Good living and the good odor of the Christian virtues put into practice draw the black sheep back to the right path and confirm Catholics on it (II:442).
I no more trust in human means for divine ends than I do in the devil (II:433).
The works of God are not sumptuous or showy (II:427).
The downfall of most communities comes from the cowardice of superiors in not holding firm and in not purging them of the troublesome and incorrigible (II:422).
Let us purge the company of worldly persons and those who are not pleasing in the eyes of God (II:421).
Whoever contributes to union of hearts in a company binds it indissolubly to God (II:413).