Young people should expect to be praised through their hard work and not pleasure.
Sin does not destroy as much as the despair that follows sin.
Saint Ioannis Chrysostomos
Bare bones is proof that none of the earthly goods are ours.
Saint Gregory the Theologian
It was he who created humankind in the beginning, and he left them in the power of their own free choice.
The one who banished the vice of self-love, which is the mother of all passions, with the help of God, easily allay the tumult of the passions.
St. Maximus the Confessor
You should stay away from those who love to have material goods. You should also be the one who does not want them.
Saint Isaac the Syrian