SOME persons are so full of the spirit of contradiction that they controvert what others say solely for the sake of contention. "I only defend reason," they will say. In answer to these defenders of reason, Cardinal Bellarmine says that an ounce of charity is better than a hundred loads of reason.
From Thoughts from St Alphonsus for Every Day
Compiled by Rev. C. McNeiry, C.SS.R.
Imprimatur: Joseph Hull, C.SS.R., Prov. Angl. Sup.
Nihil Obstat: Innocentlus Apap, O.P., S.T.M., Censor Deptutatus.
Imprimatur: Edm. Can. Surmont, Vicarius Generalis.
Westmonasterii, Die 9a Junii, 1927.
First published 1927