Daily Quote — St. John of the Cross

"St. John of the Cross" (detail) by Francisco de Zurbarán

“St. John of the Cross” (detail) by Francisco de Zurbarán


“Wisdom enters through love, silence, and mortification. It is great wisdom to know how to be silent and to look at neither the remarks, nor the deeds, nor the lives of others.” (St. John of the Cross)


The Memorial of St. John of the Cross, Priest and Doctor of the Church (A.D. 1542 – 1591) is December 14.


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