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maxim[1][10] = "If God be with us, there is no one else left to fear.";
 
maxim[1][10] = "If God be with us, there is no one else left to fear.";
 
maxim[1][11] = "He who wishes to be perfectly obeyed should give but few orders.";
 
maxim[1][11] = "He who wishes to be perfectly obeyed should give but few orders.";
maxim[1][12] = "A man should keep himself down, and not busy himself \"in marvels beyond his understanding\" (<i>\"in mirabilibus super se\"</i>).";
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maxim[1][12] = "A man should focus on what concerns him and not busy himself \"with wonders beyond his understanding\" (<i>\"in mirabilibus super se\"</i>).";
 
maxim[1][13] = "Men should often renew their good resolutions, and not lose heart because they are tempted against them.";
 
maxim[1][13] = "Men should often renew their good resolutions, and not lose heart because they are tempted against them.";
 
maxim[1][14] = "The name of Jesus, pronounced with reverence and affection, has a kind of power to soften the heart.";
 
maxim[1][14] = "The name of Jesus, pronounced with reverence and affection, has a kind of power to soften the heart.";
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maxim[12][28] = "Let young men be cheerful and indulge in the recreations proper to their age, provided they keep out of the way of sin.";
 
maxim[12][28] = "Let young men be cheerful and indulge in the recreations proper to their age, provided they keep out of the way of sin.";
 
maxim[12][29] = "Not to know how to deny our soul its own wishes is to foment a very hot-bed of vices.";
 
maxim[12][29] = "Not to know how to deny our soul its own wishes is to foment a very hot-bed of vices.";
maxim[12][30] = "All created things share themselves freely and show the goodness of the Creator: the sun scatters its light, the fire its heat; the tree throws out its arms, which are its branches, and reaches to us the fruit it bears; water, and air, and all nature express the generosity of the Creator. We, who are His living image, do not represent Him, but, through our fallen condition, deny Him in our deeds while we confess Him in our speech.";
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maxim[12][30] = "All created things share themselves freely and show the goodness of the Creator: the sun scatters its light, the fire its heat; the tree throws out its arms, which are its branches, and reaches to us the fruit it bears; water, and air, and all things in nature express the generosity of the Creator. We, who are His living image, do not represent Him, but, through our fallen condition, deny Him in our deeds while we confess Him in our speech.";
 
maxim[12][31] = "The hour is finished - we may say the same of the year; but the time to do good is not finished yet.";
 
maxim[12][31] = "The hour is finished - we may say the same of the year; but the time to do good is not finished yet.";
  

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Virgin Mary, Mother of God

Maxims from September 7 and 8
To obtain the protection of our Blessed Lady in our most urgent wants, it is very useful to say sixty-three times, after the fashion of a Rosary, “Virgin Mary, Mother of God, pray to Jesus for me.”
When we make this prayer to our Blessed Lady, we give her every possible praise in the least possible compass, because we call her by her name of MARY, and give her those two great titles of Virgin, and Mother of God, and then name JESUS, the fruit of her most pure womb.