We must be satisfied with making the best use of the few talents God has given us without troubling ourselves about having greater or more extensive ones (VII:531).
I can only be deeply grieved by the intense sufferings of the poor slaves and by my inability to procure some relief for them; may it please God to have pity on them (VII:523).
It is true that everyone naturally wants what is best for himself, whereas Our Lord wants us to prefer the worst (VII:515).
Let us ask Our Lord to send good workers into His vineyard and to perfect those who are already in the Company (VII:491).
The more we see our own inadequacy, let us think that we have even more than we deserve (VII:483).
I ask God to be your strength so that you may walk to the end of the path He has marked out for you to your last end, which is God (VII:480).