Yes, for a word from the divine Scriptures, made to sound in the ear, does more than fire soften the hardened soul, and renders it fit for all good things. — St. John Chrysostom, Homily on Matthew 1
How can anyone not come to appreciate John Chrysostom? I am subscribed to another blog where I get most of these quotes, but I have to share them. You might want to subscribe as well.