive. Be thoughtful, but not complicated. Enter into dialogue with others, but be yourselves.” ~ Pope Benedict XVI Quotes
  33. “Vacation time offers the unique opportunity to pause before the thought-provoking spectacles of nature, a wonderful “book” within reach of everyone, adults and children. In contact with nature, a person rediscovers his correct dimension, rediscovers himself as a creature, small but at the same time unique, with a “capacity for God” because interiorly he is open to the Infinite.” ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  34. “There is nothing more beautiful than to be surprised by the Gospel, by the encounter with Christ. There is nothing more beautiful than to know Him and to speak to others of our friendship with Him.” ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  35. “Each of you has a personal vocation which He has given you for your own joy and sanctity. When a person is conquered by the fire of His gaze, no sacrifice seems too great to follow Him and give Him the best of ourselves. This is what the saints have always done, spreading the light of the Lord … and transforming the world into a welcoming home for everyone.” ~ Pope Benedict XVI

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